Education and Research
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SHIKSHA provides free education and vocational training to underprivileged children and youth in Delhi NCR. It trains its students in the skills required to put them on the right track for employment and provide an enabling environment to bring out the best in them. It does not receive grants from the Central or State Government. SHIKSHA operates three educational centres that follow the CBSE curriculum and caters to over 1,000 students, besides conducting adult literacy and conversational English courses in Delhi NCR. In addition to a completely free education, it provides the students with free uniforms, books, reading materials, and a mid-day meal.
Innaugurated three new classrooms at the Education Centre in Mohyal Colony, Gurgaon. SHIKSHA was instrumental in reducing the drop out rate to 9%. 1,070 students enrolled at 3 Shiksha Education Centres.