Coimbatore: Lead India 2020 Foundation in association with the Coimbatore City Police,adopted SNVNV Government Boys Higher Secondary School at Singanallur. City Police Commissioner,Dr. C.Sylendra Babu inaugurated the computer laboratory of the school.
Dr. Sylendra Babu brought out that many of the officers in the civil services have in the past, studied in government schools. He asked police officers to ensure that each police station adopted one school. That would help in bridging the gap between the police and the students. Chief Education Officer, Smt N. Anandhi thanked the police and the NGOs for focusing their attention on education institutions.
Roots Director, Sri Kavidasan also spoke on the occasion. The programme partners of the event were, Residents Awareness Association of Coimbatore (RAAC), GE Country Wide volunteers, Rotary Club of Coimbatore Satellite and Rotaract Club of District 3201.
GE volunteers donated five computers under the Corporate Social Responsibility scheme.
Rotaractors of Coimbatore would train the students to use the computers, said J. Sathish Kumar, State Co-ordinator of Lead India 2020. GE, RAAC and Rotary Coimbatore Satellite reconstructed the laboratory, drinking water tank and carried out sanitation works in the school. Corporation East Zone chairman, S.M. Samy and the Singanallur Police donated cooking vessels worth Rs. 20,000 to the school.
Deputy Commissioners of Police, Sri P. Nagarajan (Law and Order), Smt. N. Kamini (Crime and Traffic), Sri Raviselvan,vice president of RAAC and its honorary secretary, Sri Raveendran, Rotary Club of Coimbatore Satellite, represented by Sri S.V. Natarajan, Head Mistress of SNVNV School, Smt Â Geetha Prema Manoranjitham were among the others who attended.