Model School inaugurated at Dasarathpur

Jajpur: An Adarsha Vidyalaya (Model School) at Mallikapur, under Dasarathpur Block in Jajpur district, was on Tuesday inaugurated by Jajpur MLA Pranab Prakash Das. The school has been constructed by Tata Steel.

Addressing the gathering, Das said: “I thank Tata Steel for its commitment towards the construction of Adarsha Vidyalayas in the State. We appreciate the Company’s stand of promoting inclusive growth. Adarsha Vidyalaya will improve quality education and harness the potential of meritorious students of the area in future”.

Speaking on the occasion, Sunil Bhaskaran, Vice President (Corporate Services), Tata Steel, said: “We are committed to partnering the Government of Odisha in leveraging education in the State. The construction of Adarsha Vidyalaya is an act of this commitment. As education ensures future successes, the model school will be able to provide quality education especially to the children of underserved communities of our society. I am certain that the School will be able to provide best-in-class education which will harness their future.”

The school has been constructed at an expenditure of nearly Rs 4.57 crore besides furnishing the classrooms. Built by Jamshedpur Utilities and Services Company (JUSCO), a subsidiary of Tata Steel, the two-story school building is spread across 25,000 square feet built up area.

Present on the occasion were Ranjan Kumar Das, Collector, Prasanta Mallick, General Manager (Corporate Services), Tata Steel Kalinganagar, Manikanta Naik, Chief Resident Executive, Tata Steel and Krushna Chandra Nayak, District Education Officer (DEO), Jajpur.