A self-funded initiative of Maj.Rakesh Sharma, Shaurya Chakra,( a decorated ex- Indian army officer) the journey till now has been highly challenging and yet quite fulfilling.Growing from 15 to 150 students. Only way ahead is to spread to other places more efficiently and innovatively.
Till now about 250 children have got into the fold of regular formal education through the efforts of Shaurya School, who would otherwise could have been exploited to perform sundry jobs in child labour forms like cleaners,rag pickers, hotel workers etc.
Shaurya school currently running in suburbs of Delhi.Now planning to have one in suburb of Bangalore.
Approximate first year budget would be 13 lacs.
Break up of 13 lacs
1. Registration formalities -25000
2. Building for school -180000
3. Furnishing -500000
4. Staff fees- 444000
5. Misc - 150000
Total - 1299000