Bollywood celebs pledge to donate for Plan India

Released on: August 5, 2008, 5:31 am

Press Release Author: Sam

Industry: Non Profit

Press Release Summary: Bollywood stars, Priyanka Chopra and Harman Baweja pledge to
support girl child education through Plan India

Press Release Body: Bollywood celebs, Priyanka Chopra and Harman Baweja pledged to
support the education of girl child through Plan India.
Priyanka Chopra and Harman Baweja were present for the "Kya Aap Panchvi Pass Se Tej
Hai" show on 26th July hosted by Shahrukh Khan (courtesy Star Plus). The show ended
up with the celebrities winning a sum of 50 lakhs (INR). The celebrities pledged to
donate half of the winning amount for ensuring education of underprivileged girls.

Following the shoot of the episode, Priyanka Chopra & Harman Baweja went through
profiles of various organizations and their approach to education and short listed
Plan India for its dedicated work to ensure eight years of quality education.

With Bollywood celebs, showing such interest to donate and help deprived children,
the future of underprivileged children in India seems to achieve one more ray of

About Plan India

Plan India started its operations in India in 1979. This organization currently
works in 13 states supporting lives of over a million children and their families.

The child-centered community in Plan India focuses on Child Protection and Child
Participation in difficult circumstances, Education, HIV/AIDS, Early childhood care
and development, Water and Environment Sanitation Disaster, Preparedness, Household
Economic and Social Security and Community Governance. The organization ensures
equal right to every child irrespective of caste, creed, sex, religion etc.

Plan India ( is committed to the principle of equality and rights
of every child. The body promotes the theme of social justice by assisting
vulnerable children to develop their capacities and skills. Plan India facilitates
underprivileged children to enable them to meet their needs and bring about a
productive society in the future, both in terms on quality and quantity.

The organization has extended much aid to help girl child with specific campaigns.
This will provide girl child enormous opportunities to take part and excel in
various social, political and economical related issues. Plan India provides a
safety net for underprivileged girls where they can dream and hope for a better
meaningful life in their future.Priyanka Chopra and Harman Baweja

Web Site:

Contact Details: Plan India
E-12, Kailash Colony,
New Delhi - 110048
Tel: 91-11-46558484


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