Jyoti Fellowship benefits 218 students SC/ST students

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    Noamundi, Jan. 8: Tata Steel felicitated 218 meritorious and economically weak SC/ST students at its Jyoti Fellowship Award Ceremony organised at Dhabaleshwar High School, Deojhar, Katamati (Odisha) and Noamundi Recreation Club, Noamundi (Jharkhand) on Thursday.

    Total amount of Rs.5.97 lacs towards fellowship was distributed among 218 students.

    On January 7, 2016 in the first half, Jyoti Fellowship award ceremony was held at Dhabaleshwar High School, Deojhar, Katamati (Odisha). Total Rs 4.5 lacs towards fellowship was distributed among 95 meritorious and economically weak SC/ST .Guest present during the event were Ms.Tirsi Munda, Sarpanch, Deojhar; Mr.Janardan Naik, Ex-Sarpanch, Deojhar and Mr. Biren Bhuta, Chief, CSR. graced the occasion as chief guest.

    Congratulating the students, Mr. Biren Bhuta, Chief CSR, Tata Steel, said, To make the best out of this scholarship, be focused and committed to your education. Till now, Jyoti Fellowship has benefitted thousands of lives.”

    In the second half, Jyoti Fellowship award ceremony was held at Noamundi Recreation Club,Noamundi(Jharkhand),where 123 students were awarded this fellowship. Total amount of Rs.5.97 lacs towards Fellowship was distributed among the students here.

    Mr.M.C.Thomas, GM (OMQ) was the chief guest of the event .Others present during the event where Mr.Debashis Jena, Chief Noamundi, Mr.Sanjay Virmani, Chief,HR,OMQ Mr.Surendra Chatomba (Manki); Mr.Niranjan Bobonga (Manki); Mr.Birsa Sinku (Manki); Dr.Monojit Biswas (Principal, Noamundi College).

    Rs.3750/ was given to the students of Std VII & VIII, Rs.4500/- for IX and X students and Rs.8500/- for college students.

    Mr.M.C.Thomas, GM (OMQ) encouraged the students and asked them to be sincere and committed to their studies to fulfill their dreams.

    As part of its Affirmative Action Policy, Tata Steel offers Jyoti Fellowship to meritorious students from economically backward SC and ST families to enable them accomplish educational and career aspirations.

    Tata Steel’s Tribal Cultural Society (TCS) identifies deserving candidates from operational areas of the Company on the basis of a merit test.

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