for Akshaya Patra’s National Endeavour for Student Transformation
Bengaluru, 16 Jan 2020: The Akshaya Patra Foundation has appointed Shri K. Annamalai IPS, former DCP Bangalore South, as the Goodwill Ambassador for its‘National Endeavour for Student Transformation’ (NEST).Aninitiativethat marks the Foundation’s foray into school rejuvenation, talent development and scholarship programmes, NEST seeks to provide holistic education opportunities to students across the nation enabling them to explore sustainable career paths.
His erudite presence as the Goodwill Ambassador for the Foundation’s flagship initiative, NEST, will transform the scope of the programme owing to his penchant for mentoring the young minds of today and helping them carve out sustainable career paths for themselves tomorrow. He shall be interacting with thousands of beneficiaries covered under this initiative by indulging them in skill development programs, while also mentoring and conducting leadership workshops with employees and core volunteers who are involved in the initiative.
Shri K. Annamalai, said, “I am extremely honored to join hands with The Akshaya Patra Foundation for its ‘NEST Initiative’. Through this program I am excited to help talents at school level, irrespective of their background, to stand out and shine in a wider platform. Also, through the initiative of ‘AIKYA’, I believe volunteerism at school level, should create leader for our future”
Fondly called ‘The People’s Superintendent’, Shri K. Annamalai is cherished for his upright, brave, and honest demeanor. Lauded for his acts of pure professionalism and being an eloquent orator, he has been active in holding motivational talks with the budding youth populous of the nation on a variety of issues ranging from the power of civil momentum to the importance of quality education.
Thanking Shri K. Annamalai IPS, Shri Chanchalapathi Dasa, Vice Chairman – The Akshaya Patra Foundation, said, “We are extremely delighted to have Shri K. Annamalai on board with us to support an initiative that aims to provide a platform for children to explore their potential and pursue their aspirations. Being someone who shows such exuberance for assisting the youth of India, his presence with this initiative will only further our impetus to ensure that every child has the opportunity and the necessary skill to seek a future that he/she desires.”