Our young achievers

We are super excited to inform that Parikrma student Jagannath has just secured 100% scholarship at the Azim Premji University and will be studying a combined course of BSc & BEd. We got him to address our Grade 10 students. He starts off the session with, “If I could do it then so can you.” Students are the best teachers. We are proud of him.

Volunteering at Parikrma

We feel we live in a world that is getting more and more materialistic. Sometimes, we catch ourselves as well, wanting the newest iPhone even though the old one still works, that beautiful dress, a new watch and so on. Being able to afford this till a certain level, makes us wonder ‘what is next’, another fancy outfit or an expensive car? Is that our…

The Woman Achievers Award

The year 2018 has been highly rewarding and in many ways. Our children have been participating and a part of some interesting collaborations and events.  Here are a few highlights IN March 2018: Founder Shukla Bose was awarded the Woman Achiever’s Award 2018 from Lakshmi Ishwar, President, FICCI, FLO. She was also invited to speak at the INKher 2018 event – where she spoke about…

Innovations Conclave 2018

The Innovations Conclave 2018 by Parikrma Humanity Foundation and Tata Communications Newer paradigms of learning are now needed with respect to tackling the approach to education in India. With growing focus on 21st century skills, we must turn the tables around in contemporary education. This includes laying a stronger emphasis on critical thinking, scientific discovery, application of creativity and innovation in education concepts. Under the…

Parikrma Address Health Awards 2018

This year, 37 schools in Bangalore were inducted into the School Health Hall of Fame and 9 of them were recognised for their innovative health practices at the Parikrma Address Health Awards.  Giving the keynote address was Dr Thimappa Hegde, director & senior consultant neurosurgeon, Nayarayana Institute of Neurisciences. A highly inspiring speech, Dr Hegde talked about the need for transformation and mind mastery… for a better…

A new direction towards education

The Parikrma Humanity Foundation in India is dedicated to serving underprivileged children. They have established four schools at different locations, offering K-12 education for 1,300 children from 53 slums and 5 orphanages. In addition, they provide 3 nutritious meals for their children, healthcare, and social programs. Parikrma’s goal is to lower the dropout rate for high schoolers in India. They want to provide the poorest…

Festival of Science 2018

Two hundred students from schools in Bangalore including 4 government schools got an opportunity to understand the science behind AIR and its multiple facets first-hand through leading scientists of the city! Day 1 1. Bharat Ratna awardee, eminent scientist and Head of the Scientific Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India, Professor C.N.R. Rao, inaugurated the festival with a speech.   2. Professor Ramananda…

The Countdown begins

PCL 2017! For the very first time in Bengaluru, a football championship match will witness not only the best football teams from schools in the city but there will be more  – A school from Dubai, one from Sikkim, and Kerala will be battling for the Equality Cup – a Cup that symbolizes the breaking down of social barriers. After raising the bar for school…