Hindustan Zinc kickstarts Shiksha Sambal Summer Camps for over 1500 rural & tribal students
Hindustan Zinc under its Shiksha Sambal Program organizes 15 Summer Camps across the districts of Rajasthan for over 1500 rural & tribal students of classes 8th, 10th & 12th. To ensure the overall development of these students, this one-month camp has begun at Udaipur and 6 business locations of Hindustan Zinc – Zawar, Debari, Chanderiya, Dariba, Agucha, and Ajmer. Additionally, 17 students from Pantnagar have joined the residential camp and total of around 1500 students from 66 Shiksha Sambal schools will be benefitted from these camps.
Shri. Arun Misra, CEO of Hindustan Zinc on the occasion while his thoughts said, “We believe in the transformative power of education, and this camp embodies our commitment to nurturing young talents and empowering them for a brighter future. Education is not merely a means to acquire knowledge but a key that unlocks the door to endless opportunities. The Shiksha Sambal Summer Camp serves as a platform for young minds to explore their potential, ignite their passions, and develop the skills necessary to thrive in an ever-evolving world.”
The company, under the project, focuses on quality education and provides remedial classes to rural students appearing for Rajasthan Board Examination. It aims at enhancing conceptual understanding of students in Science, Language, and Mathematics while also focusing on developing the social, cognitive as well as emotional, and personal development of students. In addition to the Shiksha Sambal team, the academic input in these camps will be facilitated by volunteer students coming from some prestigious colleges like Delhi University, Tata Institute of Social Science, IISER, Banaras Hindu University, and the University of Mumbai.
Shiksha Sambal program initiated by Hindustan Zinc in 2008, aims to strengthen the learning environment in 66 government schools & thereby improve the learning ability of rural students by strengthening their knowledge at a conceptual level with a special focus on subjects like Science, English & Mathematics. Every year with their implementation partner – Vidhya Bhawan, Udaipur, the program reaches to more than 8000 students across grade 6th to 12th. The program focuses on enhancing the learning environment in schools through activating labs, libraries & on academic front through innovative aspects such as Summer & Winter Camps, reading mela, etc. Throughout the year, intensive support is provided by deploying teachers & providing learning materials for the students to improve the learning outcomes of the students.