In Hyderabad, a 10-year-old girl donated 1 lakh rupees which was for her birthday party to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF).

According to a state government release, Varunika expressed the desire to meet Municipal Administration Minister KT Rama Rao and donated one lakh rupees for public welfare.

The minister wished her good luck and accepted the donation for CMRF. He appreciated the spirit and consciousness of the little girl towards doing good for the society and said this kind of deeds would make the society a better place for all.

The Information and Public Relations Department of Telangana itself has tweeted the photo of the girl.

He wrote,” A ten-year city girl Varunika gifted Rs 1 lakh to the State government and wished that the amount is used for the welfare of needy persons. Instead of spending the money on her birthday party she met MAUD Minister KT Rama Rao and donated the amount towards CMRF.”

Her father was supposed to spend this money on her birthday party.

The girl met Rao with her father and gave him a check of Rs one lakh for the CMRF. The minister praised the girl’s conduct.

Previously, A class 11 Indian American girl from Boston raised $2000 and donated it to Hyderabad based NGO.

Thirteen-year-old child’s startup, target of 100 crores revenue by 2020


Thirteen-year-old Tilak Mehta is like other children of his age. He also studies in class 8 and also complains for his father coming late. However, apart from these similarities, he has a speciality other than those of his own age. He has started a logistics startup and his goal is to achieve Rs 100 crore revenue by 2020.

The young entrepreneur is an 8th grader at Garodia International School in Mumbai. What got him thinking was an incident where he forgot some books at his uncle’s place, and wished there was a service that would help him get those books couriered to himself immediately.

“I was thinking about this for days and when I saw a dabbawala in my building, the idea for Papers N Parcel struck. I always marvelled at the swiftness and the efficiency of the dabbawala’s food delivery network, and I wondered if the network could be used to allow deliveries of even non-food items,” he recounts.

He said that through this incident, he got the urge to start a startup which could carry out the papers and small parcels within the city within a single day. He shared his views with his father, who understood this need.

Chief Executive Officer of Startup, Ghanshyam Parekh said that the target of the company is to capture 20 per cent of the logistics market within the city and get revenue of 100 crores by 2020.

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