Presentation events:

Sixth annual presentation event in August 2010

Fourth annual sports day event in February 2010

Traditional cultural event 2010

Fifth annual presentation event in October 2009

Educational aid to students in March 2009

Third annual sports day event in January 2009

Presentation event in November 2008

Scholarships to graduate students in October 2008

Fourth annual presentation event in July 2008

Presentation event in March 2008

Second annual sports day event in January 2008

Scholarships to graduate students in September & November 2007

Educational aid to school students in July 2007

Third annual presentation event in July 2007

Educational aid to Vanoor, Pulichappallam and Ozhunthaiyampattu villages in April 2007

First annual sports day event in January 2007

Second annual presentation event in July 2006

Our Trust inauguration and first annual pesentation event in August 2005

Photos of first meeting of the Trustees:

Photos of the first board meeting of the Trustees

Photos of a meeting with Veerampattinam school teachers

Media reports on the Trust works:

2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

Presentation events

 

SIXTH ANNUAL PRESENTATION EVENT TO THE STUDENTS OF PUDUCHERRY IN AUGUST 2010

Sixth annual educational aid presentation event to the students of Puducherry was held on 17th August 2010

at the Rosema wedding hall, Puducherry

Mr. S. Sivakumar, publication relation officer of the Trust gave welcoming speech and the Trust honorary president, Prof. S. Periyandi delivered the leading speech. Dr. Saravanane Poobalane, founder of the Trust gave an inspirational talk. Honourable Mr. M.O.H.F. Shajahan (education minister, Puducherry State) presided over the event. Honourable Mr. M. Kandasamy (minister for Welfare, Puducherry State), Mr. R.K.R. Anandaraman (Member of the Legislative Assembly, Puducherry) and Ex-Member of Paraliament Prof. M. Ramadoss were guest honours. Mr. P. Sakthivel (Veerampattinam Councillor) and Mr. Kangeyan, president of Veerampattinam Panchayat were special speakers. The Managing Trustee Mr. Sethupathi gave vote of thanks.

In the event,

  • Scholarships ranging from Rs. 3,000 to 10,000 were given to 55 students belonging from various villages of Puducherry state studying Diploma and degrees (arts, science and engineering).
  • Selected 31 students from different coastal villages in Puducherry were supported with cash awards and educational materials.

Photo gallery of the sixth annual presentation event in August 2010

  

 

FOURTH ANNUAL SPORTS DAY EVENT IN FEBRUARY 2010

Fourth annual Thiruvalluvar day sports event was conducted on 19 February 2010 at Govt. Higher Secondary School, Puducherry – 605007

The fourth annual Thiruvalluvar day sports was held at Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Kalapet. The Managing Trustee Mr. Sethupathi gave welcoming speech. The leading speech was given by the Trust honorary president, Prof. S. Periyandi. Head teachers, Mrs. Gomathy and Vasuthevan presided over the event. An inspirational talk was given by the founder of the Trust, Dr. Saravanane Poobalane. The members of the Kalapet council, Mr. Poongavanam and Mrs. Saroja, parents association chairmen, Mr. Aadiyaptham and Mr. Mathiyazhagan gave special speech before distributing the prizes. Mr. Sivakumar Sarangabani, the public relation officer of the Trust gave vote of thanks. The event was greatly felicitated by school teachers, students, parents of students, Trust members and friends.

In the event,

  • About 313 winners and runners-up students selected from various sports were appreciated with a number of prizes.
  • A range of sports materials was also presented to the school.

Photo gallery of the sports day event in February 2010

 

TRADITIONAL CULTURAL EVENTS

Traditional cultural event was held on 15 January 2010 at the New Generation school at Kakayanthope, Ariyankuppam, Puducherry – 605007

Educational development club secretary, Mr. Velmurugan gave welcoming speech. The head master of the school, Mr. Kamalakannan and delivered greeting speeches. Member of the Legislative Assembly of Ariyankuppam constiuency, Mr. R.K.R. Anandaraman, was the guest of honour.  The advisor to the school, Mr. Muthaiyan gave vote of thanks. The event was greatly felicitated by school teachers, students, parents of students, Trust members and friends.

