JK Tyre Launches Sikhsha Sarthi Scholarship Program

Mobility Outlook Bureau
09 Feb 2024
06:48 PM
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Will empower daughters of heavy vehicle drivers by supporting their education.

JK Tyre Launches Sikhsha Sarthi Scholarship Program mobility outlook

JK Tyre has taken a commendable stride towards promoting education and community empowerment by introducing the 'JK Tyre Shiksha Sarthi Scholarship Scheme.' In collaboration with the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) and Protean Vidyadsaarthi, this initiative is exclusively designed to support the education of daughters belonging to heavy motor vehicle driver families in the states of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.

The scholarship program is aligned with JK Tyre's commitment to corporate social responsibility, aiming to eliminate barriers to quality education for the daughters of those working in the transportation sector. The scheme is targeted at providing financial assistance for various undergraduate courses, offering annual grants ranging from INR 15,000 to INR 25,000.

This significant move reflects JK Tyre's dedication to easing the financial burden on families associated with the transportation industry, thereby enabling deserving students to pursue their academic goals without financial constraints. The company believes that education has the power to transform lives, and the 'JK Tyre Shiksha Sarthi Scholarship Scheme' is a testament to their commitment to fostering a conducive environment for the academic growth of every child.

The online application process has been streamlined to facilitate easy access to the scholarship program. Interested applicants can apply through the official portal, ensuring a hassle-free application process.

Dr Raghupati Singhania, Chairman & Managing Director of JK Tyre & Industries Limited, expressed his thoughts on the collaboration and the launch of the scholarship scheme. He stated, 'At JK Tyre, we recognise the invaluable contribution of commercial vehicle drivers to the transportation industry, and our commitment to their well-being extends beyond our business interests. We believe in the transformative power of education and are dedicated to fostering an environment where every child has the chance to excel. The JK Tyre Shiksha Saarthi Scholarship Scheme is not just about financial aid but about empowering the next generation, and we are proud to partner with TISS and Protean Vidyadsaarthi to make this initiative a reality.'

As JK Tyre takes this proactive step to support the education of daughters from heavy motor vehicle driver families, it sends a positive message about the corporate sector's commitment to social responsibility and community development. The 'JK Tyre Shiksha Sarthi Scholarship Scheme' is expected to make a meaningful impact on the lives of aspiring students and contribute to the overall advancement of education in the regions covered by the initiative.

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