M3M Foundation and Shikhar Dhawan Foundation Bats for Saakshar Smart Shiksha Initiative


Noida: M3M Foundation, a trailblazing non-profit organisation committed to educational advancements under their initiative, “Saakshar,” is extending its transformative efforts to Noida. In a pivotal development, the Foundation has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Shikhar Dhawan Foundation to introduce smart classrooms in ten government schools across Noida.

Under the “Saakshar” programme, M3M Foundation has already made significant strides in the realm of digital education and technology-driven learning. Commencing with the establishment of smart classrooms in government schools in the Nuh district, the initiative is already impacting numerous students with a technologically enriched learning environment while keeping track of their progress and learning achievement as well.

This collaboration with the Shikhar Dhawan Foundation signifies a strategic alliance to broaden the reach of smart classrooms to government schools in Noida. The collective efforts of M3M Foundation and Shikhar Dhawan Foundation aspire to elevate the educational experience for more than 5000 students and 100 + teachers in the selected 10 schools. The initiative has the integrated iPrep PAL, which is an adaptive learning system tailoring paths for K-12 students, bridging learning gaps that foster academic excellence, creating personalised routes for each learner to thrive.

Shikhar Dhawan, the esteemed cricketer and founder of the Shikhar Dhawan Foundation, shared his enthusiasm, saying, “Education is a powerful tool for transformation. We are excited to pursue this noble endeavour, aspiring to create an environment where students can access cutting-edge educational technology and resources, paving the way for a brighter future.

Dr. Payal Kanodia, Chairperson of M3M Foundation, emphasised the foundation’s unwavering commitment, stating, “Our dedication to fostering digital education remains steadfast. The collaboration with Shikhar Dhawan Foundation is a pivotal step, aiming to empower students with the tools and resources necessary for a modern and comprehensive education.”

The MOU was signed between Mr. Amitesh Shah and Dr. Kanika Dewan representing the Shikhar Dhawan Foundation and Dr. Aishwarya Mahajan, President M3M Foundation.

This joint venture is poised to make a significant impact on Noida’s educational landscape, aligning with the broader goal of fostering a more digitally inclusive learning environment for students across diverse communities.