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NGO raises $2 m in US for rural schools in India

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

An known for its innovative single teacher schools in remote rural and tribal areas of has raised USD 2 million during a fund-raising event in New York, the foundation said today.

This is the largest ever single-gala fund raiser for the foundation which has been a major contributor to its single school missions in India, it said.

The event was held at Cipriani on in New York.

Organiser, Mohan Wanchoo, who is chairman and Founder of EC Infosystems, siad the Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation currently has 58,000 schools in

"They accommodate 56 million children - more than half of which are girls," he said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, November 09 2017. 08:22 IST