Kashvi Learning Centres
An Initiative Towards Job-oriented Education
KCTGT Establishes Scholarships & Research Awards with Leading Academic Institutions
Supporting Young Talent
3 International Victories for Varun Kapur
State of the art Aquaculture Laboratory
Prafulla Dhanukar Art Foundation
Supporting Aspiring Artists Across the Country
Enrico Piperno Tennis Trust: Love All
Partnering Organization: Enrico Piperno Tennis Trust
Location: Kolkata, West Bengal
Founded in 2012 by one of India’s foremost tennis coaches, the sole mission of the Enrico Piperno Tennis Trust is to promote and develop the sport in India. The Trust also conducts year-round tennis programs at various schools for children aged 5 to 10 years wherein talented players are relocated to Kolkata and trained.
More importantly, the Trust also enables underprivileged children to aspire for a career in professional tennis by offering free coaching, travel sponsorships and other assistance. KCTGT supports the Enrico Piperno Tennis Trust by funding the training and travel of these talented young players Yubarani Banerjee, is one of these students, and has won both the singles and doubles juniors title in Roland Garros, an all India ranking tournament. By winning this title she has qualified to play the Roland Garros masters in New Delhi, and also has a chance to participate in Junior French Open 2017 in Paris.
Golf Championship: Giving Golf A Boost
Partnering Organization: Pro-Golf Ltd.
Location: Gurgaon, NCR
The First Hills India LMJGT International Junior Open was held on November 17-20, 2015, at the Classic Golf & Country Club in Gurgaon. The event was sponsored by the KCT Group.
The event witnessed over 30 top ranking players from India, China and Australia participating in individual events as well as in an international team event. There were also on course competitions on all the three days. The international players were hosted by the organisers.
The KCT Group also awarded the following scholarships to top players:
Nikhil Kanetkar Badminton Academy: 3 International Victories For Varun Kapur
Partnering Organization: Nikhil Kanetkar Badminton Academy
Location: Pune, Maharashtra
The Nikhil Kanetkar Badminton Academy (NKBA) is promoted by Olympian Nikhil Kanetkar- a renowned former International player who represented India in almost all major international tournaments for 15 years. Nikhil Kanetkar is now the Director and Head Coach in this academy.
14-year-old Varun Kapur started off his Badminton journey in his hometown, Ballygunge Kolkata. His passion for the sport grew stronger after his father played with him at The Saturday Club. At the age of 11, his parents realised his immense talent and decided to move to Pune, where he joined The Nikhil Kanetkar Badminton Academy (NKBA).
With the level of competition increasing at every step, Varun proved himself worthy when he won the Under-15 Boys Singles category of the Construction Group Poona District Sub-Junior Championship in 2016. After that, there was no turning back and he went on to win his first international title in 2016 in Cyprus. Consequently in 2017, he emerged undefeated in the Under-15 Boys Singles in a knockout tournament of the Li Ning-Israel Open where he beat England’s Toby Dillingham 21-20, 21-2. His toughest and most recent victory, was the Boys Under-15 Singles at Yonex Youth International 2017 held in Croatia, where he defeated Serbia’s Mihaljo Tomi 22-20, 21-17.
THE MEER FOUNDATION: Reducing Carbon Footprint In The City Of Joy
Partnering Organization: Meer Foundation
Location: Kolkata, West Bengal
The Meer Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation which initiates as well as provides support to organisations working towards eco-friendly and sustainable enterprises. For the year 2017, they have committed themselves to reducing carbon emissions at Eden Garden in Kolkata. The Inder Mohan Thapar Trust Foundation is supporting them in this valuable cause.