Retired IAF officer donates 17 lakhs to school where late wife taught for 21 years

NEW DELHI: Wing Commander (Retd) JP Baduni is a veteran officer of the (Indian Air Force IAF), who donated a sum of Rs 17 Lakh to Air Force Golden Jubilee Institute her memory his wife.

Wing Commander (retd) Baduni lost his wife Mrs Vidhu Baduni due to a cardiac arrest in February this year.

His wife, late Mrs Baduni was a teacher in Institute for a period of 21 Years from 1986.

“Part of the donation, Rs 10 Lakh, would be used for awarding scholarships and prizes to students of classes V to XI, achieving meritious excellence in the field of academics every year. The other part would go towards the infrastructure development of the primary wing of the school” said the principal Mrs Poonam S Rampal.

Earlier, during the sombre function at the school premises where the cheque was handed over, Wg Cdr (Retd) Baduni expressed that he would like to donate the sum of money to the institution where his beloved wife served and held very close to her heart. The money was exclusively from the savings of his late wife which she had accumulated over the years from the service rendered at the school. He also hoped that this would be a befitting homage to his late wife and would help the deserving students in their pursuance of excellence.

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