Samarthanam celebrates Teachers Day and the birthday of late Nagesh SP, Founder Trustee
Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled celebrated Teachers Day on 16th September 2017 at Samarthanam HSR premises in Bangalore. Along with Teachers Day, Samarthanam also remembered the visionary, late Nagesh SP, Founder Trustee of Samarthanam, by celebrating his birthday. Teachers Day is a significant occasion at Samarthanam as education is perceived to be highly important with teachers playing the key role in transforming the lives of children.
The program started with inspiring speeches delivered by Chief Guests Sri K Jairaj, Former Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Karnataka and Smt Chamundeshwari, Charter President of Lion’s Club and District Chairperson for Women Empowerment. They extended their appreciation for the dedication of teachers and wished the best for the future of the kids.
The occasion chiefly remembered late Nagesh SP, Founder Trustee of Samarthanam and celebrated his birthday. He was the guiding light of Samarthanam with his remarkable fundraising approach and his persistent efforts towards uplifting cricket for the blind. Nagesh was a cricket player himself and was committed towards taking cricket to greater levels.
SpecialGuests Shri S.A. Kriba Nandan, Principal of Stracy Memorial Composite PUCollege Director, Smt Soumya Reddy, Vice President of Indian Youth Congress andShri K Raghunath, Structural Engineer and musician delivered speecheshighlighting the importance of education and Teachers Day.
SriMahantesh GK, Founder Managing Trustee, Samarthanam, as part of his talk,expressed gratitude to the teachers at Samarthanam and their continuoushardwork for the welfare of students. He fondly remembered Nagesh SP, who was adear friend and inspirational support. “Samarthanam would not have beenpossible without his continuous support and his legacy to cricket for the blindand his contributions to the growth story of blind cricket will not beforgotten,” said Mahantesh.
VasantiSavanur, Trustee, Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled, in her speech highlightedthe hardwork and dedication of teachers and the nobility of teachingprofession.
Sunadhacultural troupe of Samarthanam had lit the stage with their various song anddance performances.