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CapitaLand Hope Foundation Sets up libraries across 13 Government Schools in Bangalore

Bangalore, 30 March 2022 – CapitaLand Group through its philanthropic arm CapitaLand Hope Foundation (CHF) has partnered with ‘Room to Read’ India, a not-for-profit organization focused on girls’ education and children’s literacy to inaugurate libraries across 13 Government schools in Bangalore including the CapitaLand Hope School, Mahadevapura, Bangalore.

The library set up at the CapitaLand Hope School located in Mahadevapura, Bangalore was inaugurated by  Mr. Jonathan Yap, CEO, Fund Management, CapitaLand Investment. He was accompanied by Mr. Vinamra Srivastava, CEO, India Business Parks, Mr. Gauri Shankar Nagabhushanam, CEO Designate, India Business Parks, CapitaLand Investment, teachers, children and officials of Room to Read India.

This initiative is part of the Ministry of Education’s, ‘Padhe Bharat’ campaign, a reading exercise for first-generation learners to increase reading proficiency and vocabulary amongst children. The libraries were set up at a total cost of INR 3.5 million benefitting over 2000 children between 6 to 10 years of age.

The libraries across the 13 Government schools in Bangalore and handed over to the school authorities are as below:

Government Hi-Tech Kannada & English Medium Higher Primary School- Mahadevapura

Government Kannada Girls Middle School- Hosakote

Government Higher Primary School- Dodda Hulluru

Government Model Primary School- Kadugodi

Government Higher Primary School- V.V. Extension

Government Higher Primary School- Sulibele

Government Higher Primary School- Janatha Colony

Government Higher Primary School- Kattigenahalli

Government Higher Primary School- Shivanapura

Government Higher Primary School- Samethanahalli

Government Higher Primary School- Bhodana Hosahalli

Government Lower Primary School- Koraluru

Karnataka Public School- Nandagudi

As part of the CapitaLand Group, CLI places sustainability at the core of what it does.  As a responsible real estate company, CLI contributes to the environmental and social well-being of the communities where it operates, as it delivers long-term economic value to its stakeholders.

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