ONI Bureau: The Aaradhya Charitable Trust (ACT) has taken a giant step forward by getting a new space for its much-acclaimes Free Coaching Centre at Jharigam in Nabarangpur district. The new centre was inaugurated by Odisha SC/ST Affairs Minister Ramesh Chandra Majhi on the auspicious occasion of Ratha Jatra yesterday.
The Aaradhya Charitable Trust temporarily started the Free coaching center for needy students at Jharigam about a year ago. Over 60 students from Jharigam and nearby areas such as Kusumi, Banjiamba, Gurusingha are getting quality education here.
“We are now able to give a permanent room and proper educational environment to the students. Our main priority is to provide basic education to the students, which will make them self-reliant and confident in future,” said Sagarika Satpathy, Chief of Aaradhya Charitable Trust.
Minister Ramesh Chandra Majhi, who interacted with teacher Manoj Sethi and students who gave correct answers to a his questions, hailed the efforts of ACT. “Aaradhya Charitable Trust is really doing tremendous job towards providing basic education to the needy students. We need more such genuine efforts in rural areas,” he said.
Among others, Minister’s Representative Priya Ranjan Das, Zilla Parishad Member Mohan Nayak, noted personalities Birendra Kumar Padhi, Ramesh Swain, Bishnu Charan Sahu, Surendra Nayak, Narasingha Dalei, G Krishna Rao, Lingaraj Pattnaik, Annapurna Jena, Pradeep Chinara, Dibakar Gouda were present to encourage the Trust and students.