All posts by Hajra Ahmad

Educational initiatives

SNS Foundation signs a MoU with Department of Education, Himachal Pradesh State

On 12th June, SNS foundation signed a MoU with Department of Education, Himachal Pradesh State. The two parties were represented by Mr. C.S.Patel, Trustee DCA Foundation and Mr. Ghanshyam Chand, Project Director, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, HP state. With the signing of this MoU, SNS Foundation would be working jointly with the government in improving the quality of education in the 11 government schools of Parwanoo township. The 11 schools being attended by close to 2400 students studying in primary to senior secondary grades, will be covered over the next two years in 3 phases. The first phase beginning July 2014, would focus on 3 primary schools with approx. 500 students. Providing students with additional coaching after school hours, improving existing school infrastructure would be some of the salient features of this partnership. In all aspects of quality of education, the Anand School would play a pivotal role. Since, majority of the 2400 students come from the 15 slums that dot the Parwanoo township, improving hygiene and sanitation conditions of the slums is the another crucial aspect of this engagement. Attached are a few photographs of the MoU signing event. Read More Educational initiatives »

Diwali celebrations with SUJAN

Diwali is one of the biggest festivals in India and we at SUJAN believe in sharing our happiness and spreading joy through giving. The SNS Foundation (SNSF) represents the Corporate Social Responsibility arm of our larger conglomerate ‘Anand’ and has spent over five decades establishing social initiatives that provide health services, education, gender empowerment, meaningful training and skill sets to communities wherever our organisation has a base. Our aim is to help create an economically progressive and environmentally sustainable society in harmony with itself. Read More Diwali celebrations with SUJAN »

The Tiger by the Lake

Green grass and watery lakes,
Beside the shore and lazy streams,
Long snoozes the Tiger takes.
Do you think the Tiger dreams?

Chirping birds and fishing storks,
Noisy waters made by crocs
The stripes swirl on the bank
As he turns to the other flank. Read More The Tiger by the Lake »

Supermoon & Tiger Census

The third supermoon of the year is upon us and this one is even going to be a minor lunar eclipse.

A supermoon occurs when the moon, while circling its orbit is closest to the Earth. Hence the giant sized moon. The technical name is the perigee-syzygy of the Earth-Moon-Sun system. When the Moon appears at its biggest it will be just 356,400km (221,457 miles) away, compared to its usual distance from Earth of 384,000km (238,606 miles). Read More Supermoon & Tiger Census »

Aitong Medical Clinic

The Cheli & Peacock Community Trust announces a new initiative at Elephant Pepper Camp. Following the success of myriad education-based projects, the Trust is now branching into healthcare.

Working alongside The Red Cross and the Mara North Conservancy, the Trust has fostered a new project with the nearby Aitong Medical Clinic. The aim of the initiative is to provide 3,000 local people with improved healthcare through better supplies, furthering clinical expertise through training and peer education programmes on key topics such as HIV/AIDS. Read More Aitong Medical Clinic »

The Thar

Here is a collection of some photographs taken around The Serai, Jaisalmer. The landscape, the skies, each element has a depth of it’s own. Read More The Thar »