India 7 November 2016: Ramakrishna Mission Students’ Home, Mylapore, Chennai, supports and educates 650 underprivileged students. The Polytechnic College started as an industrial school in 1925 has grown into a fullfledged Polytechnic college with good infrastructure facilities such as well-equipped laboratory and workshop facilities and a highly talented and experienced staff. Only orphan/destitute boys who have merit, but not the means to pursue further studies beyond 10th standard are admitted. All the boys receive an integrated education under the Gurukula system with stress on both character and technical competence in their chosen field, thereby enabling them to stand on their own legs.
New equipments were required to upgrade the Polytechnic College, especially in the Fluid Mechanics Laboratory. Rotary Club of Madras East (RI Dist 3230) as part of its Vocational Service Avenue provided equipments worth Rs. 5.5 Lakhs to the College. The cost has been met by Dr. T. N. Krishnaswamy and Smt. Janaki Ammal Charitable Trust, Mylapore (Rs 4 lakhs) and by RCME (Rs 1.50 lakhs). Nearly 200 students in each course will be benefitted through the new apparatus.
Rtn. K. Ananth, President, Rotary Club of Madras East and Swami Satyajnanananda, Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission Students’ Home were present during the function.
Rtn. K. Ananth, President, Rotary Club of Madras East and Swami Satyajnanananda, Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission Students are seen along with members of RCM East.