Karnataka Governments Department of Education locks an MOU with Embassy Group

Mar 14 2019 10:58AM

Embassy Group has locked in a Memorandum of Understanding with Karnataka Governments Department of Education for holistic growth of children of Bengaluru and surrounding areas. The MOU entails providing support to 16 government and semi-aided institutes to improve their knowledge patterns and skill capabilities.

Why was the MoU signed?

The MOU, signed for the next two years was signed between the Government of Karnataka Department of Education and Embassy Groups Managing Director Jitu Virwani.

It would include designing courses that look into deficiencies in learning outcomes of students and focus on targeted oriented results.

The syllabi and teaching will be our focus areas so that results show an upward trend.

About Embassy Group
It is one of the leading real estate developers in the country based in Bengaluru with a track record of over three decades in the development of buildings. It has extensive experience in industrial townships, commercial, warehousing facilities, and residential complexes.

Its a land bank and building capacity is over 53 million square feet with several projects in the pipeline in different areas of cooperation.

Past endeavors

Embassy Group in the past has collaborated with various NGOs and civil society organization in the field of social sector infrastructure and knowledge partnerships across several companies.

Some of the past initiatives include:

Colors of Life, a reputed NGO partnered with Embassy Group have worked intricately on the Department of Education since 2014 which has shown some amazing results in the field of education by transforming government schools into institutes of excellence and mainstreaming education among underprivileged groups.

Their other initiatives include distribution of school uniforms, books/notebooks, stationery, to deserving students.

It also includes classroom collaboration through interactive learning sessions, discussions, e-classrooms, vocational training, scholarships and alumni exchanges etc.

Additionally, Embassy Group has done some phenomenal works in areas that include:

Establishing office parks that work towards sustainable housing projects and greener school campuses

Beautification of public spaces, retrofitting of old government schools, public parks and enhancing their liveability index
Implementing health and hygiene projects on sanitation and basic cleanliness

Together, they have mobilized over 900 corporate employees and provided a positive and long-lasting impact on city developers.

Is the Corporate Social Responsibility model sustainable?

Speaking on the collaboration between government agencies and corporate houses, SR Umanshankar, the Principal Secretary of Department of Primary and Secondary Education, Karnataka said to PTI, "The endeavor of Embassy Group through their community outreach team in mobilizing CSR funds, NGOs and their zeal in strengthening primary education is laudable. Hope they carry the torch and lead other corporate companies in providing facilities to needy children."

This MOU is another feather in the cap of Embassy Group that will show hope to other agencies to undertake socially responsive schemes that make education more enjoyable and employable.
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