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Sterlite extends assistance to Engineering student
Tuticorin : Sterlite Copper has extended financial assistance to Mr.M.Ramaraj, a B.E student at PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore.
Mr.Suresh Bose, General Manager – Human Resources, Sterlite Copper presented a cheque for Rs 32,380 to Mr.R.Ramaraj in a function held at Sterlite premises here on Saturday.
The cheque was presented towards his tuition fees for third year studies. Sterlite decided to provide scholarship considering his academic ability and economic status. The company would bear the tuition fee for the remaining years of his studies too.
Mr.M.Ramaraj, a physically challenged student and a resident of Idaiyarthavanai near Surandai in the district who passed Plus Two examinations with flying colours fighting penury received financial assistance from Sterlite for his first and second year of studies.
Mr.R.Rajasekarapandy, Head – Corporate Social Responsibility, Sterlite was also present during the event.
As part of CSR initiatives, Sterlite sponsors students to pursue higher education every year. More than three lakh is being spent by Sterlite for presenting scholarships.
Sterlite’s other initiatives to promote education include presenting scholastic excellence awards to district toppers, providing free notebooks and uniforms to more than 1700 students of evening study centres to encourage students from villages to pursue education, improving infrastructure in schools of Tuticorin.
Photo Cut- Line : Mr.Suresh Bose, General Manager – Human Resources, Sterlite Copper presenting a cheque for Rs 32,380 to Mr.Ramaraj at Tuticorin on Saturday.
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