- In 2014, Ullas ignited 1,47,435 students in the remote villages of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana through 'Touch The Soil' initiative. Through SUMMIT, Ullas delivered 5 weekend life skill programs to 6,166 students in the cities of Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Pune. Ullas also extended the SUMMIT footprint in the districts by delivering SUMMIT level 1 program to 4,474 Class 9 students in 12 districts of Tamilnadu through network partners. Ullas also recognized the academic excellence of 9,795 students across India through Scholarships. (Summit and Touch The Soil). Ullas facilitated Design for Change programme in two schools in Chennai
- In 2013, Ullas Trust through its Touch the Soil (TTS) initiative, impacted the lives of 1,06,602 students living across the villages of Tamilnadu, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana. Ullas extended scholarships to 9,155 students (Summit and TTS) across India.
In a first of its kind campaign called 'Lights On' conducted by Ullas during Diwali, 4.95 lakhs was raised towards scholarships for students,thanks to generous contributions from the Polaris associates across the country
- In 2012, Ullas received Best
corporate social responsibility practices
- global award by Bluedart services. Ullas
Trust touched over 25000 young lives through
Touch the Soil initiative held in villages
of Tamilnadu, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra.
- In 2011, Ullas Trust crossed 30000 ignited
young minds. Entrance exams conducted across
India and Chapter modules conducted in schools
across all four locations (Chennai, Hyderabad,
Mumbai and Delhi). OLPC (One Laptop Per Child)
initiative launched in Australia.
- In 2010, Ullas Trust touched
the 25,000 mark. Ullas Trust has awarded 25,000
scholarships to students in schools across
Chennai and all districts of Tamil Nadu, seven
districts of Andhra Pradesh including Hyderabad
and cities of Mumbai and Delhi.
- In 2009, Ullas was launched
in Hyderabad. Ullas Trust awarded scholarships
to 375 students across 33 schools in Hyderabad
and Rangareddy District.
- In 2008, His Excellency, Honorable Former
President of India, Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam,
participated in the 11th Annual Ullas Workshop
and inspired young minds to realize the ‘Power
of Dreams’. Ullas Trust won the award
for the Best Corporate Social Responsibility
Practice at the Social and Corporate Governance
Awards 2008 presented by BSE, NASSCOM and
- In 2007, 40 deserving students
from Killai, a Tsunami affected village in
Chidambaram district has been awarded scholarships
as part of our new initiative.
- In 2006, Ullas spread its
wings across the State, covering the District
Head Quarters of Tamil Nadu. A total of 232
students were awarded the Ullas Scholarship
across the 30 districts.
- In 2005, Ullas Trust
initiated the concept of District library
membership concept among all the achievers
selected for scholarship. Through this concept,
all the students were sponsored memberships
in their district libraries.
- Ullas Trust commenced its
activities in Mumbai in 2004 and Delhi in
- Ullas Trust expanded the scope
of Scholarships to encourage higher education.
The recipients of the higher education scholarships
work actively with the Ullas Trust, volunteering
for the Ullas initiatives and thus acting
as role models for the other students.
- In 2004, Ullas Trust helped
four schools in Chennai set up MATH LAB, with
the help of an organization called HeyMath.
The MATH LAB is aimed at removing the ‘fear’
of maths by making it a whole lot of fun and
teaching Maths in an interactive way with
interesting examples and computer animation.
- In 2003, the Trust tied up
with ICICI Bank and opened bank accounts for
two thousand Ullas students. The students
enjoyed withdrawing their scholarship amounts
from ATMs of ICICI bank and in the process
were educated on basic banking concepts.
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