Annual day celebration of Udhaya School, Ponmalai, a school for special children run by Southern Railway Women’s Welfare Organisation (SRWWO), Tiruchi Division, was held on Thursday.
Manjula Rangarajan, Divisional Railway Manager, lauded the efforts made by the SRWWO members in running the special school. Activity-oriented learning and vocational training imparted at the school help the students face the world with confidence.
The DRM suggested a peer review to improve the facilities at the school.
Since its establishment in 1994, the school has been providing educational opportunities to mentally challenged children. At present, the strength of the school is 43.
The students are imparted training in manufacturing of chalks and candles, envelope making, and phenyl preparation. Yoga, speech and physiotherapy sessions are also part of the curriculum.
S. Indira, headmistress, and Mangai Subramanian, Dhanalakshmi Suresh, Gomathy Balachandran and Rukmani Vijayakumar, office bearers of the SRWWO were present.