Tata Housing, one of the leading real estate development companies in India, today announced its partnership with Vidyasaarathi, a unique education scholarship portal powered by NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure Limited (NSDL e-Gov) to offer scholarships programs to girl students. Tata Housing will offer scholarships to 18 girl students from across the country and will be disbursed across educational institutions. Under the scholarships, each girl student will be eligible for INR 60,000 ~ per scheme.
The objective of this association is to uplift the girl students belonging to the economically weaker sections of the society. The scholarship is relevant to students pursuing civil engineering (B.E/ B.Tech.), Bachelors in Architecture (B.Arch) and MBA in Construction Project Management (CPM). The eligibility criteria for the B.E / B.Tech scholarship is that the student needs to be pursing the courses and must have an overall minimum percentage of 50% right from SSC and above. The student applying for the MBA scholarship must have completed graduation with an overall percentage of 50%.
Following are the dates for the scholarship programs:
- Application Submission period – 18th JAN 2018 to 19 Feb 2018
- Screening & shortlisting of candidates – 20 Feb 2018 to 10 March 2018
- Disbursement of the scholarship – 15 March 2018
Commenting on the association, Rajeeb Dash, Head-Marketing, Tata Housing, said “At Tata Housing, it is our constant endeavor to contribute towards the society in a positive way. This partnership with NSDL will enable us to identify, promote and financially assist meritorious girl students belonging to economically weaker sections, so that they are able to complete their education and contribute towards the growth of Real Estate industry”.
Commenting on this collaboration, Gagan Rai, CEO and MD, NSDL e-Gov, said, “We are delighted to partner with TATA Housing as we continue to revolutionize the education scholarship sector. Along with offering a helping hand to the girl child in the education domain, we are also supporting them to gain the necessary skills and expertise to be a part of the flourishing construction industry. Vidyasaarathi follows a transparent route in a controlled environment enabling students across India to pursue higher education and become architects of the future, continuously reinventing themselves”.
Vidyasaarathi, an initiative by NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure Limited (NSDL e-Gov) undertakes programs to bridge the gap in education finance in the country. Vidyasaarathi envisions simplifying the process of scholarship attainment in the country by shifting the entire process to the digital world, thereby reducing administrative challenges faced by organizations to support education funding. It is an online platform that proposes to effectively bring together various stakeholders in the education ecosystem and is positioned as a user friendly, transparent, and demand driven platform which will help the corporate sector in playing a positive role in developing education finance for the Indian society at large.
About Tata Housing:
Tata Housing is a closely held public limited company and a subsidiary of Tata Sons. It is the first corporate to pioneer the concept of real estate development in India. It is widely recognized for quality construction, ethical and transparent business practices and timely delivery of properties. It has a pan-India and international presence with demonstrated capabilities in Construction, Engineering, Commercial / IT parks, Housing and Township development. It is known for international standards of design and green sustainable developments.