National, November 11,2022: On National Education Day, M3M Foundation awarded a total of 556 scholarships to students from different categories based on their academic excellence under the ‘Saakshar Scholarship’.
The Foundation received 1,557 applications from 26 states and union territories across the country in the categories including foundation, preparatory, middle, secondary, senior secondary, bachelors, and masters. The applications of 556 students were shortlisted on the basis of their academic credentials. 56 girls received a lifetime education support while 44 girls from the families of construction workers have been identified for the same, under M3M foundation’s initiative Buniyaad. The beneficiaries are meritorious belonging to low-income families and majority of scholars are from West Bengal, Karnataka followed by Maharashtra and Telangana.
Mentioning about the initiative, Dr. Payal Kanodia, Trustee, M3M Foundation said, we are dedicated to work towards bringing education to those, who don’t have access to it. We have been adopting innovative sustainable models to address the existing social inequalities around us. “Saakshar” is our signature programme meticulously designed to address the core issue of inaccessible and unaffordable education. As I always believe, education is the movement from darkness to light. She also added, “We look forward to these students coming out with flying colours and contributing to the country’s development.”
M3M Foundation, is determined to bring inclusive development in all sections of the society. The Foundation is working with the strong conviction of providing “voices to those being unheard.”