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TCSRD awards scholarships to over 550 students from Okhamandal

Mithapur, 4th January 2020: Tata Chemicals Society for Rural Development (TCSRD) today organised a scholarship distribution programme in Mithapur, wherein over 550 meritorious students from Okhamandal received scholarships worth Rs 15 lakh for their various education requirements.

Scholarships under TCSRD’s ‘Siksha Maitri’ programme were awarded by Mr. N. Kamath, Vice President (Manufacturing), Tata Chemicals in the presence of Shri Pabubha Manek, Hon’ble Member of Legislative Assembly (M.L.A.), Dwarka & Kalyanpur Block, who graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.

Students pursuing their higher education in technical, professional and medical courses are covered under this scholarship programme. Also, students pursuing standard 9th to higher education under the Affirmative Action will get benefitted. A special scholarship for girls pursuing graduation was also awarded. A scholarship is an award of financial aid for students to pursue their further education.

“Tata Chemicals undertakes various need-based educational programmes across locations, focused on improving the quality of education and ensuring zero drop-outs of student’s right from pre-primary level. Scholarships are awarded based upon merit to motivate students for their higher education and reduce student drop out from their education. TCSRD has come up with such a scholarship programme to help these children to get an education,” said Mr. N. Kamath, Vice President (Manufacturing), Tata Chemicals.

About Tata Chemicals Ltd:
A part of the over US$ 110 billion Tata Group, Tata Chemicals Limited, is a global company with interests in businesses that focus on Basic Chemistry Products, Consumer and Specialty products. The story of the company is about harnessing the fruits of science for goals that go beyond business. Through its Consumer products portfolio, the company has positively impacted the lives of millions of Indians. Tata Chemicals is the pioneer and market leader in India’s branded Iodised salt segment. Extending its portfolio from salt to other food essentials, TCL unveiled India’s first national brand of pulses, followed by a range of spices and nutrimixes. Tata Chemicals has been rated as one of the top 10% in Business and Consumer brands across all industry and consumer brand categories in India by Superbrands™. The company’s Basic Chemistry product range provides key ingredients to some of the world’s largest manufacturers of glass, detergents and other industrial products. Tata Chemicals currently is the world’s third-largest producer of soda ash with manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, Africa and North America. With its Farming Essentials portfolio, the company through its subsidiary Rallis has a strong position in the crop protection business. The Tata Chemicals Innovation Centre is home to world class R&D capabilities in the emerging areas of food sciences, nanotechnology and biotechnology.