In the event,

  • More than 100 students excelled in performing various cultural events were presented

Photo gallery of the traditional cultural event in 15 January 2010

  

 

FIFTH ANNUAL PRESENTATION EVENT TO THE STUDENTS OF PUDUCHERRY IN OCTOBER 2009

Fifth annual educational aid presentation event to the students of Puducherry was held on 4th October 2009

at the village panchayat building, Veerampattinam, Puducherry

The welcoming speech was given by Dr. Souyasarada Saravanane, the adviser to the Trust. The Trust honorary president, Prof. S. Periyandi and the managing Trustee Mr. K. Sethupathi delivered the leading speech. Mr. S. Sivakumar, publication relation officer of the Trust gave a note on the last 5 years activity of the Trust. Dr. Saravanane Poobalane, founder of the Trust gave an inspirational talk. Honourable Mr. M.O.H.F. Shajahan (education minister, Puducherry State), honourable Mr. M. Kandasamy (minister for Welfare, Puducherry State), honourable Mr. Maladi Krishna Rao (minister for Tourism, Puducherry State), Mr. R.K.R. Anandaraman (Member of the Legislative Assembly, Puducherry), Mr. P. Sakthivel (Veerampattinam Councillor) were special speakers. The Treasurer of the Trust, Mr. P. Radjassegarane gave vote of thanks.

In the event,

  • Scholarships ranging from Rs. 3,000 to 10,000 were given to 75 students belonging from various villages of Puducherry state studying ITI, Diploma and degrees (arts, science and engineering).
  • Selected 31 students from different coastal villages in Puducherry were supported with cash awards and educational materials.

Photo gallery of the fifth annual presentation event in October 2009

  

 

EDUCATIONAL AID TO STUDENTS IN MARCH 2009

Educational aid presentation to 10th standard students was conducted on 20th March 2009 at the Sindhani Sirpi Singaravelar government high school premises in Veerampattinam, Puducherry – 605007

Seventy students of 10th standard were presented with a stationery package for their public exam. The Trustees inspired the students to perform well in the exams before distributing the package.

A photo from the presentation event in March 2009

A stationery package is being given to one of the students

          

THIRD ANNUAL SPORTS DAY EVENT IN JANUARY 2009

Third annual Thiruvalluvar day sports event was conducted on 15 January 2009 at the New Generation school at Kakayanthope, Ariyankuppam, Puducherry – 605007

The third annual Thiruvalluvar day sports was held in the New Generation school at Kakayanthope, Ariyankuppam. Mr. Sivakumar Sarangabani, the public relation officer of the Trust gave welcoming speech and the Managing Trustee, Mr. Sethupathi presided over the event. An inspirational talk was given by the founder of the Trust, Dr. Saravanane Poobalane. The member of Ariyankuppam council, Mr. P. Sakthivel and the president of Veerampattinam Panchayat, Mr. A. Kangeyan, presided over the event. Member of the Legislative Assembly of Ariyankuppam constiuency, Mr. R.K.R. Anandaraman, was the guest of honour. The head master of the school, Mr. Kamalakannan and educational development club secretary, Mr. Velmurugan delivered greeting speeches. The advisor to the school, Mr. Muthaiyan gave vote of thanks. The event was greatly felicitated by school teachers, students, parents of students, Trust members and friends.

In the event,

  • All the winners, runners and participated students in various sports conducted by the Trust were appreciated with a number of prizes including Thirukural books and stationery materials.
  • Two racks for keeping the lunch bags of students were prenseted to the school.
  • A scholarship was given to an engineering student to cover his annual tuition fee.

Photo gallery of the sports day event in January 2009

 

PRESENTATION EVENT TO DEGREE AND SCHOOL STUDENTS IN NOVEMBER 2008

Presentation event to degree and school students was held on 17 Novermber 2008 at the Sindhani Sirpi Singaravelar government high school premises in Veerampattinam, Puducherry – 605007

The welcoming speech of the event was given by the public relation officer of the Trust, Mr. Sivakumar Sarangabani and the Managing Trustee of the Trust, Mr. Sethupathi presided over the event. Mr. P. Sakthivel, a member of Ariyankuppam Council and the head master of the school were delivered special speeches.  The event was concluded with vote of thanks given by Mrs. Mageshwari Radjassegarane.

