Dr. Hepesh Shepherd, Director, Ingraham Institute, Ghaziabad (UP) congratulated the excellent work of Indian Development Foundation in the areas of health, education and rural development. Talking to Dr. Narayan B. Iyer and Mr.Nehmiah Chirag Bacon, Dr. Shepherd expressed his happiness on the spread of IDF Bal Gurukuls in India, reaching out the have-nots. He also complimented IDF's role in TB awareness programmes across India.
Dr. Shepherd and Mrs. Sapna Shepherd initiated the idea of opening four more Bal Gurukuls in collaboration with Ingraham Institute in addition to the already existing Bal Gurukul at Asha Vidyalaya (for the hearing impaired). Of the proposed four Bal Gurukuls, one will be in Ghaziabad for the street children, the second will be in remote rural area and the other two in the UP state capital, Lucknow.
Dr. Narayan accepted the proposal and expressed IDF's fullest support in initiating such excellent education programmes.
Earlier, Dr. Narayan and Mr.Chirag addressed the morning assembly and created awareness on Tuberculosis. Dr. Narayan also held a special session on personality development for the students of class XI and empowered them towards brighter path.
The Principals and Headmistress of Ingraham Institute - Mrs. Arpana Ruth, Mrs. Mohini Sampson, Mrs. Taskin Pershad, Mrs. Mercy Prasad and Mrs. P. Tewathia - expressed their happiness in supporting IDF's humanitarian programmes.
IDF salutes Team Ingraham Institute for their relentless support for social programmes.