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46 LESS PRIVILEGED STUDENTS BENEFIT FROM VEDANTA UTKARSH SCHOLARSHIPAWARDED BY CM DR. PRAMOD SAWANT
Goa Khabar: Forty six meritorious students from less
privileged background in Goa will now be able to pursue higher
professional studies through Vedanta Utkarsh Scholarship awarded by
Chief Minister, Goa- Dr. Pramod Sawant during a ceremony held at
Village Panchayat Hall-Amona.
The ceremony was graced by Mr. Kashinath Mhato, Sarpanch Amona, Mrs.
Mayuri M.Gawas, Sarpanch, Navelim , Mr.Navanath Vhatte, Director,
Vednata's Value Added Business (VAB) along with other panchayat
members and Vedanta staff. Started last year, Vedanta Utkarsh
scholarships have benefitted 69 students till date.
Dr. Pramod Sawant appreciated Vedanta and said, "Vedanta is always in
the forefront of development and welfare of the communities. I
congratulate Vedanta for continuing with this noble initiative that
will enable our youth from Goa to fulfill their dreams of higher
education which otherwise is not affordable to them."
Vedanta Utkarsh Scholarship is awarded to those shortlisted students
who are from economically weaker background, meritorious and have
performed well in the academics in the last three years including
extra-curricular activities. Finally, they are evaluated and selected
based on one on one interviews.
Mr. Sauvick Mazumdar, CEO, Vedanta Sesa Goa Iron Ore Business
commented, "At Vedanta, We strongly believe in growing along with the
community and Our well-structured robust CSR programs are designed for
holistic development of the communities around us. We aspire to bring
in everlasting change that can be definitely achieved by giving good
education through best in class educational facilities for these
communities which will benefit the future generations."
Mr N.L. Vhatte said, "We always strive hard to build cordial
relationship with all our stakeholders and we would like to grow with
our communities through our sustainable and innovative business
Vedanta has developed various programs centering around enhancing
education facilities across Goa since past several years that include
Sesa technical Schools, Sesa Football academy, E-Shiksha, Vedanta
computer centers and computers labs etc.