AMNS and Protean to provide Beti Padhao scholarships
Beti Padhao scholarships – ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India (AM/NS India), a collaborative investment between ArcelorMittal and Nippon Steel, two of the world’s overseeing steel corporations, today declared a coalition with Protean of Technologies (Protean) and Protean’s education scholarship arm Vidyasaarathi to propose ‘Beti Padhao‘ (educate daughters) scholarships.
The relationship with Protean embraces this year’s International Women’s Day theme of ‘Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow,’ and will see AM/NS India provide financial assistance to young women from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. Students from all around India will be able to apply for grants to help them pursue their educational goals starting today.
Students enrolling in Indian Administrative Services (IAS) courses, technical, medical, and professional programmes, undergraduate education, and national and state sports, among other things, will be eligible for the funds. The scholarships would be available to students who have scored at least 60% in their 10th and 12th grades and have a family income of Rs 5 lakh or less.
Beti Padhao scholarships
“We are fully committed to gender equality, and this endeavour is part of a series of initiatives being undertaken by the company, which are also in tandem with the vision of honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Government,” said Dilip Oommen, Chief Executive Officer, Arcelormittal Nippon Steel India (Am/ns India). Our ‘Beti Padhao‘ scholarships aim to make a significant difference in students’ lives by assisting them in achieving their personal and professional goals while also contributing to inclusive growth. The fact that we have established a goal to reach 25% female representation in the company’s workforce in the next five years reaffirms our solid commitment to gender equality.”
“Improving access to quality education for ambitious, high-achieving young women from low-income families will go a long way toward achieving our country’s goal of eliminating gender prejudice in education,” Mr. OOMMEN continued.
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