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Dhamra Port awards merit scholarship to 21 students

Dhamra/Bhadrak: As many as 21 students of Dhamra Port periphery high schools, who had secured above 75 percent marks in the last High School Certificate (HSC) examination, were awarded DPCL Merit Scholarship.
 
At a function held within Dhamra Port premises Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of DPCL Santosh Kumar Mohapatra, Chief Operating Officer Subrat Tripathy and Vice-President (Projects) Cdr Anil Kar presented the scholarship certificates and cheques to the meritorious students.

 From among the 21 scholarship awardees, 7 were girl students. While five students each were from Dosinga High School and SS Nigamanand High School, four students of VN Uchha Vidyapitha, Kaithakhola , two students each from GP High School, Jagula and GP High School, Panchutikri and one student each from Dhamrai High School, Bansada High School and GP High School, Karanapalli were awarded the merit scholarship for the year 2013-14. From among the students Debashish Rout of Dhamrai High School had secured highest 89 percent marks.

 CSR Head of DPCL Himansu Shekhar Sahoo informed that the DPCL Merit Scholarship was started by the company in 2009 with an idea to encourage higher studies among meritorious students. The scholarship contains monthly stipend of Rs 1000 (One Thousand) to the awardees. Several good students, who couldn’t pursue college education due to poor financial condition of their families will be benefited by the scholarship, he said.

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