P. C. Chandra Group, one of the leading business groups from Eastern India, distributed scholarships to 43 toppers of the Madhyamik Examination 2017, across 20 districts of West Bengal. This was done as a part of their Jahar Lal Chandra Merit Scholarship Program, marking the 4th year of the initiative. A Scholarship of Rs 50,000 each was handed over to the students by Shri Partha Chatterjee, the Hon’ble Education Minister of West Bengal at The Maple Lawn, PC Chandra Gardens today.
This initiative was started in the year 2014 on the 75th year of the Group, in the loving memory of the Late Shri Jahar Lal Chandra, once the chairman of P.C Chandra Group. The first year of the program saw our Hon’ble Chief Minister Smt. Mamata Banerjee hand over the merit scholarship to the students. The scholarship aims to motivate some of the brightest minds across the state to strive higher and is one of the constant endeavors undertaken by the Group to promote education in the state.
Shri Sabyasachi Chakraborty, the veteran actor added to the grandeur of the evening with his extremely knowledgeable and motivational talk session with the students and their parents combining fun and education together. He emphasized on the need to live a balanced life. Having achieved great success in his professional career as well as maintaining a healthy family life, Shri Sabyasachi spoke with great enthusiasm to the young minds, thus propelling them to attain great heights in a career as well as be good human beings.
With great pride and delight Shri U K Chandra, the Managing Director of PC Chandra Jewellers said, “We are extremely happy to celebrate The Jaharlal Chandra Scholarship Program for the fourth year. We strongly believe that recognition of one’s achievement adds to his or her motivation quotient to scale higher and our initiative will encourage and motivate the young minds of West Bengal to focus on their studies and carve a dream career for themselves. We strive to better the lives of the individuals and enable a brighter future for West Bengal and the world at large.”
The event was followed by a sumptuous dinner spread for all those present.
The PC Chandra Group has always believed in the power of education and social welfare. To empower the society with the essential tool of education, the special initiative of Jaharlal Chandra Merit Scholarship was taken by the Group with the motto of achieving a sustainable society.
P.C Chandra Group has always been a socially responsible corporate and have undertaken various programs to promote education, sports, medical and other developmental activities. Synonymous to their identity the CSR activities by the group are all focused on women empowerment and education, gender equality and addressing environment crisis directed towards attaining a healthy and a sustainable future.
About PC Chandra Group
P.C Chandra is a leading Business Group from East India which began with the jewellery business and grew magnificently with time. The Group’s interests are in jewellery, chemicals and general plastic industry. Other diversifications include rubber plantations, software development, construction and housing, exports and hotels. Today, P.C. Chandra Group is a multifaceted organization that enjoys the faith of global consumers and the support of many prestigious clients. The Group is committed to social responsibility promoting culture, education, awareness about environment and empowering women.