Indian Master Batsman Sachin Tendulkar donated 76 lakhs to the school Swarnamoyee Sasmal Shiksha Niketan after school wrote a letter to Sachin in 2014 about their struggling for infrastructure. He responded six months later, that the funds were being released under the Member of Parliament Local Area Development (MPLAD) scheme. The school received the funds last financial year.
“I wish to inform you that I have recommended to the honourable district collector Bandra, Mumbai, that funds be released to you for the above project. I understand that the honourble district collector of Bandra has further processed my recommendation and has provided necessary details to the honourable collector exercising jurisdiction in your area,” the letter addressed to headmaster Mohanty read.