Right to equal education for all
Indus Charity Trust is a not-for-profit educational trust with exclusive focus on education, training, research and allied activities for the underprivileged community. The Trust has been set up under Indian Trust Act, 1882 executed on 26th March, 2010 by its founding trustees, Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Arjun Ray and Mrs. Sarojini Rao.
The promotion and objectives of the Trust involves no activity for profit commercial gain. The Trust is located at Indus Charity Trust, Billapura Cross, Sarjapura Road, Sarjapur, Bangalore 562125.
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From the CEO/MD’s desk
Lt. General (Retired) Arjun Ray (PVSM, VSM) Founder CEO & MD
2020 has been a defining year for schools all over the world. Many have seen the closing of schools for over ten months as a huge loss in social time and learning. Indeed, this has been unfortunate for schools that did not have an IT infrastructure to support online learning. However, our experience at Indus has been rewarding. In some ways, Covid 19 has been a blessing.
Covid 19 has reinforced our purpose of education - to be prepared for all challenges, to be prepared for a future we do not know. We were able to recalibrate our vision and pivot. To be future-ready every student must be startup-ready, not in a narrow business sense only, but as a life entrepreneur. We are reminded of what the Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus of Bangladesh said, “All human beings are entrepreneurs.”
It is during this pandemic that, we launched an experimental model of the Indus Startup School. 200 students and 60 teachers from across our three schools are undergoing a twining programme - IB and entrepreneurship. Nearly 30 parent- mentors are supporting us in this great initiative.
Despite Covid 19, all three Indus Schools are in the first ten Best International- Day-cum-Boarding schools in India. Indus Bangalore is ranked #1 in the country for nine consecutive years. What a grand achievement! What an inspiration for everyone.Our achievements are a tribute to the legacy and creative-mindedness of principals, teachers, students, and parents.
We owe our gratitude to each one of them.
We wish everyone a Happy New Year, and an early turn to normal school.
With warm regards,