MERI COLLEGE ANNOUNCES FREE EDUCATION FOR ACID ATTACK SURVIVORS
New Delhi: Management Education and Research Institute, affiliated to Guru Gobind
Singh Indraprastha University and Maharshi Dayanand University commenced its
two-day annual cultural fest, La Kermesse’ 2020 on March 5, 2020. The theme for the
event this year is Helping Hands, in collaboration with Chhanv Foundation, working for
acid attack survivors and Yes+Life, working for cancer survivors. Shri. I.P. Aggarwal,
President, MERI Group of Institutions and Prof. Lalit Aggarwal, Vice-President, MERI
Group of Institutions announced that MERI Group of Institutions will provide free
education for acid attack survivors, in the inaugural.
The highlight of the inaugural session became its unique theme and the motivating
stories of Ms. Ritu and Ms. Vimla from Chhanv Foundation, wherein they shared their
journey from being an acid attack victim to a survivor, leading a successful and
independent life. Furthermore, Dr. Neeti Chhabra from Yes+Life Foundation shared
her life story of being detected with breast cancer at an early age of 31 years, surviving
through it and is now helping people having similar experiences by spreading awareness
and providing monetary assistance.