Vedanta BALCO supported school students bring laurels in Class 12th and 10th Board Exams
Korba, Chhattisgarh, July 23, 2022: School students bring laurels – Bharat Aluminium Company Limited (BALCO), India’s iconic aluminium producer and a subsidiary of Vedanta Aluminium are committed to improving the quality of education in Balconagar, Korba. In a recent feat of achievement, BALCO supported DPS school students, Anadi Agrawal of Class XII from Commerce Stream topped the district with 97.6% marks and Srijani Ray of class X topped the district with 99% marks.
In class XII results, Shraddha Singh from Science Stream secured 2nd position with 96.6% marks. Total 11 students secured 90% and above marks. 94% students have secured first division and above. In class X results, Md Shams secured 2nd position with 98.4% marks and Akshansh Namdeo secured 3rd position with 97.8%. Total 38 students have secured 90% and above marks. Almost all the students secured first division or higher marks. Ten students secured 100 marks in English, Sanskrit, Mathematics Basic, Mathematics Standard & Social Science.
BALCO supported Delhi Public School BALCO, Korba (C.G.) was established in the year 2012 to provide quality education to the children living in and around Balco Township. The school is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi. Since its inception, the institution has been rendering its commendable services to the society in the form of nurturing global citizens.
School students bring laurels
Within a short span of time the school has distinguished itself in the field of education as well as in the various cultural and sports activities.
Extending his congratulations to the students for their academic performance Mr. Abhijit Pati, CEO & Director, BALCO said, “BALCO is committed to the growth and development of its younger family members along with bolstering the educational facilities in the region. Education is one of our focus areas for socio-economic interventions in community, for we believe that access to quality education can bring about a sea-change in grassroots. We are happy to see our efforts become fruitful in transforming the education landscape in Balconagar.”
Sharing his feeling of joy and delight, Mr. Kailash Pawar, Principal, DPS BALCO, said, “The exemplary result of our students is significant with the fact that they didn’t attend school for two years straight and hence, faced difficulties during this time. It was more difficult for class XII students as they gave the exam in a hybrid mode (both online and offline). Despite all the adversities and the bad times of pandemic, our students sailed through and came with flying colours which is very satisfying.”
Balco’s Connect Project
BALCO is further making quality education accessible through its flagship project ‘Connect’. The project is aimed at addressing community needs for education, through field instructors and its own employees i.e. project provides opportunity to its employees to teach the students.
In FY 22, 1447 students of five different government schools have been benefitted through regular and remedial classes for 9th – 12th class on SEMA subjects (Science, English, Maths & Accountancy) along with other activities like winter camps, remedial classes and test series to help them prepare for Board exams.