We are very pleased to say that in the present event,

  • Scholarship was given to a degree student.
  • Three students who had scored 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in 10th standard final exam 2008 were supported with cash awards for their higher studies.
  • Gifts were presented to 3 students who scored 100% mark in individual subjects in 10th standard final exam 2008.
  • A number of prizes were given to students who participated and won in various sports competition conducted on the Children's day.

Photo gallery of the presentation event in October 2008

 

SCHOLARSHIPS TO GRADUATE STUDENTS IN OCTOBER 2008

The event was held on 10th October 2008 at the Trust's office, Veerampattinam, Puducherry – 605007

In the presentation event, scholarships were given to two degree students belonging to fishermen families who are facing a severe problem due to lack of income. The scholarships were given to cover annual tuition fee for doing their degree programs.

Photos from the scholarships presentation event in October 2008

A student receiving a cheque from the Treasurer and public relation officer of the Trust for doing undergraduate program
A student receiving a cheque from the Treasurer and public relation officer of the Trust for doing undergraduate program

 

FOURTH ANNUAL PRESENTATION EVENT TO THE STUDENTS OF PUDUCHERRY IN JULY 2008

Fourth annual aid presentation event to the students of Puducherry was held on 23rd July 2008

at the village panchayat building, Veerampattinam, Puducherry

Mr. Sivakumar Sarangabani, publication relation officer of the Trust gave the welcoming speech and our Trust honorary president, Prof. Periyandi delivered the leading speech. Our Trust founder Dr. Saravanane Poobalane gave an inspirational talk.  Honourable education minister for Puducherry State, Mr. M.O.H.F. Shajahan presided over the event. Honourable Mr. M. Kandasamy, minister for Welfare in Puducherry State, Honourable Mr. Maladi Krishna Rao, minister for Tourism in Puducherry State and Member of Paraliament Prof. M. Ramadoss were special speakers. The function was greatly felicitated by Mr. P. Sakthivel, a member of Ariyankuppam Council, Mr. Kangeyan, president of Veerampattinam Panchayat and guests from different villages of Puducherry.

In the event,

  • Scholarships ranging from Rs. 3,000 to 10,000 were given to 85 students from various villages of Puducherry state studying ITI, Diploma and degrees (arts, science and engineering).
  • Selected 30 students from different coastal villages in Puducherry were supported with cash awards and educational materials.
  • The value of support given in the event was about 10% more compared to the support given in the last annual presentation event.

Photo gallery of the fourth annual presentation event in July 2008

  

 

PRESENTATION EVENT IN MARCH 2008

The event was conducted on 24th March 2008 at at the Sindhani Sirpi Singaravelar government high school premises in

Veerampattinam, Puducherry – 605007

In the event, 65 students studying in 10th standard were given with a stationery support package which contained all the necessary items useful for their following public exam. The students were strongly encouraged by the Trustees to excel in the exams.

A photo from the presentation event in March 2008

One of the students receiving a support package from the head teacher and the Treasurer of the Trust

 

SECOND ANNUAL SPORTS DAY EVENT IN JANUARY 2008

Second annual Thiruvalluvar day sports event was conducted on 16 January 2008 at the Sindhani Sirpi Singaravelar government high school premises in

Veerampattinam, Puducherry – 605007

Various sports competitions including a mini marathon were conducted by our Trust for the pupils of Sindhani Sirpi Singaravelar government high school to mark Thiruvalluvar day, which falls on 16th January every year. The school head teacher Ms. Hemalatha presided over the event and the chief educational officer for Puducherry State Mr. S. Krishnaraj was guest of honour. The event was greatly felicitated by Mr. P. Sakthivel, a member of Ariyankuppam council, Mr. Kangeyan, president of Veerampattinam Panchayat, school teachers, trust members and friends. The trust is hoping to enhance the sports of young students studying at different schools in Puducherry in due course.

In the event,

  • All the participated students were encouraged with a number of prizes.
  • A range of sports materials was also presented to the school to encourage sports among the pupils.

Photo gallery of the sports day event in January 2008

 

SCHOLARSHIPS TO GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SEPTEMBER & NOVEMBER 2007

Presentation of scholarships to various degree students during September and November 2007 in

the Trust's office, Veerampattinam, Puducherry – 605007

In the presentation events, scholarships were given to four degree students belonging to fishermen community whose families were affected by Tsunami in December 2004. The scholarships were given to cover annual tuition fee for doing their degree programs.

