Udaan Express returns to Pune after completing 8640 Kms of its  historic Pan India journey

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The mobile education van has engaged over a lakh people spreading literacy and self confidence amongst underpriveleged as a part of its national mission.

Raabta Foundation’s ambitious  Udaan Express Project  ( Education on Wheels Class Room ) completed  its  all India  Educational Awareness  tour travelling over 8640 kilometres across the country. During the tour ,  Udaan Express founder Syed Saeed Ahmed conducted motivational, Soft skills, Teachers training, Parenting, Community awareness program, Personality development program for the underprivileged groups in India. It is for the first time that an alternate educationist has embarked on a Pan India national mission to make each and every citizen literate without confining them to the four walls of classroom.The van had left the city on Nov 1 and has travelled in seven states covering 54 small and big cities so far teaching them value based education and learning from life.

While addressing a gathering of mediapersons at Pune Patrakar Sangha on Wednesday, Raabta Foundation President  Syed Saeed Ahmed said “ We have visited 54 small and big cities of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Uttar Pardesh and Delhi. Conducted 94 workshops, we reached more than one lakh people during this journey. The response has been very encouraging and we will be going  to the remotest corners of the country spreading the message of education amongst the underprivileged  countrymen as part of our national literacy mission  ,” he added.

Kondhwa based Raabta Foundation’s  new project entitled   Udaan Express is  a state-of-the-art Mobile Life-Skills Training Classroom (MLSTC)  is aimed at  empowering  citizens especially educationally, socially and economically  backward muslims and also people from different communities to chart a brighter future for themselves through integrated cum holistic development of the personalities and character.

The  Mobile Classroom is fitted with a Projector and LCD screen, has    comfortable seating arrangements along with  state of the art wirel  Mike and Sound System. The teaching pattern is centred around  Identifying hidden – innate talents  of the childten and  fine-tuning them.  The teaching methodology of  Saeed Ahmed revolves around power packed motivational lectures,  exercises, role plays, case studies and experiments. Besides, rectification of instrinsic flaws through rigorous self and assisted introspection is part of  Saeed’s  flexible teaching curriculum.

Noted social worker Saleem Mulla said that the  Underprivileged and deprived class of India stand to gain the most from Mobile Teaching Van project citing that it was aimed   empowerment of women and senior citizens through promotion of adult and continued education.” Education has lost its soul and meaning due to crass commercialisation and Udaan Express is the only hope left before the nation.Going by the phenomenal response, we are sure that India will become the next superpower of the world through the informal education being imparted by projects like Udaan Express  ,” he added.The van will again hit the roads of country’s hinterlands after a hiatus of two months. Saeed also appealed to donors across the country to contribute for the noble cause of education through van and said more funds were needed to keep the project going in the near future.

 Launched under the aegis of Raabta Foundation which  owes its existence to  Syed Saeed Ahmed, a prominent and inspiring motivational speaker in the Indian subcontinent, who is endowed with astounding spontaneity, incursive mind and a charismatic personality. Raabta Foundation has conducted innumerable personality development programs all over India spanning its length and the breadth, for the student community, various stake-holders of the academic community related to the teaching-learning process, corporate sector, communities employed in highly stressed working environments and the class of pseudo-failures who are resigned to their fate. Being ranked among the top Indian motivational speakers, his workshops are quite unique and exclusive, known for their exceptional content backed by his inimitable and captivating style of delivery.