17 Poor meritorious students to get aid for higher studies
Kolkata, Aug 8 (UNI) City-based Ruia Hospital and Educational Research Institution has decided to sponsor 17 poor meritorious secondary and higher secondary students for completing their next level of studies.
In the first step, the institute will hand over a total amount of Rs 2,50,000 to 12 poor meritorious Higher Secondary and five secondary students, covering the entire expenses of their next year's studies.
Similar amount would be given to them every year till they finished their next level of studies, top RHERI official told UNI adding that city mayor Bikash Ranjan Bhattacharya and RHERI Chairman and noted industrialist Pawan Kumar Ruia would hand the necessary amount of each of the student at a function here tomorrow.
Among those who would receive the grant was this year's Higher Secondary Examination topper Subhankar Roy Chowdhury, who secured record 999 marks in Science stream while his father worked only as a mere copy writer in a local registry office in Toofangang area of Coochbehar district in North Bengal. Also, the son of a local vendor Prakash Shee who secured 944 marks and the son of a blind beggar Tilak Burman who scored 757 were the other beneficiaries.
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