Kamal Kalia Public Charitable Trust

- SAMRAKSHAN, an orphanage, was started in 1994 by Late Shri. Ram Kalia,Director, DAV Group of Schools, Chennai. Shri. Jaidevji was the Chairman.

-Shri Ram Kalia, an educationist and a father figure to many, had a burning desire to help and educate orphan children. SAMRAKSHAN was started by him in the memory of his elder son Maj. Kamal Kalia ,who laid down his life in 1993,fighting the ULFA extremists in Assam.

- SAMRAKSHAN had 20 children in the beginning - 15 were educated in DAV and were given free boarding and lodging.

- Most of these children who have grown up are now doing well in their career and life and are employed in reputed companies like Cognizant, Thomas Cook etc. Among them 3 girls are married and have little children After the demise of Shri Ram Kalia, his daughter Mrs Poonam Anand took over as the Managing Trustee and is well supported by her husband Mr Vishvdeep Anand and other trustees of the Trust.