Ashok Leyland CSR ‘Road to School’ Extended to 352 Schools in TN

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Ashok Leyland extends its CSR program Road to School to 352 schools in Erode, Salem, and Dharmapuri districts of Tamil Nadu. This includes 124 schools in Salem District; 150 schools in Dharmapuri District and 78 schools in Erode District.

Ashok Leyland CSR 'Road to School' Extended to 352 Schools in TN
The inauguration of the ‘Road to School’ program in Konganapuram and Magudanchavadi blocks of Salem district.

Ashok Leyland, along with Hinduja Leyland Finance, has extended its CSR program ‘Road to School’ to 352 primary and middle government schools in Dharmapuri, Erode, and Salem districts of Tamil Nadu.

This initiative aims to enhance primary and middle school education in government schools across these regions, fostering social equality among students in remote villages.

These schools are situated in areas identified by the state government as needing targeted educational interventions. The initiative aims to improve educational standards and holistic development for over 20,000 enrolled students.

The Ashok Leyland CSR program ‘Road to School’ was launched in 2015 in Krishnagiri district, Tamil Nadu. The program, now reaching over 1,700 schools nationwide, benefits approximately 200,000 students in six states.

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In the Erode district, the ‘Road to School’ Project was inaugurated by Thiru Raja Gopal Sunkara I.A.S., District Collector, Erode, in Ammapettai, alongside officials from Ashok Leyland and educational authorities.

Similarly, in Salem district’s Konganapuram and Magudanchavadi blocks, Dr. Brinda I.A.S., District Collector, Salem, inaugurated the project, joined by representatives from Hinduja Leyland Finance Ltd and Ashok Leyland.

In Dharmapuri district’s Palacode, the program expansion was launched by Tmt. Santhi I.A.S., District Collector, Dharmapuri, accompanied by officials from Ashok Leyland and district educational officers.

Mr. N V. Balachandar, Consultant CSR & Corporate Affairs, Ashok Leyland said, “For us, ‘Road to School’ is far more than just a CSR program; it represents a company-wide commitment to driving real, meaningful change in the lives of students. We firmly believe in the transformative power of education and its lasting impact on individuals. With the inclusion of schools in Erode, Salem, and Dharmapuri into our ‘Road to School’ family, we are thrilled to expand our impact and contribute to building our country’s future.”

What is the Ashok Leyland CSR Program ‘Road to School’?

The inauguration of the 'Road to School' program in Palacode blocks of Dharampuri district.
The inauguration of the ‘Road to School’ program in Palacode blocks of Dharampuri district.

The ‘Road to School’ (RTS) initiative by Ashok Leyland, in partnership with Learning Links Foundation, is dedicated to narrowing educational gaps among students in rural and underserved areas attending government schools throughout India.

This program aims not only to enhance academic learning but also to promote overall development, including health, hygiene, physical and emotional well-being, and sports activities.

It aligns with the United Nations Global Sustainable Development Goals, focusing on improving educational quality and well-being among children from marginalized backgrounds.

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Since its inception in 2015 in Krishnagiri district, Tamil Nadu, the RTS program has expanded significantly. It currently impacts over 1,700 schools and benefits 200,000 students across six states in India.

Ashok Leyland remains committed to its goal of impacting 1 million students, ensuring equitable access to quality education for every child in India. Through sustained efforts, the company aims to create a lasting positive impact on the educational landscape of the country.

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