Shri Ashok Lahoti, Mayor- Jaipur, Rajasthan attended the dedication ceremony at Government Sanskrit School, Triveni Nagar
- Round Table India (RTI), the implementing partner, helped to revitalize facilities
- 4 schools have been revitalized in and around Jaipur as part of SMS last year; 55 schools have been revitalized in Rajasthan as part of SMS till date
- 1000 schools to be revitalized in India under the campaign within this year
Coca-Cola’s Support My School (SMS) campaign, an initiative to build Happy, Healthy and Active Schools for students in rural and semi-urban areas, today dedicated 800th improved school infrastructure to the community at Government Sanskrit School, Triveni Nagar, Rajasthan. Round Table India (RTI), an implementing partner of
The attendees during the ceremony included Chandra Mohan Gupta, Director - Corporate Affairs,
“Children are the change agents for tomorrow. It is therefore important that they get access to quality education and essential amenities like toilets, access to water and basic infrastructure in their schools. This encourages more and more students to come to schools regularly especially girl children. I am thankful to
Ravi Utmani, Chairman, Jaipur Pinkcity Round Table 171 added, “Partnering with
Chandra Mohan Gupta, Director - Corporate Affairs,
SMS is a Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) initiative that aims to improve basic amenities in government schools like separate toilets for boys and girls and access to water. The Schools revitalized under the campaign have served as model schools in several districts and have led to enhanced community engagement and higher emphasis on attendance and enrolment. SMS is on track on its journey of touching 1000 schools by 2017 under the initiative.
As part of SMS campaign, 55 schools have been revitalized in Rajasthan along with different implementing partners, including RTI, till date which is positively impacting more than 13000 students.
About Support My School Campaign:
Coca-Cola India & NDTV launched Support My School in association with the UN-Habitat, Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) in 2011. It undertakes the following activities:
- Provision of improved access to water
- Appropriate sanitation facility for girls and boys
- Improvement in the overall school infrastructure and environment
- Provision for sports and recreational facilities and
- Recharging groundwater through rainwater harvesting
With such necessary amenities in place, schools are able to provide a cleaner and healthier environment more conducive to learning.
Coca-Cola India is one of the country’s leading beverage companies offering a range of healthy, safe, high quality, refreshing beverage options to consumers. Since its re-entry in 1993, the company has been refreshing consumers with its products – Aquarius,
About Roundtable India:
Round Table is an organization of young men aimed at promoting community service and goodwill in National & International Affairs. Round Table is present in 67 Countries worldwide with over 65,000 members. In India there are more than 280 Chapters / Tables spread across 105 Cities & Towns with over 4000 members who are entrepreneurs, technocrats & professionals.
Round Table India is involved in building Class Rooms, Toilets and providing other amenities like Drinking water facility, Library, Science lab etc to schools across the country that are catering to children from underprivileged sections of the society. Since 1997 Round Table India has built over 5377 Classrooms in 2172 Schools impacting 5.92 Million children across India at an outlay of Rs.179.19 Crores.