Friday, 12 December 2014

DS Group Supports Educational Dreams

Gives away scholarships worth over Rs.23 lakhs to the children of its employees


New Delhi, 9 December, 2014: Philanthropy is at the core of the values of Dharampal Satyapal Group (DS Group) that continues to nurture the society with warmth and generosity.  Persistent in its efforts to encourage meritorious performance of the children of its employees, DS Group awarded Cash Awards and Scholarships worth over Rs.23 lakhs to 371 children of employees with outstanding academic achievement, from across the country, in a ceremony held at their corporate office in Noida.  Out of the total 371- 190 children benefitted through scholarship, while 181 received cash award. 5 silver medals were also given away to the kids who topped their classes in standard 10th & 12th. This was the 15th edition of cash & scholarship award, with the first edition being held in August 2000.

The company truly believes in the cause of education and supports the dreams of the youngest members of DS Family, who are the future of the country. Through such recognition, the children are motivated to try harder and perform better in their academics, thus creating a strong foundation for their magnificent future.

The children of all employees on the rolls of DS are eligible to receive an annual cash award between Rs.2,500 to Rs.30,000 under the Cash Award Policy and between Rs.2,400 to Rs.6,000, under the Scholarship Policy (amount depends on the grades obtained in the previous academic year). Employees can apply for these educational grants through an application process. In addition, a silver medal is given to the toppers of 10th and 12th class, who apply under this scheme.

DS Group believes that if Education is manifestation of an individual’s success in life, then proper infrastructure and environment is the backbone on which this is built upon. DS Group has been continuously working on various educational programs across India. This includes renovating schools in remote areas, distributing school kits, sponsoring poor students to pursue higher education and providing facilities like science and computer labs for better learning. Additionally, DS Group has been providing educational sponsorship to the tribal students to successfully carry out their education. The company believes in right to quality education for everyone that in turn opens vistas of opportunity for children in remote areas. DS Charitable Trust also manages two schools, Anglo Sanskrit Victoria Jubilee Senior Secondary School and The Commercial School at Daryaganj.

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