‘Develop reading habit to attain success’

An easy way to attain success is by developing reading habit, said C.G.S. Manian, Director of the Lead India 2020, an NGO propagating the values and teachings of former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam here on Friday.

He launched the ‘Read and Rise’ initiative of
The Hindu
to cultivate reading habit among schoolchildren at the Ammani Ammal Government Girls Higher Secondary School at R.S. Puram.

Kalam loved children and always motivated youngsters and led a simple life, Mr. Manian said.

Regular reading of newspapers will help students achieve success in competitive examinations, he said

Speaking on the occasion,
The Hindu
representatives said that the ‘Read and Rise’ programme was launched to reach out to the children of government schools.

Under the initiative, government schools in the district will be daily given 200 copies of
The Hindu
newspaper.

President of Sarojini Natraj Trust N. Padmanabhan, District Education Officer N. Geetha took part.

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