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Inauguration of English Access Microscholarship Program, Amritsar

November 6, 2017 US - Nanhi Chhaan Foundation Access Program 2017

The Nanhi Chhaan Foundation in partnership with the Regional English Language Office of the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi has started the global English Access Microscholarship Program for their next batch of 100 underprivileged students of the local high school in Village Fatehpur Rajputan, Amritsar district, Punjab. This will be a continuation of their successfully concluded previous joint initiative for 100 students that was conducted at Village Qila Jiwan singh in Amritsar from 2015-17. The selected students will receive two years of free after-school English language classes along with personal development through this U.S. State Department-sponsored initiative, popularly known as the Access program.

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The ceremony organized on 6th November at the Sacred Light Senior Sec. School at Fatehpur Rajputan village marks the successful start of the program, where certificates signed by the Chief Guest, Ms. MaryKay Carlson, Acting U.S. Ambassador to India were distributed to the students by her along with the Guest of Honour, Mr. Sukhwinder Singh Danny Bandala, MLA, Jandial Guru and Mr. Harpal singh, Chairman, Nanhi Chhaan Foundation. Other dignitaries gracing the occasion Ms. Ariel Pollock, North India Office director, U.S Embassy, Mr. Aubrey Carlson, Member of U.S senior Foreign Service, Ms. Rachna sharma, RELO programme manager amongst many others.

These thrice a week classes are led by five English language teaching (ELT) professionals who use a learner centred communicative teaching approach. To ensure the quality of teaching, they receive regular professional development by an expert trainer from this field. Ms. Carlson congratulated the Nanhi Chhaan Foundation and emphasized the importance of English communication skills for higher education and better job prospects to the assembled students

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