Sevalaya spreads its wings….
A new community college inaugurated at Mambakkam Village, Kanchipuram
Sevalaya’s Mahakavi Bharathiyar Community college, offering free vocational training to the rural, poor youth, was inaugurated at Mambakkam Village in Kanchipuram District on 8th July 2016. This is the third community college to be run by Sevalaya, the other two colleges functioning successfully at Kasuva Village, Thiruvallur District and Vadanallur Village, Kanchipuram District.
The college offers free computer training, and tailoring training to the rural poor. The college also houses a library, offering free access to the villagers. A free tuition centre for the benefit of the children in the village is also run at this centre.
The training centres are well equipped and fully furnished. The computer centre has 20 Desk top Computers, and the tailoring centre has 15 traditional tailoring machines and 5 power machines. The library has a good stock of books on Bharathi, Gandhi and Vivekananda. The tuition centre is well furnished with desks and chairs for the children who come to study there.
The computer centre has 20 students and the tailoring centre has 25 students while 35 children regularly come to the tuition centre.
The entire project is sponsored by PPG Asian Paints Pvt. Ltd. Inaugurating the centre, Kumar Padmanabhan, Chief Executive, PPG Asian Paints Pvt Ltd, expressed his happiness to partner with Sevalaya, an organization which has a proven track record of running such projects successfully for the welfare of the rural poor.
V Punitha Vembuli, Panchayat President, Mambakkam, M Raja, Vice President of Mambakkam Panchayat and ward members, graced the occasion with their presence.