Indo Bangla Bonhomie : Children from Proyash visits kolkata

“Proyash” is a organisation that values the holistic development of all children with special educational needs through multidimensional programs.


Kolkata 

A delegation from Proyash, Bangladesh, led by Col Md Shahidul Alam is visiting Kolkata from 10th to 14th Feb, 2019, on invitation by the Indian Army. The delegation is comprised of five special children and five special educators.

“Proyash” is a organisation that values the holistic development of all children with special educational needs through multidimensional programs. Proyash is functioning under the patronage of the Bangladesh Army since July 2006.

On 11 February, the delegation visited ASHA School Kolkata where Mrs Veena Naravane, Regional President AWWA Eastern Command interacted with the delegation and presented its members with mementos and gifts.

 “ASHA”, a School for differently abled children came into existence on 01 Jul 1991 with the aim of providing a combined curriculum of education and therapy as well as counselling and rehabilitation. Since, the time of its inception, the School has progressed steadily towards its goals.

The aim of the School is to ensure an overall development of differently abled children of Defence Forces personnel (Combatants and Civilians) with a view to make them self-dependent and contributing members of society.

Eastern Command, based at Kolkata, runs the School under the patronage of Regional President AWWA and has been doing a commendable job in this field.

The team from Bangladesh will be visiting the Indian Institute of Cerebral Palsy (IICP), Amrit Somani Memorial Centre (ASMC) and places of tourist interest like the Zoological Garden, the Victoria Memorial and the Quest Mall.

Visits of such nature involving the younger generation will go a long way in further cementing the bonds of friendship between the two neighbouring countries.

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