Samarthya 2010

Open Learning Systems collaborated with the Women & Child Development Department, Govt. of Odisha and other NGOs in celebration of the International Day for the Persons with Disabilities on 3rd December 2010 in which all the units/wings/projects of Open Learning Systems participated. OLS was assigned the responsibility of coordinating with 22 organisations in Bhubaneswar and its periphery in setting up information and awareness booths on the day and issuing common guidelines for all to follow. OLS put up its own stall in front of DAV School at Chandrasekharpur. OLS was also instrumental in awarding of citation and mementoes to the athletes with disabilities who had participated in international events and done the state proud with their achievements. The Chief Minister himself honoured these athletes in the evening in an event of fun and joy where the children/persons with disabilities showcased their skills and abilities in song, dance and painting. Many students of OLS participated in the event where Mr. Sarthak Ray an ex-student was felicitated for his exploits in the World Winter Special Olympics Games at Alaska in 2001.