Guru Nanak International Education Trust UK and its Indian chapter have decided to improve the infrastructure of Govt. Elementary School Preet Nagar, Village Ajjowal, Hoshiarpur. This school is adjacent to thatched huts of Sikh Sikligars who are below poverty line. Under Sarv Siksha Abhiyan, this schools is run by the Govt. It has got a building and the teachers are paid salaries by the Govt. However basic facilities like desks and benches, proper chairs and tables for the teachers are not available. Besides that even small items necessary for teaching the children are not available. After Dr. Ranjit Singh OBE and Mr. J S Ahluwalia, Former Chief Commissioner of Income Tax, Chandigarh visited the school, the trustees of Guru Nanak International Education Trust has decided to improve the infrastructure and thereafter improve the educational standards also.
Mr. Krishan Kumar Secretary Education, Govt. of Punjab was approached by enclosed letter and due to his kind intervention, the Govt. of Punjab accepted the offer of Guru Nanak International Trust to upgrade the infrastructure of the school. The letter authorising the trust to provide requisite furniture and other items needed by the school is enclosed.
Initially the trust has decided to provide furniture for the children and the teachers and the photographs of those items are also enclosed. After reviewing three quotations whose copies are enclosed, it was decided to place an order for the furniture with Single Industries Hoshiarpur, who will be delivering the items at the premises of Govt. Elementary School, Preet Nagar, Ajjowal, Hoshiarpur. A copy of cost estimate sent by Singla Industries is also enclosed.
Mr. Dhiraj Vashisht Deputy District Education Officer, Hoshiarpur has appreciated the help to be provided to the school in following word “So nice of you Sir. Thank you from department of education” . He further assured that any other cooperation from his side will be provided whenever asked by the trust. Mr. Sushil assistant director works and planning, DPI office commented as under ” Your NGO is doing good job for our school, I appreciate you to upgrade our morals of basic needs of education”.