India CSR News Network
MUMBAI: ITM-Group has signed an MOU with Kotak Education Foundation, a social initiative for the underprivileged children and youth by Kotak Mahindra Bank.
The main objective of the partnership is to help the underprivileged students offering the best opportunity possible. ITM on its part will provide the students of KEF with a fully funded scholarship for undergraduate courses at its campuses in Mumbai, Baroda and Raipur.Whereas, KEF will provide the bright eligible students of ITM to further their education and charitable work being undertaken by ITM.
Nitin Putcha, CEO, ITM Group said, “We are honoured with this association with a likeminded company like Kotak and we are hopeful to take all the initiates that ITM is already doing to ensure that education is not restricted to deserving students only because of the lack of money to next level. We are very proud to announce that through this tie up , it is not only quality education that would be provided to deserving students but also an entry to dream job with top companies on successful completion of the chosen Undergraduate Program”.
Commenting on the tie-up, Kotak Education Fund representative said that, “Education is the pillar of our country and we would like to thank ITM for providing the kids an opportunity that will benefit them as well as our country”.
A total number of 13 students have been offered scholarship under this MOU, in various courses like Engineering, BSC-Nursing, BSC-Optometry, Medical Laboratory Technician and Interior Design. In the long run, many more such initiatives will be provided to the underprivileged youth for a better future.