Ravi Prakash Foundation
As part of its corporate social responsibility, TV9 channel has always supported social numerous causes over the years. Additionally Ravi Prakash Foundation was founded in 2017 to further this commitment towards the society by supporting the causes of education and health. The foundation started its activities by facilitating a school in Ongole in Prakasam district and supporting Sanjeevani a multi speciality hospital for the poor in Kuchupudi village, Krishna district. Today Ravi Prakash Foundation is undertaking philanthropic activities in these areas in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
Health care had been assured at a minimal cost to 5 lakh people of 150 villages around Kuchipudi. The 200 bedded Ravi Prakash Siliconandhra Sanjivani multi speciality hospital was inaugurated today on 18th October - Vijaya Dasami day. Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu graced the occasion and offered to donate Rs. 10 crore for the noble cause.
Former Supreme Court Judge Jasti Chalameswar and local MLA Uppuleti Kalpana lauded the efforts of Silicoandhra founder Kuchibhotla Anand and TV9 CEO Ravi Prakash for bringing hi-tech health care to the doorsteps of the needy. Artist Radheshyam entertained by performing world famed Kuchipudi Yakshaganam. Locals from Pamarru and other villages of Krishna district has attended the event in large numbers.
Sanjivani hospital has been built completely with crowd funding. Many locals from the poorest of the poor to the richest of the rich contributed from a mere hundred rupees to a few crores - donations poured in for the philanthropic cause.
The six floors of Sanjivani hospital with a total area of one lakh sq ft was completed in record time and the Out patient department was thrown open to public, Medical equipment for the multi speciality hospital is being set up and doctors from USA and India are all set to offer their services for free.
Through the Ravi Prakash Foundation TV9 CEO donated Rs. 4 crore for the construction. Fund raising activity has been supported through many hours of non-stop LIVE telecast.
A small village amidst greenery in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh is known for the world famous dance art from Kuchipudi. The art from has conquered hearts of people around the world but the living conditions of people still remains backward. This is due to the successive governments negligence. The poor and low income groups who live in and around Kuchipudi town have to make a fifty kilometre long journey to Vijayawada for medical treatment.
Moved by this fact, Siliconandhra founder Anand Kuchibhotla made up his mind to construct a 50 crore Sanjivani hospital to the people of his home town. The state government promised to contribute funds but there has been an immense and a long delay. TV9 CEO Ravi Prakash pitched in immediately to support the cause. Through the Ravi Prakash Foundation TV9 CEO recently donated Rs. 4 crore for the construction of Sanjivani super speciality hospital building. In the near future health care is assured at a minimal cost to 5 lakh people of 70 villages around Kuchipudi.
As part of its Corporate social responsibility TV9 channel has always supported numerous causes over the years. Additionally Ravi Prakash Foundation was founded in 2017 to take further his commitment and passion for making change in society by supporting the cause of education and health. Today Ravi Prakash Foundation is undertaking philanthropic activities in these areas.
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Thousands of primary schools across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana lack basic facilities and quality education. Parents show a growing preference for private pre-schools and schools over Anganwadi centers and government schools.
Parents are dissatisfied with sub-standard facilities and the lack of minimal infrastructure in government schools, such as students' desks, tables, stools, carpets, teacher's chairs, blackboards, drinking water, limited space, lack of playgrounds and teaching materials.
Ravi Prakash Foundation donated funds for the construction of a government school building at Ongole in Andhra Pradesh. TV9 CEO Ravi Prakash inaugurated the constructed school in Prakasam district's Kothapatnam on 5th July 2017. It resembled a residential school building with modern facilities.
As part of its Corporate social responsibility TV9 channel has always supported numerous causes over the years. Additionally, Ravi Prakash Foundation was founded in 2017 to further his commitment and passion for making a change in society by supporting the cause of education and health. Today Ravi Prakash Foundation is undertaking philanthropic activities in these areas.
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Whether it was Indian students unfortunate deaths in road accidents, Universities leaving Indian students in the lurch or when Indian women faced domestic violence it was the one phone call they made to TEAM Square that came to their aid. TEAM Square offered help to hundreds of Telugu NRIs in the USA.
TEAM square was a non-profit organization started by Telugu NRI Mohan Nannapaneni twenty years ago. It began its activities with 200 volunteers and 6,000 members. Today it is purely a voluntary organisation and works just like any International Red Cross or Salvation Army.
Team Square has been renamed as TEAM Aid and has expanded its services to every Indian regardless of caste, creed and language. TEAM Aid offers services in America and Canada. TEAM Aid had sought collaboration with other national and international organizations in fifty States of North America and the response had been encouraging.
In New Jersey on 10th April 2018 forty organizations partnered with TEAM Aid. The website teamaid.org was launched at the event for people to register as volunteers. TV9 CEO Ravi Prakash was the Chief Guest for this event and also at Bay Area's Siliconandhra University event on 5th June 2018 where thirty Indian organizations partnered with TEAM Aid which included a Malayali, Sikh and Marwadi Association.
Ravi Prakash Foundation has decided to support TEAM Aid. Mr. Ravi Prakash strongly believed that Indian community in the US under TEAM Aid is one large extended family. TV9 Telugu channel has been promoting TEAM Aid phone numbers and its activities vigorously in American time band.
As part of its Corporate social responsibility TV9 channel has always supported numerous causes over the years. Additionally Ravi Prakash Foundation was founded in 2017 to further his commitment and passion for making change in society by supporting the cause of education and health. Today Ravi Prakash Foundation is undertaking philanthropic activities in these areas.