The inauguration ceremony of the new Dagger Parivaar School building was organised on Sunday by the Indian Army.
The project was developed as a joint venture by the Indrani Balan Foundation, Pune and the Chinar Corps.
Baramulla Division has been running Parivaar School 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 specially-abled children.
The inauguration stone was unveiled by Usha Pandey, Zonal President AWWA, 15 Corps and Punit Balan, Managing Trustee, Indrani Balan Foundation in the presence of students, teachers, parents, and other military and civil servants dignitaries.
The special children of Parivaar School performed mesmerising and soul-stirring cultural programmes. Felicitation to children and teachers was also organised at the end of the ceremony.
Dagger Parivaar School has many activities and therapies for the development of specially-abled children. The school's curriculum 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, Rayees Mohammad Bhat, SSP Baramulla and Ahsan Mir, ADC Baramulla and Janahvi Dhariwal Vice president Indrani Balan Foundation graced the occasion along with a huge gathering of locals.
Lt Gen D P Pandey appreciated the noble step taken by the Indrani Balan Foundation for the people of Baramulla and emphasised that it is a great initiative in the field of supporting special children.
This school will benefit more than 150 families of Baramulla district.
Punit Balan affirmed that his NGO would continue to work in association with the Chinar Corps-Indian Army to better the people in Kashmir valley.