As part of the 20th anniversary celebrations of Malabar Gold and Diamonds, an offshoot of the Malabar Group, 272 girl students from various government schools were awarded scholarships at a function held recently.
Kalairajan, MLA for T Nagar constituency, disbursed the scholarships to the students.He said, “The Government has introduced an array of schemes for the welfare of girls. However, such initiatives from the private sector can also help empower women.” He stressed the need for identifying more students from T Nagar contituency. Saleem, zonal manager of Malabar Gold and Diamonds, said, “4,200 students will be awarded scholarships worth `84 lakh as part of Malabar Group’s CSR initiative”. “Apart from the scholarships, we have also provided free healthcare to over 4 lakh individuals.”
Kalairajan also urged students to pay attention on their education.