Jamshedpur: Twenty five ICSE and ISC Schools of the city have collaborated to start “ROTI” initiative in schools.
The schools have been divided area wise so that on a particular day of the week each student of that school will bring 2 chapatis wrapped in foil. These chapatis will then be collected by Ashok Ghosh from the Helping Heart Foundation to be distributed in the remote areas to the poorest of the poor who have been hungry due to poverty.
The initiative started this morning at D. B. M. S. English School in the presence of Ashok Ghosh and his team, Rajani Shekhar – Principal, D. B. M. S. English School, P. K. Sahu, Vice-Principal, D. B. M. S. English School, students and teachers of D.B.M. S. English School and Bailey Bodhanwala, President of Association of Jharkhand Unaided Private Educational Institutions.
The children contributed very generously. In Kadma group there are four schools including D. B. M. S. English School, Jusco School, Kadma, Baldwin Farm Area School and Kerala Public School, Kadma and they have been allotted Wednesday to distribute the food as per the initiative.
The remaining 21 schools will be distributing on the other week days as per the distribution schedule.
On Monday Vidya Bharati Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Valley View School, Hill Top School, Gulmohar High School and Jamshedpur Public School will provide food.
On Tuesday J.H.Tarapore School, Loyola School, Beldih Church School, Narbheram Hansraj English School and Sacred Heart Convent School will provide chapatis.
Tarapore School, Kerala Samajam Model School, KPS Burmamines, DAV Patelnagar, KPS NML and DSM School will take the responsibility on Thursday.
Mount Litera Valley, Dayanand Public School, Motilal Nehru Public School, Carmel Junior College, KPS Mango will be part of the initiative on Friday.