BANGALORE: ‘Milan -2012’, a three day event, organised by the volunteers of Centre for Social Action (CSA), an initiative of Christ University, will start from February 11, on the University campus.Children who are sponsored by the students of Christ University and other partners , will come together for the event.
Nearly 700 children, who belong to urban slums, rural and tribal areas, from Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra will be participate in the programme.
Addressing the media Dr Godfred, associate director, Centre for Social Action said, “Children from different cultures will meet together, interact and engage in showcasing their talents. The tribal children belong to some of the extinct tribes of India such as the Kollam & Gonds tribes of Maharashtra & Andhra Pradesh. The event will also empower the children to exhibit the same to their sponsors.”
“The involvement of the student community, corporates and other stakeholders in organising this event will result in enhancing their social responsibility values and will in turn enhance their sensitivity to support marginalized children. This is in line with the vision of Christ University. The sponsors will witness the overall development that the children have achieved,” he added.
Actor Ambareesh, Dr Thomas Aykara, Chancellor, Christ University, former Cricketer Sayed Kirmani will be the chief guests.