The second Annual Day celebrations were held on 21 st December 2014 at the APSWR Jr. College, Gowlidoddi. This the first batch of Naadam scholars who have completed their first year study with the help of Naadam’s support, and the second batch of scholars too attended the celebrations.
Sri. Kaki Madhava Rao, Retired IAS was the Chief Guest on the occasion. He enlightened the scholars saying, ‘selfless sacrifices make one a real leader, like Dr. Devaiah’. He appreciated the dynamic partnership of Naadam with the Social Welfare Residential Schools Society of A P, and its aim to convert the poor into prosperity. Dr. Praveen Kumar, IPS and the Secretary of the Swaeroes, at length, inspired them with brilliant speech.
Drs. Devaiah and Rudrama Pagidipati narrated their success stories of life, and reminded the scholars about their responsibilities.
Ch. Rakesh Babu, IIT, Delhi; Dr. Chandra Mohan (studying Diploma in Cardiology in Trivandrum); and a few others shared their campus experiences. A few parents too spoke on the occasion thanking Naadam for carrying their financial burden.
Twelve Laptops of Dell Company costing Rs.54,000 each were presented to the scholars. The day was festive and fraternal.