A photo from the scholarships presentation events in September & November 2007

A student receiving a cheque from our Treasurer and Public Relation Officer for doing her master degree in computer science

EDUCATIONAL AID TO SCHOOL STUDENTS IN JULY 2007

Educational aid presentation event to school students was held on 19th July 2007 at the Sindhani Sirpi Singaravelar government high school premises in Veerampattinam, Puducherry – 605007

The welcoming speech of the event was given by our Trust advisor Dr. Souyasarada Saravanane and our Trust Managing Trustee Mr. Sethupathi delivered the leading speech. An inspirational talk was given by our Trust founder Dr. Saravanane Poobalane.  Chief educational officer for Puducherry State Mr. S. Krishnaraj presided over the event. Mrs. Meg Faulton, a teacher from Kirkcudbright academy, Scotland, UK was the special guest of honour in the event.  The function was greatly felicitated by Mr. P. Sakthivel, a member of Ariyankuppam Council, Mr. Kangeyan, president of Veerampattinam Panchayat and the school head teacher Ms. Hemalatha.  The event was concluded with vote of thanks given by Mr. Kangatharan.

We are very pleased to say that in the present event,

  • About 160 students were supported with note books, pens and other stationery materials in the event.
  • Selected 3 out going students were supported with vouchers for buying educational materials.
  • Scholarship was given for one of the out going students for higher studies.
  • Various general knowledge books were presented to the school library.

Photo gallery of the educational aid presentation event in July 2007

 

THIRD YEAR ANNUAL PRESENTATION EVENT TO THE STUDENTS OF PUDUCHERRY IN JULY 2007

Third annual aid presentation event to the students of Puducherry was held on 04th July 2007 at the

Rosema marriage hall, Puducherry

Advisor to our Trust, Dr. Souyasarada Saravanane gave the welcoming speech and our Trust honorary president, Prof. Periyandi delivered the leading speech. An inspirational talk was given by our Trust founder Dr. Saravanane Poobalane. Honourable education minister for Puducherry State, Mr. M.O.H.F. Shajahan presided over the event. Member of Paraliament Prof. M. Ramadoss and Mr. R.K.R. Anandaraman, a Member of the Legislative Assembly, Puducherry state and Director for Puducherry fisheries department were invited speakers. The function was greatly felicitated by Mr. P. Sakthivel, a member of Ariyankuppam Council, Mr. Kangeyan, president of Veerampattinam Panchayat and Mr. Mangaiyar Selvan, General Secretary of fishermen organisation, Puducherry.

Our trust members are very pleased to say that we supported about 600 students and a higher secondary school in the presentation event under the various scheme listed below. The value of support given in the event was about three fold higher compared to that of last year, 2006.

1. More than 500 selected students studying 11th, 12th (aged 16 and 17) in the academic year 2007-08 and 12th passed students (aged 18) from the academic year 2006-07 from different coastal villages in Puducherry were supported with various educational materials including English grammar books, Thirukkural books, note books, pens and other stationery materials.

2. Selected 30 students from different coastal villages in Puducherry were supported with cash awards and vouchers for buying educational materials.

3. Scholarships were given to 35 graduate students to cover their annual tuition fees and other educational expenses.

4. Water purification and cooling units were given to Kalapet higher secondary school, Puducherry for the betterment of the student’s health.

Photo gallery of the third annual presentation event in July 2007

  

      

EDUCATIONAL AID TO VANOOR, PULICHAPPALLAM AND OZHUNTHAIYAMPATTU VILLAGES IN APRIL 2007

Educational aid to Vanoor, Pulichappallam and Ozhunthaiyampattu villages was conducted on 01 April 2007 at

Ozhunthaiyampattu, Villupuram district, Tamilnadu

The event was jointly organised by a social service organisation (TREE India) based at Vanoor council (Villupuram district, Tamilnadu) and Thiruvalluvar Educational Trust. Mr. Kanapathy, a Member of Legislative Assembly, Tamilnadu State, was guest of honour. Village presidents and social service members from different villages in Vanoor council, members of TREE India and our Trustees greeted the students in this great occasion. This is our first trust event to support students in Tamilnadu.

