Despite rapid economic progress, a disturbingly large percentage of India suffers from illiteracy. By giving them a smile, we may make their day, by giving them food and shelter, their basic needs may be taken care of, but a gift of education will provide them with stability, a life of dignity and financial independence.
SRLC has already undertaken various empowerment activities for the underprivileged children in rural Gujarat due to which, over 400,000 school children benefit annually. These include a rural residential elementary school, secondary and high school, education outreach program, providing interest-free loans and scholarships for higher education. Over $1million worth of stationery items have been distributed at subsidized rates. And now, a new science college has started, promising to fulfill the dreams of those bright tribal students.
Shrimad Rajchandra Vidyapeeth is the first ever science college in Dharampur for economically less-privileged students, offering courses like Bachelor in Science degrees in Chemistry and Microbiology, and classes in Chemistry, Computer Science...
Shrimad Rajchandra Educational Aids helps families save money by distributing stationary items at 40% below market prices. Before the start of the academic year, these items are sold at more than 25 centres throughout the state of Gujarat.
Shrimad Rajchandra Vidyavikas Yojana has been instituted to encourage, appreciate and award academic excellence. Through this initiative, SRLC offers interest free loans and scholarships to rural students who wish to excel further in academics.
Shrimad Rajchandra Education on Wheels is an initiative to make quality education accessible to the rural students by imparting quality education through a van. The van is specially designed to include a library, science laboratory kits, audio visual equipment and a projector for supporting e-learning in classrooms as well as vocational tools for promoting vocational training amongst students.
Shrimad Rajchandra Learning Education and Development (LEAD) provides academic coaching support and training to students in secondary and higher secondary standards so that they may improve examination scores, prepare for higher education and begin a career.