One hundred meritorious students studying in various government colleges of the city were awarded scholarships for the British Library Membership by Central Bank of India. Akbar Ali, Zonal Manager, Central Bank of India and Phillipa Baker, Head Corporate Training, British Council, New Delhi were chief guests.
The students from the economically weaker sections were handed over the membership cards sponsored by Central Bank of India with a fee of Rs 1600 per card for a year. The aim of this activity was to provide the children a platform for gaining knowledge. The students selected for this scholarship have been delivering good academic results in their schools.
Akbaraly asked the students to deliver their best not only in their studies, and fulfil the expectations of their parents and teachers. He also expressed the hope that this endeavor would not only inculcate the habit of reading in students, but also make them aware of their hidden talents in the world of books and literature.