Port Blair, Sept. 13: The official launch event of the Atal Foundation was organized on 10th September 2023 at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar from 6 PM onwards. The National President of Atal Foundation Smti. Aparna Singh along with the dignitaries of the foundation from all around our country attended the launch event.

The Atal Foundation has historically been working in areas of literacy, health, disability, empowerment of the underprivileged and livelihoods. Almost two decades after rich experience of grassroots developmental work, the Atal Foundation has revisited its larger purpose and repositioned its focus area. The Foundation will now focus its energies towards achieving systemic and social change through Education. The programme was very successful in describing its social objectives to the general public.

During the event, Shri Azizur Rahman, State President, Atal Foundation, A & N Islands was felicitated with a statue of Atal ji. The occasion also witnessed the felicitation of renowned personalities from our Islands for their exceptional achievements and contributions to the society. The personalities who were felicitated include:

Ms Deborah Herold (Indian Track Cyclist), Ms Anuradha Rao, With You (Ms V K Mariyam Bibi), Ms Tishya Ahuja (Youngest Female Bodybuilder), Navodhaya Foundation (Prowtima Banerjee), Ms Marya Sheela, Pankh Andamans (Mrs Komal Anand), True Vision Foundation (Mrs Tabassum Nisha), Ms Tanaz Noble (Kayaker), Ms R Kasturi Bhai (Chess Prodigy), SAT (Swachta Awareness Team) PBMC,  Champions Zone MUAY Thai & MMA Club (MR N Jagadeka Varma), Esow Alben (Indian Track Cyclist), Ration Rasheed Foundation (Mr M P Rasheed), Mr. Sameer Iqbal Bajaj (NPC State Head, A & N Islands), Roller Skating Association (Mr G Ramesh), Mixed Martial Art Kudo Association of ANI (Mr. Renshi Dhamain Tirkey), Sai Yoga Education (Mrs M Ratha), National Union of Sea Fearers of India (Dharvinder Ram, Branch Head, Port Blair), Mr OMS Seethi Koya, Mr Ebrahim Jadwet, Andaman Sea Adventure Association (Mr. Jyoti Rajan), 3R Team (PBMC), Humane Touch (Mr Intezar Nahim, President), A & N Blood Donors Association (Mr. Sanjay Singh), Mr Premashis Bhattacharya, Mr Angshuman Roy (State President, Youth Wing, HRS) and Ms. N. Nikita (Indian Track Cyclist).