Press Release

May 20, 2022

N Ranga Rao and Sons

Ranga Rao Memorial School for Differently Abled procures impressive scores in SSLC results

Mysuru, 20th May 2022: Ranga Rao Memorial School for Differently Abled (RMSD) by NR Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the NR Group, announced their students’ performance post SSLC results, today. The overall pass percentage achieved by RMSD for the Karnataka SSLC Class 10 (Matric) result for the batch 2021 - 2022 is 100% with 3 distinctions.

Ashwini G M has topped the list with 94.40% marks, followed by Sandhya with 94.08% and Keerthi L scored 93% marks. A total of 13 students had appeared for the SSLC examination from the school and out of 13 students the result saw 3 students securing A+, 6 students secured A, 3 students secured B+, and 1 secured B as their result.

The school which operates under the “Child centric project” supported by ‘The Department of the Empowerment of Differently Abled and Senior Citizens’ Karnataka State, is a completely free residential school from 1st standard to 10th standard for visually impaired girls.

Speaking about this achievement by the students of RMSD, Mr. R. Guru, Chairman, NR Group said, “The scores achieved by the students are very impressive, it is not just the result of their hard work but it is a result for all our teachers and faculties for their unceasing hard work. Results like this help us achieve our basic objective to empower the disabled and to help them lead independent and dignified life.

This success encourages us to aim higher and inculcate the confidence to look forward to better results in the future. We wish the students all the very best for their future endeavors and extend our heartiest support in every possible way.” added, Mr. Guru.

Commenting on her achievement, Ms. Ashwini G M, school topper said, “I am grateful to the teachers at the school for believing in me and guiding me throughout to achieve this result. I am happy that my results have brought pride to the school that has continuously supported me. The school has given confidence to me to pursue my dreams and make a stable career in future”.

The school was established in the year 1988 and since then it has been providing education and vocational training to the visually disabled girls in and around Mysuru. The school is equipped with lodging, boarding, and healthcare facilities. apart from the curriculum, the school provides training in life-skills, music, dance and basic cooking.

About Ranga Rao Memorial School for Differently Abled (RMSD)

Ranga Rao Memorial School for Disabled [RMSD] is a free residential school for visually challenged girls from economically disadvantaged background, giving them confidence to be responsible for themselves. It is the only school in the Karnataka State exclusive to the Girls, The current strength of the school is 96, with a committed set of teachers and Ranga family members serving them for the last 34 years. Students passed out from the school are today working at various institutions and leading their life with dignity which stands testimonial to the noble cause initiated by the NR group.

About NR Group

The Mysuru-based NR Group was founded by Shri N. Ranga Rao in 1948. A true visionary and philanthropist, Shri. Ranga Rao created the ubiquitous Cycle Pure Agarbathies which has today become the largest selling incense stick brand in the world. From a home-grown enterprise, NR Group has evolved in to a successfully run business conglomerate with established presence in India and abroad. The Group has diversified into various business categories like functional air care products (Lia brand of room fresheners and car-fresheners), wellness home fragrance products (IRIS) under Ripple Fragrances, floral extracts (NESSO) and Rangsons Technologies. Today it is truly an  Agarbathie to Aerospace conglomerate as it is also involved in making parts for defense helicopters.  The organization has largely committed towards social responsibilities and fulfils them, through its charity arm ‘NR Foundation’. NR Group today is managed by the third generation of the Ranga family. For more information on NR Group, please visit

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