Srinagar, 10 Oct 2021. Inauguration ceremony of new Dagger Parivaar School
building was organised on 10 October 2021 by Indian Army. The project was
developed as a joint venture by the Indrani Balan Foundation, Pune and the Chinar
Corps. Parivaar School is being run by Baramulla Division since October 2017 for
specially abled children. The Pune based NGO, Indrani Balan Foundation, came
forward to support this initiative in February 2021, which led to building new
infrastructure for the Parivaar School to facilitate a conducive learning environment
for the specially abled children. The inauguration stone was unveiled by Mrs Usha
Pandey, Zonal President AWWA, 15 Corps and Mr Punit Balan, Managing Trustee,
Indrani Balan Foundation, in presence of students, teachers, parents and other
military and civil officials. A cultural programme was presented by the special
children of Parivaar School. Felicitation to children and teachers was also organized
at the end of the ceremony.
Dagger Parivaar School has many activities and therapies for development of
specially abled children. The curriculum of the school has been created keeping in
mind the type and degree of disability of the students. The building has been
designed taking into account the needs of the students including specially abled
friendly washrooms.
Lt Gen D P Pandey, GOC Chinar Corps, Maj Gen Virendra Vats, GOC Dagger
Division, Mr Rayees Mohammad Bhat, SSP Baramulla and Mr Ahsan Mir, ADC
Baramulla attended the occasion along with a large gathering of locals. Lt Gen D P
Pandey appreciated the noble step taken by the Indrani Balan Foundation for the
people of Baramulla and emphasized that it is a great initiative in the field of
supporting special children. More than 150 families of Baramulla district will be
benefited by this school. Mr Punit Balan affirmed that his NGO will continue to work
in the field of education in Kashmir valley.

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