CapitaLand Group through its philanthropic arm CapitaLand Hope Foundation (CHF) has partnered with ‘Room to Read’ India, a not-for-profit organization focused on girls’ education and children’s literacy to inaugurate libraries across 13 Government schools in Bangalore including the CapitaLand Hope School, Mahadevapura, Bangalore.
The library set up at the CapitaLand Hope School located in Mahadevapura, Bangalore was inaugurated by Mr. Jonathan Yap, CEO, Fund Management, CapitaLand Investment He was accompanied by Mr. Vinamra Srivastava, CEO, India Business Parks, Mr. Gauri Shankar Nagabhushanam, CEO Designate, India Business Parks, CapitaLand Investment, teachers, children and officials of Room to Read India.
This initiative is part of the Ministry of Education’s, ‘Padhe Bharat’ campaign, a reading exercise for first-generation learners to increase reading proficiency and vocabulary amongst children. The libraries were set up at a total cost of INR 3.5 million benefitting over 2000 children between 6 to 10 years of age.
The libraries across the 13 Government schools in Bangalore and handed over to the school authorities are as below:
|1||CapitaLand Hope School(Government Hi-Tech Kannada & English Medium Higher Primary School)||Mahadevapura|
|2||Government Kannada Girls Middle School||Hosakote|
|3||Government Higher Primary School||Dodda Hulluru|
|4||Government Model Primary School||Kadugodi|
|5||Government Higher Primary School||V V Extension|
|6||Government Higher Primary School||Sulibele|
|7||Government Higher Primary School||Janatha Colony|
|8||Government Higher Primary School||Kattigenahalli|
|9||Government Higher Primary School||Shivanapura|
|10||Government Higher Primary School||Samethanahalli|
|11||Government Higher Primary School||Bhodana Hosahalli|
|12||Government Lower Primary School||Koraluru|
|13||Karnataka Public School||Nandagudi|
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Headquartered and listed in Singapore, CapitaLand Investment Limited (CLI) is a leading global real estate investment manager (REIM) with a strong Asia foothold. As at 31 December 2021, CLI had about S$122.9 billion of real estate assets under management, and about S$86.2 billion of real estate funds under management (FUM) held via six listed real estate investment trusts and business trusts, and 29 private funds across the Asia-Pacific, Europe and USA. Its diversified real estate asset classes cover integrated developments, retail, office, lodging, business parks, industrial, logistics and data centres.
CLI aims to scale its FUM and fee-related earnings through its full stack of investment management and operating capabilities. As the listed investment management business arm of the CapitaLand Group, CLI has access to the development capabilities of and pipeline investment opportunities from CapitaLand’s development arm. Being a part of the well-established CapitaLand ecosystem differentiates CLI from other REIMs.
As part of the CapitaLand Group, CLI places sustainability at the core of what it does. As a responsible real estate company, CLI contributes to the environmental and social well-being of the communities where it operates, as it delivers long-term economic value to its stakeholders.