Parikrma alumni plays lead in a popular movie

Our student Chaithra is written about in the local newspaper as a new discovery in the film world. She will be sharing screen space with the eminent artist Ravinchandran. We take credit in discovering her acting talent when she was 10 years old at school and got her to act in all our school plays.  She then graduated and did her engineering in Biotechnology with First…

Our girls are Ashoka Youth Venturers

Kruthi and Senora, the daughters of a plumber and a carpenter, respectively, were selected as Ashoka India Changemakers for educating 25 kids of migrant labourers in Kodigenahalli. More from the excerpts from the Ashoka website, “while the norm is to focus on academics, these teenagers are looking beyond their textbooks. From innovating a solar-powered incinerator for dealing with menstrual waste to teaching girls to code,…

Parikrma Champions League 2018

Sixteen teams – 1 international and 3 out-of-state schools, 3 days of good football, loads of singing and dancing and art… All this and more at the Parikrma Champions League 2018. This year the Equality Cup went to Inventure Academy and the Runner-up Cup to St Xavier’s from Belgaum. Vidyaniketan School bagged the third position.   We would like to thank the chief guests: Kushal Das,…

Parikrma team makes it top 3

Two teams comprising of 6 first-year students each of Parikrma Junior College participated in the Inventure Changemaker Challenge 2018, conducted by Inventure Academy, to recognize and provide funding to the best teams of young people who come up with sustainable ideas to make noticeable changes in the society. It started with entering online applications with 48 other teams, followed by getting selected in the top…

Parikrma Schools win the International School Awards

We are super thrilled to inform you that two of our schools, the Nandini Layout and Koramangala Centres just won the International School Awards – by British Council accredited for the period of 2018 – 21. The British Council International School Award (ISA) is a benchmarking scheme that accredits schools as having an outstanding level of support for nurturing global citizenship in young people and…

Why volunteer?

Nervous new students and proud parents sit in rows and are welcomed by the inspirational dean.  We are at a world-class university, with a strong reputation and great outcomes for alumni. A final polite request was given to parents: please avoid WhatsApping your children – and emailing professors – during classes.  Give students their independence and trust the faculty. Our student’s mother was not in…

The Parikrma Festival of Science 2019

Two hundred students from schools in Bangalore including 7 government schools get an opportunity to understand wildlife and conservation, its multiple facets first-hand through leading scientists of the city! For the very first time… A Nobel Laureate visited and interacted with our children! Professor Sir Venkatraman Ramakrishnan is an American and British structural biologist of Indian origin. He was elected President of the Royal Society…

A world full of stories

I remember when I was a little girl in school, we would have speakers who would come and tell us about their work. On one such occasion, I got the chance of listening to an environmental engineer who was in the team that cleaned up Powai Lake in Mumbai. She took us through her experiences in cleaning the lake. She spoke to us about the…

Innovations Conclave 2019

Innovations Conclave 2019 Under the aegis of Global Citizenship Education, a collaborative initiative between Parikrma Humanity Foundation & Tata Communications, through Innovations Conclave we want to attempt reversing thinking trends across schools. Last year, being the first ever event, saw active participation of 45 schools in Bangalore, this year we have 83 applications and we are thrilled. Schools from Pune, Dharmapuri, Dubai and London are…