Anmol sikhsa ‘s pilot project launched
INVC NEWS Dehradoon , Ex Welham Girls student Seventeen year old girl Sehar Bajwa presently studying in class XII of Shri Ram School, Moulsari , Gurgaon (Gurugram) has launched an after school initiative titled ‘Ánmol Siksha’ to empower rural school children between the ages of 14-17 by providing essential entrepreneurship skills . Sehar Bajwa, who is currently pursuing her International Baccalaureate Diploma in class 12 from the Shri Ram School, Moulsari, Gurgaon ,after doing her Class X schooling in Welham Girls school, dehradun got inspired to empower the children, while writing a research paper on school drop-out rates in Punjab last year. “I was alarmed at the statistics released by UNESCO Institute for Statistics and Global Education Monitoring Report that 47 million adolescents in India have not progressed to upper secondary school, and remain unemployable” said Ms Sehar Bajwa, the founder of initiative Ánmol Siksha’ “ A pilot project of Anmol Shiksha has been started by setting up Centre for Learning in Derabassi in Punjab near Chandigarh last year, and currently is working with 60 children through voluntary teachers . We have devised special curriculum that improves their IQ and EQ levels overing subjects like moral values, leadership, entrepreneurship and hands-on experience in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) .” said Ms Bajwa.