Pratham and Applied Materials India bring science to the children in Raigad, Maharashtra

Created by : Applied Materials

Start Date : 28-08-2019 11:00:00

End Date : 28-08-2019 16:00:00

Where it's Happening : Pratham Science Centre, Khalapur, RAIGAD, Maharashtra

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The Story So Far

Om Nalamasu, CTO of Applied Materials, inaugurated the Science Program at the Pratham Science Centre in Khalapur to benefit over 3000 students in underserved schools. The Centre is focused on engaging students from grades V to VIII with hands-on activities to help them better understand basic concepts of science and its applications in the world. The Khalapur Learning Centre, an initiative of the Pratham Education Foundation, which currently reaches children in severely under-served schools and communities located in areas that are challenging for multiple reasons including socioeconomics, difficult topography, and lack of connectivity – all of which contribute to the children's already low learning levels.