Century Pai Foundation was started during January 2013 and P. Dayananda Pai and P. Satish Pai Trust were merged with the Foundation. Since then, the Trust's generous works have become more widespread. Century Pai Foundation contributes to enormous activities like educational and medical institutions, marriage of poor girls, mid-day meals to school children and facilitation of scholarship-funded education to deserving but poor students.

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Century Pai Foundation was started during January 2013 and P. Dayananda Pai and P. Satish Pai Trust were merged with the Foundation. Since then, the Trust's generous works have become more widespread. Century Pai Foundation contributes to enormous activities like educational and medical institutions, marriage of poor girls, mid-day meals to school children and facilitation of scholarship-funded education to deserving but poor students.

EDUCATION


The Foundation in the past has supported schools with:

Construction of new management block in Government college, Mangalore

CBSE building at Canara High school, Mangalore

English medium school in Panemangalore to help the poor students of rural areas

New block at Government College, Jakkur, Bangalore

New college block at Government College, Car street, Mangalore

New college block at Government's Women's college at Balmatta, Mangalore

Expansion of high school building at Kundapur near Udupi

Sevanjali Trust, Mangalore running a school for mentally retarded children

Saanidya Trust, Mangalore running a school for disabled children

The Foundation has provided delivery vans to ISKCON, Mangalore for supplying mid-day meals to schools in Mangalore, donated school buses to blind school at Ramanagara.

Culture and fine arts

Century Pai Foundation also supports culture and fine arts. The Foundation has aided in establishing

Yakshagana Chair at Mangalore University and constructed the Yakshagana Museum. Constructing World Konkani Centre at Mangalore

Aided in acquiring Konkani Community hall at GSB Samaj, Basavanagudi.

Constructed an art gallery and undertook construction of an auditorium at Karnataka, Chitrakala Parishad, Bangalore

Healthcare

The Foundation has also contributed to:

Asha Jeevan for constructing an old age home for Alzheimer patients

GSB Sabha, Mysore to set up an old age home

Donated vehicles and ambulances to the Chuchanagiri Blind School

Medical equipment like dialysis machine to Wenlock Hospital and Manipal Hospital

Donations to Anand Ashram and Sankara Eye Hospital to provide free eye surgery to the poor people

Constructed the cancer ward at Baptist hospital

Religious institutions

The Foundation has also contributed to many religious institutions for various activities like

Community welfare activities at Sri Kashimutt, Bangalore

Construction of pilgrimage Centre for Goud Saraswat Brahmins at Tirupati

Renovation of the old temple, construction of modern Kalyana Mantap at Panemangalore

Aided in Chief Minister’s calamity fund during floods

Aided in Jeernodhara works at Sri Venkataramana Temple, Car Street, Mangalore

Constructed a golden jubilee hall at Samskruth Maha Vidyapeeta, Bangalore

Renovated temple at Sirsi

Contributed to the welfare activities of the Shri Krishna temple, Udupi

Renovated a century old temple at the outskirts of Udupi town

Contributed to temples such as Sree Anjaneya, Kodigehalli and Sri Vithoba Devasthana

TO IMPROVE THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC INFRASTRUCTURE OF CHANNAHALLI VILLAGE


Century Real Estate recently adopted Channahalli village near Chikkajala in Karnataka for its flagship Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative. The objective of the initiative is to work towards infrastructural and socioeconomic development in and around the village through community interventions over a 15 month period by involving various stakeholders like community, local governing bodies, school and volunteers. Channahalli village has a population of approximately 1200 with around 300 households.

The initiative which will be executed in 5 phases will see Project Aarohana focusing on education of children, Project Aarogya on health, Project Hasiru on waste segregation, management and improving green cover in the village. Project Vichaara will focus on local governance, Project Shakthi will work towards creating awareness on bank operations and government schemes.

Project Aarohana - Education

During the initial phase to engage with rural community, Century Pai Foundation organized distribution of Kannada medium books for classes 1-8 of Channahalli Government School and toys for Anganwadi children of the village. The Foundation also donated digital education aids for students in Kannada medium like CDs pertaining to science, technology, engineering and mathematics, moral education and general education. The aim of the programme was also to provide a clean playground at the government school to promote physical fitness amongst children. Adult literacy is initiated as part of the first phase of activities.

Project Hasiru- Clean environment

Segregation of waste is an important aspect to keep the environment clean. To achieve the same, street-shows were organized and the villagers were trained in waste segregation and management.

Project Aarogya - Health

To create awareness about various health issues is one of the objectives of activities planned. Medical camps for basic health check-up like blood tests, eye and dental check-up were conducted. Specialists like orthopedics, general physicians, gynecologist, ophthalmologist, psychiatrists, lab technicians provided free services to the villagers

Project Vichaara- role of local governance

To move towards a digitized India, citizens including villagers should be able to open their bank accounts and operate via digital currency. For the same, the Foundation has organized to create awareness on bank operations, about linkage to government schemes, social security systems etc.

Project Shakthi and other activities

Some of the other activities planned are encouraging all households to set up a backyard kitchen garden to ensure balanced nutrition among each household, planting of trees especially on road sides, canal bunds and farm bunds to improve green cover in the village, awareness camps on role of local governance, physical exercise and gender equality, strengthening of gram panchayath and other community groups like youth groups and self-help groups through exposure visits to ‘model corporations’ of other villages.