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RYA distributes books to 2,500 more students

Monday, 14 July 2014
NT Bureau

Rajasthan Youth Association (RYA) distributed textbooks to needy college students during its 51st annual book bank function held at Kamaraj Memorial Hall here yesterday.

Highlighting various welfare schemes being undertaken by RYA, its president Rajendra Bokdia in a release said more than 2,500 new beneficiaries were being added this year.

The book bank chairman Arvind Bokdia, said that the textbooks were distributed to needy college students without distinction of caste, creed or religion. 'The project has covered more than 87,500 students so far covering almost all the colleges in Chennai and Chengalpattu Districts during the last 50 years. The books distributed cover subjects ranging from arts, commerce and engineering,' he said. He also said that the book bank will launch a job fair in August which would benefit student community.

Rajya Sabha member Ajay Sancheti who distributed the textbooks lauded the role of Rajasthanis in Tamilnadu and said that organisations like these have become great catalyst in building the career of many budding citizens of the country.

Managing director of Shasun Pharmaceuticals Ltd Abhaya Kumar appreciated the working of RYA Book Bank project and wished the students to come up in flying colours. He also distributed few sets of books to the students.

Advocate Ramesh Kumar Gugaliya and Ashok Katrela of JC Jewellers distributed awards to meritorious students. RYA secretary Prakash Jain, proposed the vote of thanks.

 


      

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