Friday, December 1, 2023

Toyota Kirloskar Motor Enhances Quality Educational Infrastructure At Government Kannada Model Primary School In Ramanagara

In line with its commitment to bolster education in rural areas, Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) today announced the handing over of newly built classrooms at Government Kannada Model Primary School, Ramanagara. This initiative is in line with its efforts to provide modern school infrastructure at grassroot level and support the growing educational needs.

The inauguration and handing over ceremony of these classrooms was graced by Dr. Avinash Menon Rajendran, IAS -Deputy Commissioner & District Magistrate, Ramanagara District, Mr. Basavaraje Gowda, Deputy Director Public Instruction Admin - Education Department and Mr. Roshan R, Deputy General Manager, EA State, CSR & BIA, TKM.

The Government Kannada Model Primary School in Ramanagara, constructed by TKM with a capacity for 600  students was handed over in FY 2021-22. The school has seen a significant increase in admissions from about 400 to over 700 students in 2023. To meet the growing demand and infrastructural requirements, TKM constructed additional classrooms in the existing facility, expanding the school's capacity to accommodate more students increasing the total school capacity to about 720.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Avinash Menon Rajendran, IAS - Deputy Commissioner & District Magistrate, Ramanagara District said, “Enhancing educational infrastructure in the most remote areas, not only lays the foundation for a brighter future but also guarantees that students have access to all the necessary facilities for a favorable learning environment. Toyota's efforts in constructing and handing over these newly build classrooms symbolizes a shared pledge to impart knowledge to our children. We appreciate Toyota Kirloskar Motor's proactive contribution in enriching the educational landscape of Ramanagara, by creating a transformative educational experience for our students of Karnataka.”

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Vikram Gulati, Country Head and Executive Vice President, Toyota Kirloskar Motor said, “At TKM, we recognize that education is a mainstay for community development and as a responsible corporate entity, we view it as our duty to contribute to the advancement of the rural education system, recognizing its pivotal role in the overall development of the state and the  nation. Our journey in Ramanagara is based on a collaborative approach, and we are honored to play a role in enhancing the educational facilities to provide a conducive learning environment at the Government Kannada Model Primary School. As we look ahead, TKM remains committed to creating sustainable, positive changes that resonate beyond the classrooms, contributing to the overall growth and development of the community we serve.”

Since 2001, CSR has been an integral part of TKM's philosophy, focusing on scalability and sustainability across five main themes: Education, Environment, Hygiene, Health, Road Safety, and Skill Development. This initiative aligns with TKM's broader commitment to support education in rural areas thus making sustained progress in the community.

The company through multiple efforts has provided a safe and conducive learning environment, by focusing on early childhood care by strengthening capacity building to deliver quality education with the support of “Anganwadis”, promoting inclusive education for special needs children and building modern school infrastructure in rural areas of Karnataka. These sustained efforts in the education area have positively impacted over 12,222 students in the last financial year and in total of 1,32,980 students since inception of the program.

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