Supertron opens Computer Empowerment Centre for underprivileged children
Extending help to the needy is the basic nature of V. K. Bhandari, Chairman of Supertron Electronics Pvt Ltd (SEPL) and hence it is not a surprise, when he made a point to set to improve the lives of underprivileged, much before CSR has become a buzzword in the corporate world.
What started as an amateur initiative spearheaded by V. K. Bhandari has today, taken a professional shape under the Supertron Foundation and aims to leave a larger positive impact on the society and environment we live and operate in.
With the introduction of the new CSR activities, Bhandari has realized that today Computer literacy is must and important for all. “Computer empowerment centre” is the new initiative and opening chain of similar centre for underprivileged children. The centre has the facility of teaching computer for class room studies with audio visuals for knowledge centric coaching through LCD projector screen.
Supertron Foundation has opened another “Computer empowerment centre” for the underprivileged and slum children on 15th August, India’s 70th Independence Day in PARIVARIKEE.
Parivarikee, Lake Gardens – Kolkata is a social welfare organization for women and children established in 1967. Parivarikee runs a pre-primary section and a primary school from Nursery to Class IV, which prepares the students to join mainstream schools for middle and secondary education boards. V. K. Bhandari hoisted the Indian flag with the children followed by a Yoga performance and some cultural program done by the Parivarikee children. Supertron Foundation opened the below centers that are already running which is benefitting a few hundreds of slums children –
- Guruma Ananda Ashram, NIRVANA at Dhamangoan, Nasik
- Art of Living campus, Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh)
- Tiljola Shed “Computer Empowerment Centre” for slum children in Tiljola, Kolkata
- Premashree a home for visually impaired children
- Calcutta Social Project (Monoharpukur, Kolkata)
- Children Welfare Association (Sarsuna, Kolkata)