Scholarship for Kids of Truckers

Published: 18th November 2015 06:26 AM  |   Last Updated: 18th November 2015 06:26 AM   |  A+A-

KOCHI: Ashok Leyland and the TVS Group have announced continuation of the scholarship programme for deserving children of heavy commercial vehicle drivers for the sixth year running.

The children who have completed their board examinations after classes X and XII will be selected for the scholarship. The initiative was first launched by Ashok Leyland and TVS & Sons in 2010 for Kerala and Tamil Nadu, and is an “integral part of the companies’ driver engagement programme to strengthen relationship with the driver community,” the release said.

Each year, a total of 125 children are selected for the scholarships under ‘All the Best’: `5,000 per year for 100 Class X students for a period of two years and `25,000 per year for 25 students of Class XII throughout the degree programme. In addition, the student’s father is entitled to an insurance policy including hospitalisation of up to `2 lakh during the period of scholarship. A selection panel appointed by Ashok Leyland and TVS and Sons will evaluate the application and scholarship will be awarded accordingly, the release said.

For more details contact: 0484-253743.

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