The last newsletter on Shoshit Seva Sangh was issued on August 23, 2013. Since then the following developments have taken place which may be of interest –
a) In response to the application to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) requesting for the affiliation of the school, a two member team of inspectors visited Shoshit Samadhan Kendra on September 15, 2013. The team appeared to be very impressed with the standard of education imparted at the school and the facilities available. Mr. Joseph Emanueel, the team leader, expressed the view that the project taken-up by Shoshit Seva Sangh to impart quality education to the children of the musahar community was a noble effort and a unique project. It is expected that SSK, the fully free English medium residential school for the musahar children should get CBSE affiliation in the current academic year ending March 2014.
b) The half-yearly semester exam was held in the month of September 2013. The subjects in which the students appeared were Maths, Science, Social Studies / Environmental Science, Hindi & English. The class average in all the classes from UKG to class XII was more than 65%.
c) Students of the school participated in on-the-spot painting competition organized by the European Union. More than 4000 children participated from all over India. 10 children of the school figured in the role of honour of 100 children for excellence in painting. They were awarded certificates at a functions presided over by the Ambassador of the European Union in India, His Excellency Dr. Joao Carvinho”.