Modi to inaugurate children`s home in Vadodara tomorrow

Gujarat Chief Minister Narenda Modi will inaugurate country`s first of its kind children`s home, `Bal Gokulam` in the city on Friday.

Last Updated: May 21, 2010, 15:20 PM IST

Vadodara: Gujarat Chief Minister Narenda Modi will inaugurate country`s first of its kind children`s home, `Bal Gokulam` in the city on Friday.

Talking to the newsmen here today, Vadodara district collector Vijay Nehra said, "this unique home is constructed at a cost of Rs 2.5 crore, with public-private partnership
which will rehabilitate orphans, lost children, labourers, abandoned and poor single parent children in society".

This home with unique facilities such as public residential school could prove to be a model for other projects.
The building has four dormitories, with comfortable beds
and cupboards, to house 100 children modern class rooms are
built to provide formal as well as computer training. The
inmates will be able to enjoy indoor games and perform
cultural activities at the modern indoor game hall.

The children`s home has basket ball and volleyball courts
also.

Tejal Amin, managing trustee of noted Navrachna High
School said, "Navrachna school-sama and another school Baroda
high school, Danteshwar, will provide educational expertise
and accommodate these children in their schools and also
provide them free education."

Amit Bhatnagar, Managing Director of Diamond Industries
said, "My unit will provide books and dresses and required
educational materials to these children."

PTI