Jammu,4 Dec: Eros Group, the real estate giant, provided Abhilasha scholarship to hundred girl students selected Pan India. Out of 100, 6 girl students were from Jammu who received this scholarship. They were given a scholarship of Rs. 5,000 each. The scholarship was awarded to meritorious girl students to enable them to continue their education.
EROS Group received around 2,800 applications from all over India out of which 159 applications were received from Jammu.
The scholarship is aimed at girl students from government schools, from disadvantaged backgrounds, and who have scored 75% or above in their exams. The scholarship has been established as part of the Group’s continued efforts to provide access to quality education especially, young girl students.
Speaking about this initiative, Mr. Avneesh Sood, Director, EROS Group, said “At EROS Group, we understand how important education is, especially for a girl child. We have established the Abhilasha Scholarship to enable meritorious girl students to continue their academic dreams. This is in line with the Government’s ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ campaign. We aim to reinforce this campaign by promoting and working towards girls’ education. It will not only empower them but is also vital for the betterment of society and the nation.”