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Calcutta Blind School An initiative by PODOKKHEP for the underprivileged section of the society

Riding on the success of performing breakthrough social activities in the past Podokkhep in its effort to strengthening its ties with the people of West Bengal, has taken its initiatives for kids, one step further. Podokkhep donated Rs. 1 Lakh to Calcutta Blind School, Behala as an imitative towards fulfiling the dreams of the special children enrolled there. Podokkhep also organized a cultural evening for the underprivileged section of society.

The evening was dedicated to the kids of Calcutta Blind School and included a performance to raise funds for the needy by Aneek Dhar& Malabika Sen.

The initiative was aimed at creating awareness to support the needy and for the betterment of special needs
children. Calcutta Blind School is being run by an organisation called Voice of World. Ms. Gargi Gupta, Secretary of VOW, received the cheque from Mrs Shymalika Chakraborty and Mrs Koyeli Chatterjee of Podokkhep. Dignitaries like Mr. Jayanta Basu, Special Commissioner Lal Bazar, Kolkata, Mr. Debashish Kumar, Mayor in
Council, Mr Sapan Bannerjee, General Secretary Bengal Olympic Association, Honorable Justice Soumen Sen, Kolkata High Court, Actress Ms Nusrat Jahan, Dr. Guru Thankamani Kutty, Founder, Kalamandalam, Ms.
Tanushree Shankar, Legendary Dancer, MsGargi Gupta, Secretary, Voice of World to name a few, were present to grace the occasion. Mrs Shyamalika Chakraborty, Trustee. Podokkhep, MrsKoyeli Chatterjee, Trustee, Podokkhep, Mrs Malabika Sen and MrAneek Dhar were present to interact with the media.

Mrs Shyamalika Chakraborty,Trustee, Podokkhep said, “It gives me great pleasure to see our efforts in social
sponsibility bear fruit withinitiatives such as this. This is just a small step of several socio-cultural initiatives
that re Podokkhep has planned for the region.We believe that education and happiness in tandem can create a better life and is a key to ensure overall development of society.
Mrs Koyeli Chatterjee, Trustee, Podokkhep, said “Podokkhep is committed to its motto of being dedicated wards the welfare of society.A dream alone is a dream, dreaming together is a reality.”
This year PODOKKHEP brought back the essence of culture with charity through its main production
EMERGENCE OF THE VALIANT”, with a performance by famous dancer Malabika Sen and sensational singer
Aneek Dhar. PODOKKHEP has extended their hands towards “VOICE OF WORLD” a blind school in Behala,
simply to add little smiles to the visually challenged childrern
About Podokkhep: Podokkhep established in 2017 holds the primary objective of serving the unprivileged section of society.

PODOKKHEP is a step towards benevolence which is completely dedicated to the welfare of
society. The trust takes part in regular activities like donatingblankets during winters and distributinghealthy food items among the underprivileged. Podokkhep is a dream that Mrs Shyamalika Chakraborty always wanted to live and now all that she wants is to share her dream with everyone and extend her hands as far as she can to those sections of society for whom a small act of generosity would mean a great deal.

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