Indian Army and Mewar University have launched an assistive scholarship programme
The Indian Army gave a warm send-off to 300 students from Jammu and Kashmir who have been selected for admission to various higher education courses at Mewar University, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, in Srinagar on October 12.
Lieutenant General D.P. Pandey, GOC Chinar Corps, was the chief guest at the ceremony held at Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre (SKICC).
The Indian Army has collaborated with Mewar University to provide quality education to the young underprivileged talents of Jammu and Kashmir. This initiative is known as the Sadhbavna programme.
The courses on offer include BTech in civil, mechanical, computer science, IT and electronics and communication; BPharm and BSc in cardiac care, ophthalmology, dialysis, radio and imaging tech, agriculture, horticulture and forestry; to diplomas in med lab and first aid patient care.
The Indian Army and Mewar University have launched an assistive scholarship programme to empower talented students and ease the financial burden on families.
Mewar University chairman Ashok Kumar Gadiya was handed a cheque of Rs 2.5 crore by Lieutenant General D.P. Pandey on behalf of the Northern Command Headquarters.
Addressing students at the ceremony, Lieutenant General D.P. Pandey encouraged them to use the opportunity and become productive citizens. He also spoke about the academic platform the university is providing to students and the able instructional staff under whom the students will be learning.
The Lieutenant General also interacted with past and present Kashmiri students and urged them to motivate students to not only shine in academics but also in cocurricular activities.