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Piramal Foundation signs an MoU with the Government of Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh

Piramal Foundation
September 20, 2018

Piramal Foundation signed an MoU with the Government of Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh to work together for improving student learning outcomes in Government Schools in Pakur and Sahibganj (Jharkhand), Barwani, Damoh, Khandwa, Singrauli and Vidisha (Madhya Pradesh) for four years.

In Jharkhand, the MoU was signed between Shri. Uma Shankar Singh, State Project Director, Government of Jharkhand and Manmohan Singh from Piramal Foundation.

Shri. Raghubar Das, Hon Chief Minister of Jharkhand mentioned that the state has made tremendous progress in improving infrastructure and providing access to school education. He added, “There is a strong aspiration among the Jharkhand System to bring innovation in education through partnerships.” Smt. Neera Yadav, Hon Education Minister of Jharkhand shared that the State may upgrade Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya’s beyond class VIII to ensure that the girl child gets an opportunity to demand ‘Pehle Padhayi, Phir Bidayi’. Shri. Anil Swarup, CEO, State Development Council of Jharkhand, Shri. Sudhir Tripathi, Chief Secretary Government of Jharkhand and Shri Amrendra Pratap Singh, Principal Secretary, DoSEAL Jharkhand, are hopeful that Jharkhand would be known for its Transformation in Education System, in the forthcoming years.

The MoU, with the Government of Madhya Pradesh, was signed by Ms. Deepti Gaur Mukherjee, Principal Secretary, Department of School Education, MP, and Mr. Manmohan Singh, Piramal Foundation, in the presence of Mr. B. P. Singh, Hon Chief Secretary, MP, and Mr. Paresh Parasnis, CEO Piramal Foundation. Piramal Foundation will support the State Government and District Administration through multiple channels of interventions within Education departments. These interventions will be customised basis the need of the districts to help improve the identified indicators.