Toyota India inaugurates residential orphanage school on Children’s Day
The new residential orphanage school was inaugurated on the occasion on Children’s Day and benefits 50 students in Class I-V, providing all amenities required for an suitable environment to study and grow.
Chief guests in attendance were Kimmane Ratnakar, Honorable Minister for Primary & Secondary Education, Government of Karnataka, H C Balakrishna, MLA – Magadi, , and C M Lingappa, Ex MLA. The auto manufacturers team was represented by Vikram S. Kirloskar, Vice Chairman, Toyota Kirloskar Motor, Naomi Ishii, Managing Director, Toyota Kirloskar Motor and Shekar Viswanathan, Vice Chairman & Whole Time Director, Toyota Kirloskar Motor.
Toyota Kirloskar Motor new schools have solar water heaters installed, and separate toilets for boys and girls for a better environment to enrich learning ability and retention among school children.
Kimmane Ratnakar said education is important for children, and hopes to make education accessible to each child in India. He thanked Toyota Kirloskar Motor for adding more value Children’s Day through their support and contribution.
Naomi Ishii, Managing Director, Toyota Kirloskar Motor says right to education is every child’s universal entitlement. Toyota India believes education is a powerful weapon to help change the world, and aims to nurture young minds, enhance their employment quotient, and resultantly improve their quality of life in society.
Toyota Kirloskar Motor has over time rebuilt a local residential school, constructed of water tanks in rural Bangalore to benefit about 80,000 people, set up 4 water purifiers in Ramanagara District to benefit 35000 people, constructed 450 toilets in village houses around Bidadi, been involved in awareness on environmental conservation for local schools, and distributed school materials like bags, books, computers, and chairs to underprivileged students. Toyota Kirloskar Motor in supporting ‘Swachh Vidyalaya’ initiative is involved in building 500 toilets across India in striving towrads 100% sanitation facilities for girl children in government schools.