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Yamuna Pushta Slum Delhi-1987-2000

08 January 1998
Indian Express NEW DELHI, January 7: From Yamuna Pushta to the stage at Shah Auditorium -- it has been a long journey for the children. Wearing orange caps and red ribbons, they sang with gusto, imparting basic lessons on cleanliness to the audience. They themselves have learnt these lessons from Navjyoti, a Delhi Police foundation for correction, de-addiction and rehabilitation.

Navjyoti celebrated its Foundation Day today and gave an insight about how they mould lives, giving them a new direction. ``We started in the Yamuna Pushta area with a school for the street children there. Today we run three major programmes -- primary education for children, women's development programmes and the de-addiction programme,'' says Suneel Vatsyayan, Director of Navjyoti. ...

Yamuna Pushta New Delhi ,year 1987