Over 5,000 participate in 'Run for Girl Child'
Hyderabad, Jan 22 (INN): Nearly 5,000 people participated in the 10k/5k 'Run for Girl Child' organised by Seva Bharathi - Telangana here on Sunday.
The Marathon was flagged off at the Gachibowli Stadium by the Vinod Agarwal, Principal Secretary, Govt of TS and Dayakar Reddy, Cap Gemini India Head. The 5k Run started from stadium to Microsoft gate and 1ok run passed through major squares to T-Grill (Financial District) and turned back to Gachibowli stadium.
Corporates like Capgemini, Genpact, GGK Technologies, Care Hospitals, Magma Finance, Value Momentum and many IT companies are participating. In addition many families from Gated Communities are also participated. More than 400 beneficiaries of "Kishori Vikas" Program from Slums and low income areas of Greater Hyderabad joined the Run.
'This run is aimed at adding 400 Kishori Vikas Centers to the existing 100 centers run in various parts of Hyderabad. These centers empower Girl Children residing in Slums and Low Income areas by helping them in their Education, Health and Skill Development,' Seva Bharathi General Secretary Raghunath Veerabally said.
Vasudha Foundation Chairman M V Rama Raju and Venkateshwara Group of Colleges Chairman Surabhi Vani were also present at this Run.
News Posted: 22 January, 2017