India, October 4, 2021 – The NSHM Knowledge Campus Asha Jyoti Fellowship was founded to promote the idea of ’the power of education for all’. Currently, in its 11th year, the CSR activity has extended learning opportunities to over 3000 students since its inception, for scholarships worth INR 20 Crore. In 2020, a scholarship worth INR 3.5 Crore was awarded to 499 students on the basis of merit at the Durgapur and Kolkata campuses of the NSHM.
In today’s era where the world is talking about artificial intelligence, robotics and data science, India still struggles to achieve basic education among the disadvantaged segment. NSHM, through the Asha Jyoti scholarship, promises to bring the light of education to every household, which will allow the society to develop as a whole. With the growth of education, a sustainable future can be created for the youth of our country.
Mr Cecil Antony, Chief Mentor and Managing Director, NSHM Knowledge Campus, said: “At NSHM Knowledge Campus, we not only believe in providing holistic education to our students, but we also aim to eliminate the lack of education as a challenge for our country. Providing the light of education is a cause that we all feel as our primary responsibility, which can contribute to the growth of the nation. The “Asha Jyoti Scholarship” is an initiative to extend learning opportunities to deserving, disadvantaged students and students from particular backgrounds. Through this program, we plan to build a vibrant economy that will be driven by educated and skilled people ”
Asha Jyoti scholarships are offered in four categories and the scholarship amount ranges from 25% to 100% of course fees.
– Academic scholarships – Merit scholarships applicable to students pursuing UG & PG programs based on past academic achievements
– Defense forces scholarship – Merit-based scholarship for Indian military, air force and paramilitary service members of UG & PG programs
– Financial aid – The scholarship based on merit and means is assessed only on the basis of family income and past academic performance
– My NSHM scholarship – Merit-based scholarship available only to NSHM students
Mayukh Mondal, student, pursuing his course in hotel management at NSHM Durgapur Campus is extremely happy since he was able to pursue the career of his dreams. He comes from a very modest background and it was not possible for his parents to pay the school fees. However, at NSHM, we believe that if there is a will, there is always a way. Mayukh is a proud recipient of the Asha Jyoti Batch 2020 scholarship. The institute always looks forward to having happier faces like Mayukh and expanding learning opportunities for all.
Pioneering professional courses aligned with industry needs, NSHM Knowledge Campus is one of the best educational institutions in East India. Since its establishment in 1996, NSHM has provided quality education and training in West Bengal in the areas of Business and Management, Health Sciences, Computing and Analytics, Media and Communication. communication, design, engineering and technology, and tourism and hotel management. With cutting edge knowledge transfer techniques, lifestyle education and exposure to multiple fields, NSHM is widely known for its world class learning environment. Experience plays a major role in NSHM Knowledge Campus, where a friendly and open atmosphere promotes the free flow of information and ideas. It is a “Knowledge Hub of Global Excellence” in which students learn, share, learn from each other.
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