Udaipur : Quality education and promoting lifelong learning opportunities is fundamental to build a progressive & developed nation. Hindustan Zinc through Shiksha Sambal initiative as part of its community development programme is ensuring improvement of the students’ conceptual knowledge and is helping them perform better in their board exams. Recently, the company conducted Winter Camps across 66 government schools around its business locations for the students of classes 10 and 12.

Over 1600 students from five districtsofAjmer, Bhilwara, Chittorgarh, Rajsamand, and Udaipur were benefited through this 10-day camps where they studied Science, Math, and English for a week in preparation for the board exam. Further, the focus was on building strong conceptual foundation among the students using innovative and engaging techniques with activities such as group learning, model papers and worksheets etc. The students were provided with mock papers to prepare for the board examination and to understand and analyse their performance before the final exams.65 volunteers from renowned colleges and 15 resourceful students of Vidya Bhavan Education Reference centretaughtthese students and regularly monitored the sessions.

The Shiksha sambal programme was established with the objective to improve the students’ conceptual knowledge and help them perform better in their board exams. A pilot programme using the fellowship model was implemented during the session. This helped students in grades 6 to 8 with their language (Hindi and English) and Math skills.

Hindustan Zinc regularly organizes such camps in Summers and during Diwali break with the vision to help students improve their personal and academic learnings and outcomes. Since 2008, the company has positively impacted more than 7,000 students every year through Shiksha Sambal programme and aided in improving their results in board exams and academic outcomes.