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Akshara Foundation’s new project in 1,400 govt schools

Education | Jun 20, 2006

The project is being taken up to ensure that all students from Standards two to seven read and learn. “The project will begin in July this year, and by November, we hope to see a remarkable difference in the children,” said Mr Ashok Kamath of the Akshara Foundation, at the Rotary Service Award function 2006 in Bangalore on Monday.

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