Date : 03-12-2022

We are excited to announce that this year SHARON SPECIAL SCHOOL received an AWARD as “Best Institution (NGO)” working for the cause of PwDs by State Government of Puducherry. The Award was given by our Hon’ble Chief Minister Thiru. N. Rangasamy and Hon’ble Minister of Social Welfare Thiru. C. Djeacouma



Pushpagandhi Home was started in 2008 to provide alternative shelter for destitute abandoned elderly surviving spouses. In 2014, the home was recognized by State Govt. as licensed under the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007.

In 2019, the home was also recognized by Central Govt. under AVYAY Scheme (earlier known as IPOP Scheme) and in January 2020 Parliamentary Standing Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment consisting of about 20 Members of Parliament & 5 Officers of the Lok Sabha Secretariat visited "Pushpagandhi Home" at Kurinji Nagar, Lawspet, and Shri. Madhu Bhutani, Deputy Secretary, Lok Sabha Secretariat appreciated Pushpagandhi Home for its services to old aged people. In 2021, the Home has been shifted to plot no. 224, VIP Nagar, Korkadu Village, Nettappakkam Commune, Puducherry-605110. Currently, more than 20 senior people are staying in the home.

Services at Pushpagandhi Home

Yoga Therapy:
weekly, 3 days Tmt. Bouvanesvary (M.SC in Yoga & Naturopathy) visiting Home and taking yoga classes for all elders.

Medical Heath Check-Up:
Every Wednesday & Saturday, Dr. Sujit Kumar (Medical Officer) visiting home to check the health status of all elders. A professional Nurse is also appointed to take care of elders and help them in grooming skills.

A professional counselor, visiting old age home on daily basis and conducting counseling sessions with elders to overcome their worries and coping up with the other inmates.

Recreational activities:
To keep elders away from worries & stress, we made an arrangement of Television, where they can see dramas, movies, songs & spiritual talks. Apart from this, we had also made a corner to read newspaper/ religious books and play games like Caram.

Nutrition support:
As immunity is playing the main role in keeping diseases away. We are providing vitamin C contents fruits, a variety of soups (drumsticks soup & kaada (kasayam), and homeopathy medicine to boost immunity along with 2 meals & 2 breakfasts.