Indian Army, Mewar Uni formulate assistive scholarship prog for J&K students
Srinagar: Three hundred students of UT of J&K, selected to attend various courses at the campus of Mewar University, Chittorgarh, were sent off today at a ceremony at SKICC Srinagar, said PRO (Defence) Srinagar.
Lt Gen DP Pandey, GOC Chinar Corps was the Chief Guest at the event.
“Indian Army in collaboration with Mewar University has endeavoured to provide quality education to the talented but under-priviledged youth of J&K through Sadhbhavna. Mewar University is providing a variety of graduation and diploma courses, ranging from B Tech in Civil, Mechanical, Computer Sciences, IT and Electronics & Communication, B Pharmacy and BSc in Cardiac Care, Opthalmology, Dialysis, Respiratory, Radio & Imaging Tech, Agriculture, Horticulture and Forestry to Diplomas in Med Lab, First Aid Patient care, Dialysis Tech and ECH Tech,” the PRO said.
“In order to empower the talented students and mitigate the financial burden that may accrue on the families, Indian Army and Mewar University has formulated an assistive scholarship programme. Lt Gen DP Pandey, GOC Chinar Corps on behalf of HQ Northern Command handed over a cheque of Rs. 2.5 crores to Dr. Ashok Kumar Gadiya, Chairman Mewar University,” he said.
The PRO further said: “Lt Gen DP Pandey, GOC Chinar Corps while addressing the students encouraged them to utilize the opportunity and become productive citizens of the society. He emphasized upon the importance of the good academic platform and able instructional staff, which in present instance, is being provided by the Mewar University.”
“He appreciated the immense efforts put in by the Mewar University under the guidance of Dr. Ashok Kumar Gadiya, Chairman Mewar University, who himself was present to welcome the students of J&K to his Institution’s folds. The GOC also interacted with the past and present Kashmiri alumni of the University and urged them to further motivate the present batch to excel not only in studies but in other co-curricular activities as well,” he added.