PES institutions raises Rs. 1.5 crore for the construction of 300 houses for flood victims in Godihal and Duganur villages
Construction of 70 houses has been completed and handed over to the beneficiaries
Online PR News – 08-June-2011 – – Bangalore: The Peoples Education Society, one of the most renowned institutions in the country has completed the construction of 70 houses in the flood affected villages of Godihal and Duganur in Raichur District. PES had taken up the program under the Aasare project of the State government to construct 13, 322 houses for relocating 51 flood hit villages in the Raichur district and complete the rehabilitation within six months.
The teachers, students and the management of the institution have together contributed Rs. 1.5 crore for constructing 70 houses. The cost of building each house is Rs. 2,10,000. Apart from constructing the houses, other basic amenities like roads, drains, electricity and toilets have been provided.
“We have handed over 70 houses for the flood victims of the Godihal and Duganur villages. It’s with the whole hearted participation of the faculty and students of our institution that we were able to successfully complete this project. In addition, to the 1.5 crore contribution, we have also provided Rs. 1 crore as flood relief to the victims. As part of our social responsibility, we have been continuously offering various services to a number of schools and colleges across the country to improve their education facilities and enhance their educational standards and we are more than happy to help the affected families in Raichur to resume their normal lives,” said M R Doreswamy, MLC and Chairman of PES, Bangalore.
In an effort to improve education in rural areas, the institution plans to adopt few government schools in the Godihal and Duganur and have decided to put up regional schools and colleges in both the villages.
PES group of institutions was established in 1972 with just over 14 students in a rented gymnasium at Bangalore. Today, the institution ranks among one of the most renowned colleges in the country with more than 12000 students spread across four different campuses in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. PES offers over 40+ programs focused on four main educational areas: Engineering, Medicine, Management and Life Sciences. The central campus is the PES College that includes various undergraduate courses like PUC, a Pharmacy program and Polytechnic Diploma courses. The PES Institute of Technology (PESIT) and PES School of Engineering (PESSE), the West and the South Campuses respectively covers all undergraduate and graduate courses in Computer Science, Information Science, Mechanical Engineering, Telecommunication, Electrical, Electronics, Bio-technology, MBA, MCA, BCA, BBM, BHM and many more. PES Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, the medical college at Kuppam offers both UG and PG Courses. PES Hospital that includes a 750 bed Hospital attached to the Medical college provides modern quality care to the economically challenged strata of our Society.
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