By OUR STAFF REPORTER
DEHRADUN, 4 Dec: The Eros Group provided Abhilasha scholarships to a hundred girl students selected Pan India. Out of the 100, 7 girl students were from Uttarakhand who received this scholarship. They were given a scholarship of Rs 5,000, each. The scholarship was awarded to meritorious girl students to enable them to continue their education.
The Group received around 2,800 applications from all over India out of which 151 applications were received from Uttarakhand.
The scholarship is aimed at girl students of government schools from disadvantaged backgrounds, who have scored 75% or above in their exams. The scholarship has been established as part of the Group’s continued efforts to provide access to quality education especially, young girl students.
Speaking about this initiative, Avneesh Sood, Director, said, “We understand how important education is, especially for a girl child. We have established the Abhilasha Scholarship to enable meritorious girl students to continue their academic dreams. This is in line with the Government’s ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ campaign.”