The Shiv Nadar Foundation was established in 1994 by Shiv Nadar, Founder - HCL. The foundation is committed to the creation of a more equitable, merit-based society by empowering individuals with education that can bridge the socio-economic divide. Over the last 25 years, the Foundation has established institutions and programs related to rural and urban education and art in underdeveloped areas of India.

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After her father fell ill, the responsibility of the household fell on the shoulders of 18-year-old Seema. Their financial condition would not allow her to get an education, yet she decided to step up and use her stitching skills to support the family of three.
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Many might call him studious, some a bookworm, but Malaikannan says that he was lucky to have found the best of both worlds. These included one with his friends on the playground and one in the charming world hidden inside a library.
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