August 17, 2016
Hearing Impaired Children of AshrayAkruti Special School, Srinagar Colony celebrated Independence Day with great fervor. The 70th Independence Day celebrations started hoisting the flag and garlanding the portraits of freedom fighters.
Mr. Shashi Reddy, Vice –President (Engineering)-Qualcommwas the chief guest of the programme. Other guests who honored the dais were Mr. Mohan Babu, Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax, Mr. Sreeman Narayana,Vice President Legal & PR- Super Gas,Mr. Rajesh, Tummalaganti, Head Infotech India Pvt Ltd, Sr .Manager Finance and Accounts,Dr. N.V Bhavani, Pediatrician, Mr. D.P.K Babu, Director, AshrayAkruti.
The highlights of the program were skit by the hearing impaired children of AshrayAkruti, Srinagar Colony. The skit portraying the importance of recycling waste materials was an eye-opener and audience were enthralled by the performance of children. The Science skills exhibition by the children were another highlight where spectators were dumbfounded by the showcase of the talents of the hearing impaired children. “I am very much delighted to be a part of AshrayAkruti. Seeing the performances of children especially the Science skills exhibition was really essaying the talents of these Special Children”, opined Mr. Shashi Reddy, Vice –President (Engineering)-Qualcomm, chief guest of the programme.
Fancy Dress Competition by tiny tots and performances such as and Speech and Patriotic Dance by the hearing impaired children. More than 400 students from AshrayAkruti Schools, and Multidisability Centre, Borabanda gathered at the venue for the celebrations.Mr. Seeta Ram, well-wisher to AshrayAkruti donated hearing aids to children from AshrayAkruti School. Prizes were distributed to the children at the end of the ceremony.