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Indus Towers Ltd. seeks application for scholarship

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By EMN Updated: Jun 22, 2023 8:42 pm

DIMAPUR — Indus Towers Ltd., under its corporate social responsibility (CSR) flagship programme ‘Saksham’ and in partnership with Shishu Sarothi, a non-profit organisation based in Assam, has announced scholarships for 2023-24 to 180 students under Indus Towers Scholarship Programme across the Northeast region.

An update from Indus Towers Ltd. stated the scholarships would be given to eligible candidates who are pursuing academics/ professional courses at levels ranging from higher secondary to post graduation or vocational/ skill building course. It also informed that young graduates, who are preparing for bank/ government jobs or civil services examinations, could also apply for the scholarship.

It informed that out of the 180 scholarships, a few are also reserved for exceptional students from outside Northeast region studying in institutions recognised by government of India. The selected students would be provided with support such as study materials, assistive equipment and devices, conveyance allowance, and hostel fees to facilitate and motivate them to complete their chosen courses.

Rajender Gurung, Circle CEO of Assam and NESA, Indus Towers Ltd said, “Indus’ flagship programme Saksham aims to unlock the potential of individuals and their immediate families. Our CSR partnership with Shishu Sarothi for the last seven years to serve the Northeast of India is a matter of pride and fulfillment for us and we remain committed. This program has been able to create sustained benefits to the students as they prepare for academics or professional courses and coaching for employment and career-oriented examinations.”

It mentioned that Indus Towers Scholarship Programme, implemented by Shishu Sarothi, was launched in 2016 with the objective of encouraging and supporting students with disability and has since supported 644 students with disability to pursue higher education so far. Additionally, career counseling sessions, rights awareness programmes are conducted for the scholars in each state, to motivate and inspire them in their educational pursuits and journey of economic empowerment.

It informed that online and offline applications for the 2023-24 session has commenced on June 21. It added that all details about the scholarship are available on www.ssscholarship.org. The last date of applying has been set on August 21.

For any queries, students are asked to call/ SMS/ WhatsApp on Helpline no. 91 70862 68549 between 10 am and 5 pm on working days.

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By EMN Updated: Jun 22, 2023 8:42:40 pm
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