Our Trust is supporting to conduct evening classes for a under developed community at 3 villages in Vanoor council through three different tuition centres (one centre for each village). More than 150 students are benefiting from this project. These newly established tuition centres are promoting education among the students currently studying in schools, students that had dropped their education in the middle of their studies and children that never attended school. Blackboards and various sports materials were also distributed to each village.

Our Trust has also signed an agreement with TREE India organisation to support the education of young children in all 3 villages initially for one year and hoping that this agreement will be extended further. We are also expecting to extend our support to other villages in Vannor council in the near future.

Photo gallery of the educational aid presentation event in April 2007

 

FIRST ANNUAL SPORTS DAY EVENT IN JANUARY 2007

First annual Thiruvalluvar day sports event was conducted on 22 January 2007 at Girls middle School, Veerampattinam, Puducherry-605007

Our trust conducted a variety of sports competitions among the pupils studying at Veerampattinam girls government middle school to mark Thiruvalluvar day, which falls on 16th January every year. The event was greatly felicitated by Mr. P. Sakthivel, a member of Ariyankuppam council, school teachers, trust members and friends. This is the first time for our trust to conduct a sports day event and the trust is hoping that this will continue forever to enhance the sports of young students studying at different schools in Puducherry.

In the event,

  • The winner, runner and participating students were encouraged with a number of prizes.
  • A range of sports materials was also presented to the school to encourage sports among girl students.

Photo gallery of the sports day event in January 2007

 

SECOND ANNUAL PRESENTATION EVENT IN JULY 2006

Our second annual aid presentation event to school students was held on 23rd July 2006 at the night hostel, Veerampattinam, Puducherry – 605007.

The welcoming speech was given by our trust honorary president, Prof. Periyandi. The speech given by one of our trust advisors, Dr. Souyasarada Saravanane, encompassed the aims of our trust and our current and forthcoming projects. An inspirational talk was given by Dr. M. Vallathan, the president of the fisher-folk development organisation, Puducherry. Mr. R.K.R. Anandaraman, a Member of the Legislative Assembly, Puducherry state, presided over the event. Mrs. Debjani Dutta, a correspondent of The New Indian Express, Puducherry was an invited speaker. The function was greatly felicitated by Mr. P. Sakthivel, a member of Ariyankuppam Council, Mr. Kangeyan, president of Veerampattinam Panchayat and Mr. R. Kumaran, General secretary of Sindhani Sirpi Singaravelar social service organisation, Puducherry.

Our trust members are very pleased to say that this year our trust supported more than 2550 students, which is close to a three fold increase in support compared to that of last year, 2005. All the 2550 students were selected from ten government schools across the different villages of Puducherry state listed below:

1. Kids school, Veerampattinam
2. Primary school, Veerampattinam
3. Primary school, Narambai
4. Primary school, Abisegapakkam
5. Primary school, Solai nagar
6. Middle school, Panithitu
7. Middle school, Veerampattinam
8. High school, Pooranakuppam
9. High school, Veerampattinam10. Higher secondary school, Ariyankuppam

Photo gallery of the second annual aid presentation event in July 2006

 

OUR TRUST INAUGURATION AND PRESENTATION EVENT IN AUGUST 2005

Our trust inauguration and distribution of aid to the school students function was held on 29.08.2005 in the premises of Sindhani Sirpi Singaravelar government high school, Veerampattinam, Puducherry – 605007.

The trust was inaugurated by Mr. D. Jayamoorthy. Member of Legislative Assembly, Puducherry state. The function was greatly felicitated by Mr. Rajmohan, M.S.Swaminathan research foundation, Puducherry and Mr. Jayantha Ganguly, Auroville foundation, Auroville. Mr. Alexander Moffatt was the guest of honour from Wenden, Essex, England.In the presentation event, supports were extended to 900 students including 30 students from 15 neighbouring coastal villages in Puducherry. Students were encouraged by providing them cash awards, books, notebooks, school bags, stationery items and other educational needs.

Photos gallery of the Trust inauguration and presentation event in August 2005

 

Photos of the first meeting of the Trustees

Photos from First Board Meeting on 06th May 2005

Trustees at the meeting
Trustess at the meeting

 

Trustees First Meeting with Veerampattinam School Teachers on 21st March 2005

The managing trustee is giving a speech
Speech of Veerampattinam school head master