Peddapalli: National Thermal Power Corporation-Ramagundam under Utkarsh–Merit scholarship of NTPC Foundation has distributed scholarship to 156 students with financial implication of Rs 5.55 lakh.
Executive Director, NTPC-Ramagundam and Telangana, Rajkumar presented the scholarship to 2018-19 pass out meritorious students of nearby villages at a programme held in NTPC on Monday.
Speaking on the occasion, ED motivated the students besides reiterating NTPC’s focus on promoting education in surrounding villages of its power plants.
While 62 Class X students from 20 high schools, 85 Class XII students from four Junior Colleges and eight ITI students from government ITI Karimnagar received each Rs 3,000, an engineering student pursuing BTech in Planning from JNAFAU, Hyderabad received Rs 90,000.
While 14 students were given the cheques at the spot, remaining 142 students received the scholarship amount directly in their bank account.
Assistant General Manager (HR-CSR) Rafiqul Islam and CSR officials were present.
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