The South Central Railway Women’s Welfare Organization (SCRWWO) celebrated 74th Republic Day today i.e., 26th January, 2023 amongst the school children of Vidya Vihar High School, Chilkalguda, Secunderabad and at Aakaanksha, School for Divyang Children of Railway Families at Mettuguda, Secunderabad.
Smt.P. Sreelatha, Vice-President, SCRWWO, South Central Railway unfurled the National Flag in the presence of a large number of students at Vidya Vihar and Aakaanksha. The Executive Committee Members, SCRWWO also participated.
Speaking on the occasion, Smt.P. Sreelatha, Vice-President called upon the students to utilize the facilities provided at the school and study well to shine bright in life. She also advised students to develop academic skills, sports and cultural talent. She wished for a successful future of the students pursuing their education at Vidya Vihar School run by SCRWWO and advised the wards to bring laurels to the institute.
Vidya Vihar School was established in the year 1974 as a primary school and later upgraded to high school in the year 1997-98. It is providing education for about 510 students from LKG to SSC. The school has a spacious building with well equipped laboratory and library. Computer Education has been introduced as curriculum in all classes. Apart from the above, students are encouraged to participate in extracurricular activities like, Scouts & Guides, Sports & Games etc.
Aakaansha, the school for divyang children of Railway families is run by Railway Parents Association and supported by SCRWWO. It was set up in the year 1992 with 40 children which has reached a strength around 60 children of different age groups providing academic, pre-vocational training to the children. SCRWWO sponsors subsidy towards staff salaries of the unit. Besides providing financial support to the children for participating sports/games, provision of uniforms, shoes etc.
Later, Smt.P.Sreelatha along with executive members of SCRWWO visited Central Railway Hospital, Lallaguda and distributed appliance to the wards useful to the in-patients and toys the children ward.