Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Limited, an Indian multinational oil and gas company has been awarded the prestigious Bhamashah State Level Award 2016 by the Government of Rajasthan for setting up of smart class rooms in 8 government schools in the Alwar district of Rajasthan.
This CSR initiative is part of Project Ekta. Under this project, a PPP model has been adopted to strengthen elementary education in Alwar, Rajasthan to achieve the target of universalization of elementary education and enhance Gender Equality in Education.
Project Ekta is being run and implemented by District administration and District Education department. Already over 300 schools have been adopted under the project by various corporates, NGOs, social organizations, individual donors, etc.
As a part of its CSR initiative, ONGC extended a financial support of Rs. 25 lakh to Project Ekta for setting up of one Dr. Abdul Kalam Smart Class Room (Teachnext solution) in each of the eight Government schools in Alwar district.
The project shall strengthen the education in the educationally backward areas by making quality education available, thereby enabling nomination & retention of students especially girl child.
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