Feb. 26, 2023
The Chondha Gram Panchayat, Community Hall and Girls hostel was formally inaugurated by Shri .Kunvarji Halpati, Hon. Minister of State, Tribal Development, Labour and Employment and Rural Development, Government of Gujarat on in the presence of Dr. K.C. Patel, Member of Parliament, Valsad and Dang constituency, Shri. Arvindbhai Pateil MLA, Dharampur, Shri. Atik Desai, Trustee, LTPCT and Ms. Gayatri Oleti, Operations Head, LTPCT. Approximately 500 villagers from Chondha and surrounding villages were present on this occasion along with staff from LTPCT and Anil Naik Technical Training Centre, Kharel. Community leaders and partner NGOs of LTPCT in Navsari and Dang and BAIF Livelihoods Gujarat, were also felicitated on this occasion. Mr. Jayanti Mori, Joint Programme Director, BAIF and Mr. Abhishek Pandey, Additional Chief Programme Executive, Gujarat were also present on this occasion.
Chondha village in Vansda taluka of Navsari district, is the seat of tribal education. It houses the Dr. Manibhai Desai Navchetan Secondary School established by the Navchetan Manav Vikas Mandir in 2001 with the vision of providing higher education to tribal children especially girls. With the generous support of Larsen and Toubro Public Charitable Trust (LTPCT), a well-equipped laboratory and a residential hostel for 120 tribal girls has been established.