EDUCATION

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To Quote Swami Vivekanand, ”Education is the manifestation of perfection in Man”. This sets a huge agenda for society at large. At JK Tyre the support to education extends from the primary to the Highest Level of education. The Lakshmipat Singhania Senior Secondary School at Jaykaygram, Rajasthan, has Digital Interactive Smart Classes from LKG to Class XII. The school also support students from weaker sections of the Society. The school is ISO-9001:2008 and ISO-14000:2004 certified.

Taking it forward to promote higher education, JK Tyre has supported the establishment of JK Lakshmipat University in Jaipur, Rajasthan. However, there is a large section of society who are unable to avail education in their childhood. This has been a major focus area through the ‘Adult Literacy program’ which has been carried out at all our plant locations and has benefited 23,000 people since inception through its 51 Adult Literacy Centres. It is rewarding that more than 6,000 women benefited of literacy, and 450 such women successfully, even passed the basic literacy evaluation test conducted by Human Resource Ministry, Government of India, and were awarded certificates by the authorities. At Mysore the Adult literacy program has been extended at 7 villages, including the Central Prison of Mysore. At the Central Prison, more than 5,500 inmates have been enabled since 2006 and their quality of life has significantly improved.

The Company has also supported the cause of education by adopting the government school at Noorabad, in Madhya Pradesh, and has also taken affirmative action by adopting Jyotiba Phule Govt. SC/ ST Girls Hostel at Kankroli, Rajasthan, and infrastructure has been upgraded at both locations. The Company continues to support Ekal Vidyalayas in 11 remote villages of Rajasthan wherein more than 500 students are studying. At Mysore career counseling has been provided to 525 students. In addition, 3 ITIs have been adopted under public private partnership (PPP) scheme. These are located at Nathdwara, Rajasthan; Maddur, Karnataka and Sabalgarh, Madhya Pradesh.