Prerna : A scholarship programme for under privileged students


P. C. Chandra Group, the leading business group from East India hosted the third chapter of Prerna 2017- a scholarship programme to provide financial support to under privileged Madhyamik achievers. This initiative helps students to complete their schooling, who took troubles in their stride to shine in their first big examination, Madhyamik. On Sunday evening, 14 jewels coming from different districts of West Bengal like Bankura, West Midnapore, North & South 24 Parganas were awarded in a ceremony at Tulip Banquet, P.C. Chandra Gardens.

This scholarship ceremony, Prerna witnessed esteemed presence of eminent actor and well know wildlife photographer Shri. Sabyasachi Chakraborty, as the guest of honor along with Shri. Arun Kumar Chandra, Managing Director, P.C. Chandra Group.

Started in the year 2015, as the name suggests “Prerna” means inspiration; P.C.Chandra Group through this initiative is aimed to open doors for brilliant students coming from financially challenged background, by providing financial aid for those who need it most. Like every year, Prerna 2017 felicitated the achievers with a token of Rs.1, 20,000 each to 14 students, which will reach them on a monthly basis of Rs 5,000 for two years.  

Speaking on the occasion, Shri Arun Kumar Chandra, Managing Diector, P.C. Chandra Group said, “First of all I would like to thank our media friends for bringing to our notice these gems who would have otherwise never got recognised. The Prerna Scholarship Programme is a matter of great pride for us as we are able to aid these young minds to shape their lives in their own right. Poverty, illness or social barriers have failed to stop them. They took the stride of dedication, devotion and commitment and kept struggling hard till they achieved their goal. It is a great moment for us as Prerna wants to support our future generations with a strong foundation for a stronger tomorrow.”