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JKP honoured for working to educate underprivileged girls

IANS  |  Bangkok 

(JKP), which works to educate underprivileged girls in district, has been honoured with the 'World Icon Award 2018 at an event here.

The award, instituted by M4U, was received by on behalf of in the Thai capital.

JKP, according to Puri, provides free education to some 5,000 poor girls in Pratapgarh through the Kripalu Girls Vidyalaya, and the

"The aim is to ensure they have free education from the primary to post-graduate level, and to make them self-reliant," he added.

The Trust has also set up health facilities in rural areas, with three well-equipped charitable hospitals -- at Managarh in Pratapgarh, and Barsana and Vrindavan in Mathura -- providing free medical facilities to patients.

--IANS

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First Published: Sun, June 10 2018. 12:16 IST
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