Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Shri Chandrababu Naidu, inaugurated a pilot project on August 18, where Isha Vidhya will collaborate with the government to benefit 38368 students from 460 schools.

August 18 was a big day for the Isha Vidhya team. At Kuppam in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, the Chief Minister of the state, Shri Nara Chandrababu Naidu, inaugurated the pilot project where Isha Vidhya would collaborate with the State Education Department to offer better education to 38368 students from 460 schools across the district.

Mr. Naidu was accompanied by the Collector of Chittoor District, Shri Siddharth Jain and other senior officials from the Education Department. After lighting the lamp, the CM opened the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) file and in his presence, the MoUs were exchanged between the District Collector and Isha Vidhya’s Project Director.

During the function, Mr. Naidu outlined his vision for education for Kuppam, his constituency, and the initiatives he proposed to introduce to convert Kuppam into a Centre of Learning with the best facilities for education in the country.

Under the aegis of the project, 1957 teachers will be trained in the first year and new teachers will be inducted as well.

Isha is already involved in carrying out critical interventions in 56 rural government schools in Tamil Nadu, in the districts of Coimbatore, Dharmapuri, Kanchipuram, Villupuram and Salem, benefiting over 34,000 students.

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