CSR : Tata Steel felicitates meritorious students of West Bokaro

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WEST BOKARO: With an objective to promote quality education among the students residing in and around its areas of operation, Tata Steel West Bokaro Division has initiated many projects through Tata Steel Rural Development Society, the CSR wing of Tata Steel.

144 students of Pre Matric Coaching Centres run by the West Bokaro Division of Tata Steel were felicitated in a ceremony named Sambardhan organized at West Bokaro Auditorium of Tata Steel.

134 students of Shishu Niketan, West Bokaro who are sponsored were also provided with study materials. Tata is bearing all education related expenses of these under-privileged SC/ST students including study materials and tuition fees.

The initiative of sponsoring underprivileged children to study at Shishu Niketan was started by Tata Steel in West Bokaro in 2012 with 20 students which has rose to 134 sponsored students in 2018.

In order to improve the knowledge base and provide quality education, TSRDS run Pre Matric Coaching Centres in its operational areas for students who appear for their Annual Secondary Board Examination. In 2017-18, Pre Matric Coaching classes were conducted for 1058 students from class VIII to class X at seven different centres in and around West Bokaro.

Last year, a total of 20 part-time teachers provided coaching for Mathematics, English and Science. Out of 1058 students, 379 students appeared for matriculation examination conducted by Jharkhand Academic Council.

371 of them cleared the examination out of which 144 students passed the examination with first division who were felicitated on the occasion.

Sanjay Kumar Singh, General Manager, Coal, Tata Steel said, “Tata Steel is supporting the under privileged students to provide them quality education and they should work hard to achieve success in life.”

(Based on statement)

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