JK News Today

Jammu, December 21: Canara Bank, a leading Public Sector Bank having their Regional Office at Karan Bhawan Jammu disbursed scholarship of Rs 22500/- among Schedule caste (SC) and Schedule Tribe (ST) Girls.

The scholarship was provided to meritorious SC/ST girls students of Government Girls Higher Secondary School Channi Himmat Jammu and Govt Middle School Sunerihi under Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative of the Canara Bank. This scheme is introduced by Canara Bank to encourage education among girl children belonging to SC/ST communities by extending financial support.

The programme was presided over by minister of state Daljit Singh Chib and Mamta Singh- a social activist and wife of Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh also graced the occasion besides the prominent citizens, the Principal of the school, the teachers and the students attended the function. Mamta Singh deliberated on the importance of providing education to girl child and appreciated the role of the Bank for encouraging the girl children. Chib appreciated that Canara Bank has been active in the state adding to its economic development besides conducting such social activities.

Sandeep Gupta Senior Manager of the Bank highlighted the role of the Bank in various social activities especially for the girl children to encourage them for higher education by way of scholarship as well by providing hasell free education loan to them.