Dhamra: With an aim to help the students for continuing higher education and fulfilling their dreams goals, Adani Foundation supported the local scholars through its nerits scholarship programme. This year, 27 excellent are able to achieve more than 75 % in their board exam. Mr Jagat Parija, VP, Corporate Affairs conferred cheques and medals to the meritorious students at a special function organised at SS Nigamananda High School premises in Karanjamal Panchayat under Bhadrak district.
The head masters and guardians were overwhelmed by this venture of Adani foundation and they conveyed their gratitude to Adani foundation team. Among others, many intellectuals of the local, parents, Port officials, teachers and students graced the occasion.
This is an instance due to this programme several meritorious students successfully engaged in various sections like medical, engineering, educational sector.
It may be noted here that ‘DPCL Merit Scholarship’ was started by the company in 2009 with an idea to encourage higher studies among meritorious rural students. The scholarship contains monthly stipend of Rs 1000 (One Thousand) for a duration of two years to the awardees. Several talented scholars, who couldn’t pursue college education due to poor financial condition of their families will be benefited by this scholarship programme.
More than 100 scholars benefited by this programme since 2009 and villagers also requested to extend in other geographical area of the district in which maximum poor students will be benefitted in near future.