XLRI students come forward to help poor students

Jamshedpur: A group of XLRI students has come forward to help poor students of Makdampur area. They donated books relating to different subjects to Yuva Library in Makdampur. In a programme, organized on the occasion, quiz, debates, career counseling and groups discussions were also held.

The programme was formally inaugurated by the District Councillor, Mr. Raj Kumar Singh. Mr. Singh formally inaugurated the programme by lighting a lamp. The chief guest was social activist A K Srivastava, while Kalidas Tudu and Panchayat Samity member Sunita Tirkey attended the programme as  guests of honour.

Speaking on the occasion, the chief guest A K Srivastava said that Yuva Library has been helping the local students for te last 15 years. He said that there cannot be a better friend that books.

The guest of honour and district councillor, Raj Kumar Singh, said that Yuva's library has brought a sea-change in the social environment of Makdampur area and has inspired young people to study hard and make the most of their lives.  He also assured that he would help the library in all manners.

In her welcome address, Yuva Secretary Barnali Chakravorty said that Yuva Library has contributed a lot in bringing a bout a positive change in the mind-set of youths. She said that several students, who spent hours in Yuva Library, are now working as government and non-government officers, managers and clerks. She said that classes on English and personality development would be held in the library regularly.

Speaking on the occasion, Sumit Kumar, a representative of XLRI students, said that they would continue to guide the students and members of Yuva, whenever they get time off from their own study. The programme was co-ordinated by Arbind Tiwary.

After the inauguration session,  career counseling and group discussion programmes were held. XLRI students Amit Jindal, Shivendra Sharma, Atishay Jain, Samudyi Malhotra, Sumit Tayal, Ankit Bhatnagar, Yuvraj Singh, Anjali Garg, Remith Paulose, Brajesh Shah and Anshuman Prakash guided the students.

The team of Arun and Dhanraj emerged as the winner of the Quiz, while the Pankaj-Nitish duo secured second place. The quiz was conducted by Munna Rajkumar and Shankaracharya.

Narendra Kumar proposed the vote of thanks.

Sumit, Chandman Sawaiyan, Abhishek Sardar, Shalini, Shambhunath Karmkar, Manju and Rakesh Pandey worked hard to make the programme a big success.