There are two types of projects undertaken. (Click on the image to enlarge)
1. Annual committed projects.
2. Need-based, Adhoc projects.
Annual committed projects: Every year the following projects are conducted.
|Sl No.||Name of Project||Description||Total Outlay|
|1||School kits for RTG school students||Around 25+ schools, covering 2500+ students are provided with absolute necessities like notebooks, stationery, uniform, bags, shoes, waterbottle etc.||At Rs 850 per school kit (average cost), the total outlay for this every year is around INR 20 Lakhs|
|2||Value Education, Culture & Heritage workshops||Periodical workshops are conducted on Yoga, Pranayama, meditation, bhajans, craft-work, drawing, story-telling, value education, etc.||Cost of materials, experts etc. comes to around INR 4-5 lakhs per year|
|3||Annual competitions||Cultural, literary and sports related competitions are conducted every year and prizes are given to winners||INR 1-2 lakhs per school for prizes|
|4||Gyana-Prawas – Educational Tour||Students and teachers are taken to places of historical, scientific, educational interest on annual basis||INR 4-5 lakhs for 3 schools|
|5||Preparatory exam, special coaching, counselling||Preparing question papers, evaluation of answer sheets, weekend coaching on tough concepts, examination tips & tricks, providing supplementary guides, scoring packs and related materials.||INR 4-5 lakhs for 3 schools|
|6||Teachers’ training workshops||English, teaching technique, technology and other theme-based workshops||INR 2-5 lakhs|
Need-based Projects: A few projects which were delivered based on the request from schools and funds availability.
|Sl No.||Name of Project||Description||Total Outlay (approximate)||Location|
|1||Language Lab installation||Sanskrit and other language learning softwares are installed with computers, headsets, speakers, etc.||Each installation costs around INR 2-3 lakhs per school, for around 7 systems with licensed software||i.Veena Makkala Mandira, Thyamagondlu, 70kms from Bangalore – 7 systems|
|ii.VGKK school, BR Hills, 200kms from Bangalore – 10 systems|
|2||Saptaha Stotra Books & other materials||Distribution of shloka books and other materials for improving pronunciation, memory etc.||Around 800 books * 100 Rs = INR 80,000||i.VMM, Thyamagondlu|
|Saadhya materials for Hoskote, TYM and BR Hills||ii.VGKK, BR Hills|
|iii.Gayathri Makkala Mandira, Hoskote|
|3||CCTV||Based on government notification, CCTV installation done||INR 3 lakhs for 2 schools||i.VMM, Thyamagondlu|
|ii.VGKK, BR Hills|
|4||Photocopy machine, Audio systems||To solve problem of going for around 30kms for every photocopy and to support talent of Tribal students||INR 3 lakhs||VGKK, BR Hills|
|5||Disaster support||Flood relief activities involving food, clothing, grocery, construction support, etc.||Case to case basis||i.Flood relief activities in North Karnataka (2009) – INR 5 lakhs|
|ii.Chennai flood relief (2015-2016) – INR 10+ lakhs|
|iii.Kerala & Kodagu floor relief (2018-2019) – INR 10+ lakhs|
|6||Benches, desks, library books, sports kit, etc.||Infrastructure facilities for various schools at Pavagada||INR 5+ lakhs||Various schools in Pavagada|
|7||Toilet construction||Sponsored project by Durag group, for building toilets in TYM school||INR 6 lakhs||VMM, Thyamagondlu|