Maurya Foundation – The Undisputed Leaders On & Off The Pitch

For close to a decade, apart from being actively involved in sports, Maurya Foundation has meticulously stood beside the people in need.

As India is one of the fastest-growing economies in 2020, poverty is on the decline in the country. With close to 44 Indians escaping extreme poverty every minute, it is organizations such as Maurya Foundation who play a huge role in it.

However, in the Industrial Capital of India, it has a huge population living in slums as on date. According to the latest 2018 population census, Mumbai has an estimated number of close to 2.2 crore people with a high poverty rate. In the City of Dreams, unfortunately not all have equal rights to dream big. A gargantuan number still survives in slums, and many people fall in the Below Poverty Line (BPL) category.

Under the state government’s guidance, organizations such as Maurya Foundation has come up to aggrandize the deprived. Since 2016, Maurya Foundation led by Mr Ramji Maurya has lent a helping hand for underprivileged children. Every year, the Foundation helps more than 500 students from slum areas and municipal schools by providing bags and notebooks.

Apart from providing the essentials, they have financially stood beside the students. The ones who have proved their mettle during the SSC and college exams are provided with stipends from the foundation. In 2019, they opened a library-come reading room facility for students which has the capacity to gather 50 people at a time.

As the state battles the deadly COVID-19 crisis, Maurya Foundation has continued to extend their support to the people in need. Since the lockdown, the organization distributed essential food items to more than 1400 families. They provided 2000 face masks to the Mumbai traffic police, Bus drivers, Conductors, Auto drivers, Sweepers and Security Guards.

In 2019, they inaugurated their health care facility named Maurya Health Care Center in Thane. The facility provides treatment for general diseases at a minimal cost of 20/- INR. Around 150 patients get treated at the centre on a daily basis. In recent time, Maurya Foundation has also started to build its diagnostics centre. With plans to start facilities such as Pathology, X-ray & Sonography, the upgradations are scheduled to be done by 7th of August, 2020.

Maurya Foundation is also one of the most renowned entities in the Mumbai sports ecosystem. They have continually organized and sponsored various District-Level tournaments. They have put their resources into operating Table Tenis, Volleyball, Dodgeball, Football and other sports tournaments for the school goers. Recently in February 2020, associating with the Special Olympic Bharat Maharashtra, Maurya Foundation organised a football tournament for the specially-abled children.

Since 2014, the foundation has participated in the Mumbai District Football Association tournaments. They have two football teams which play in the MDFA 1st and the 2nd Division League. They took part in the Thane District Football Association League and were crowned as the Champions in the previous season.

 


Also Read: I won’t miss any chance again – Rohmingthanga

For similar articles on unknown talented footballers – visit here

For Trial related updates: Latest trials updates in Mumbai Football

Follow us on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram for all the latest happenings in the world of Indian football

Kolkata derby is immense from a footballers perspective- Lyngdoh

NEW DELHI: Blue Tigers and SC East Bengal midfield maestro Eugeneson Lyngdoh feels he ‘can’t explain’ his feelings to be ‘part of a team that plays one of the biggest derbies in…

Share

IDBI Bank to hold trials for a central defender

After successfully conducting their first round of trials on 21st November, MDFA Super Division outfit are now looking to conduct another trial in search of Central Defenders. With football resuming,…

Share

Chedda Nagar FC set to conduct trials for MDFA Super Division

Chedda Nagar Football Fanatics will be conducting trials to reform their MDFA Super Division squad. Being established in 2011, Chedda Nagar is a renowned name in Mumbai football. The team…

Share

IDBI Bank to host trials for MDFA Super Division

With football resuming, IDBI Bank will be conducting trials for the upcoming MDFA Season. The team will participate in the Super Division and will be seen conducting their first round…

Share

Madanpura FA, Sara FA to host trials for the upcoming MDFA season

Sara Football Academy and Madanpura FA to host trials for MDFA Super division & 2nd division and 3rd division respectively on the 19th and 21st of November simultaneously. Sara FA…

Share

FC Hydra to hold trials for women footballers in Bengaluru

FC Hydra will be holding trials for women footballers for the upcoming BDFA A division Women’s league. The club is based out of Bengaluru. FC Hydra will be holding trials…

Share

NLWS FC to hold trials for MDFA 3rd division

NLWS FC is club based in Dadar who have registered themselves in the MDFA 3rd division for the 2020-21 season. The club will be holding trials for the same. Mauli…

Share

The Oranje FC to host trials for MDFA Elite Division

The Oranje FC will be hosting trials for the upcoming MDFA 2020-21 season this November. The club will be participating in the MDFA Elite division this season. Established in 2017,…

Share

Sporting Options FC to hold trials for MDFA 2nd Division

Sporting Options Football Club will be hosting trials for the upcoming 2020-21 football season. The team is currently playing in the MDFA 2nd division. Sporting Options FC was established in…

Share

MDFA 1st Division side Madanpura Sports Club soon to host trials

With football gradually returning, Mumbai based Madanpura Sports Club are slated to conduct trials for the upcoming season. Madanpura Sports Club is the Junior team of Bombay Muslims SC, who…

Share