The JU Alumni Association (NCE Bengal) in collaboration with Anant Education Initiative hosted the Scholarship Award Ceremony on February 29.
Anant Education Initiative, a CSR initiative of the Infinity Group, in collaboration with Jadavpur University Alumni Association gave scholarship awards to 128 students this year belonging to economically weaker sections of the society. The selected students belonged to all disciplines of Jadavpur University from engineering to science and arts.
India, despite of growing investments in education, continues to face challenges in higher education. Anant Education Initiative aims to facilitate the scope of higher education, which will lead the nation to prosperity.
Anant Education Initiative promised to directly disburse the scholarships to zero-balance bank accounts. Its vision is to empower and promote education, eliminate poverty and bring about an all round development of society, irrespective of caste, creed faith or race. Anant Education Initiative has a target to support 10,000 students by 2012 thus contributing to a national building process.
An eminent member of the Jadavpur Alumni Association said