Mysuru, August 11:- The students of Ranga Rao Memorial School for Differently Abled (RMSD), run by N R Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the NR Group, have excelled in the SSLC examination results which was announced on Monday (August 10). The overall pass percentage achieved by RMSD in the Karnataka SSLC examination results for the batch 2019-2020 is 90 percent.
Nandini K P has topped the list with 92 percent marks.Out of the 11 students who had appeared for SSLC examination from the school, the results saw two of the students securing distinction, four secured first class marks and three passed in second class. The school which operates under “Child centric project” supported by the ‘Department of Empowerment of Differently Abled and Senior Citizens,’ Karnataka, is a completely free residential school from Class 1 to Class 10 for visually impaired girls.
NR Group Chairman R Guru said, “The basic objective of the school is to empower the disabled and to help them lead an independent and dignified life. We are proud to announce the success of the school in securing the position it envisioned. This success encourages us to aim higher and inculcate the confidence to look forward for better results in future.”
“We wish the students all the very best for their future endeavours and extend our heartiest support in every possible way.” added Guru. “The staggering success has given the children a ladder of confidence and boosted the will power strengthening to do even better in future. They all are keen on continuing their education and are aspiring to build a career in academics.”
Commenting on her achievement, Nandini K P, the school topper said, “I am a proud student of this school. It would have been impossible to reach this height without the school’s support. I would also like to encourage others to ensure that their girl child gets education. I am looking to take my education forward and embrace a career of my choice.”
RMSD was established in 1988 and since then it has been providing education and vocational training to the visually disabled girls in and around Mysuru. The school is equipped with lodging, boarding, and healthcare facilities.
The school has commenced a new beginning on its 32nd anniversary by adding the high school section. Instituted with the vision to impart all-round development, apart from the curriculum, the school provides training in life-skills, music, dance and basic cooking, stated a press release from Uma Bai, Senior Executive – Public Relations, N Ranga Rao & Sons, Mysuru.
Seen in the above photo front row (left to right) are Sangeetha R K, Rakshitha A C, Geetha Gurappa Handi, Shashikala and Nithya M C; back row (L-R) are Sushma N S, Sonu, Nandini K P, Nethra, Anju N and Vinutha. (NGB)