IIFL Foundation and Director Mrs. Madhu Jain receive Bhamashah Samman from Rajasthan Government

Mrs. Madhu Jain spearheads the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) efforts at the IIFL Group, championing impact-driven social interventions across various domains, including education, health, financial literacy, water conservation, livelihood, poverty alleviation, and climate action.

Sep 28, 2023 - 09:33
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IIFL Foundation and Director Mrs. Madhu Jain receive Bhamashah  Samman from Rajasthan Government
IIFL Foundation and Director Mrs. Madhu Jain receive Bhamashah Samman from Rajasthan Government

IIFL Foundation and its dedicated Director, Mrs. Madhu Jain, have received the esteemed 'Bhamashah Samman' from the Rajasthan Government in recognition of their exceptional contributions to education, with a particular emphasis on enhancing girl child literacy. The ceremony, a state-level event held at the illustrious Birla Auditorium in Jaipur, was graced by the presence of Rajasthan's Education Minister, Dr. B.D. Kalla.

Mrs. Madhu Jain spearheads the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) efforts at the IIFL Group, championing impact-driven social interventions across various domains, including education, health, financial literacy, water conservation, livelihood, poverty alleviation, and climate action. Their relentless commitment to transformative initiatives has garnered accolades from both Indian and global authorities, including the United Nations.

Expressing her heartfelt gratitude, Mrs. Madhu Jain, the Director of IIFL Foundation, stated, "The Bhamashah Samman holds a special place in my heart due to my roots in Udaipur and Rajasthan. IIFL Foundation is unwaveringly dedicated to achieving 100 percent girl child literacy in Rajasthan while simultaneously focusing on health, poverty alleviation, and climate action."

Under Mrs. Madhu Jain's visionary leadership, the flagship education initiative of IIFL Foundation, 'Sakhiyon Ki Baadi,' has successfully reintegrated over 36,000 out-of-school girls into the educational mainstream. This transformative effort spans across 1,200 schools, primarily located in remote tribal villages of Rajasthan.

In addition to 'Sakhiyon Ki Baadi,' IIFL Foundation has launched several education-centric projects. The innovative 'Maa Bari' initiative has revamped 30 schools, providing modern infrastructure and facilities to support the education of first-time learners from indigenous tribal communities in Rajasthan. Another noteworthy project, 'Sampark,' aims to enhance the English and Mathematics skills of over 4 lac students in 5800+ government schools in Rajasthan, with plans for expansion.

The 'Digital Shaala' project, an endeavor by IIFL Foundation, introduces more than 5000 students to digital pedagogy through the installation of television sets equipped with audiovisual learning materials covering grades 6 to 10. Moreover, the foundation's Sesame Community radio initiative has reached over 2.5 lac students, offering foundational literacy support. Not stopping at education, IIFL Foundation also manages 'Chauras,' a daycare-cum-literacy center designed to assist children residing at construction sites.

Beyond education, IIFL Foundation is renowned for its successful interventions in health, poverty alleviation, climate action, and more. It has pioneered drone-based last-mile vaccine delivery and introduced agricultural drones. Through its diverse initiatives, the foundation positively impacts over 10 lac beneficiaries, leaving an indelible mark on the social landscape. This 'Bhamashah Samman' is a testament to their unwavering commitment to making a meaningful difference in the lives of countless individuals across Rajasthan.

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