Bhubaneswar, 30th June 2023: Bansidhar & Ila Panda Foundation (BIPF) felicitated the recipients of ‘Professor Ghanashyam Dash Scholarship for Higher Education’ (PGDS). Every yr, six meritorious college students, pursuing skilled diploma in engineering, medication and liberal arts, obtain this prestigious scholarship. The chosen candidates get 90% of the educational price and eligible bills for 4 yr course amounting as much as Rs. 6 Lakhs per recipient.
In the educational yr 2022-2023, three recipients have certified for pursuing engineering at IITs, Ankit Jha-IIT Mumbai, Aditya Narayan Rout-IIT Delhi and Anisha Samantray-IIT Roorkee. While three different recipients pursuing diploma programs are Rohan Rupam-NIT Rourkela, Prakash Kumar Sahoo-VSSUT Burla and Badal Kumar Sahu MKCG Medical College, Berhampur.
Instituted in 2005 by IMFA, this scholarship is called after famend historian Late Prof. Ghanashyam Dash, father of late Mrs. Ila Panda; is to supply equal alternative via monetary help to meritorious college students’ to facilitate greater schooling.
Since 2016, BIPF has taken over the mantle of this scholarship and has now added a brand new dimension by introducing a significant phase for mentorship program “UTSAAH”. All recipients will likely be mentored by the executives from inside IMFA’s Employee Volunteer Scheme. “UTSAAH” will present college students with counselling, ethical assist, strengthening educational focus, determine their inside potential, networking alternative and unleash their functionality for a well-planned trajectory.
The scholarships had been awarded by Ms Shaifalika Panda (Trustee & Founder CEO, Bansidhar & Ila Panda Foundation) and she or he stated “PGDS scholarship is a extremely inspiring assist to meritorious college students. We really feel privileged to facilitate greater schooling for these good minds. Our intention is to supply them a degree taking part in subject, which can enable them to comply with their goals and contribute considerably to nationwide progress. This yr onwards, mentorship program “UTSAAH” supplied to our recipients will information these younger aspirants on a profitable journey and improve their management to excel of their chosen occupation”.