Mahindra Group to award education scholarships to truck drivers' daughters
1100 new Scholarships worth Rs 10,000 to be given to Truck Driver’s Daughters who have studied and passed the 10th standard and are pursuing further education in FY24.
Mahindra Truck and Bus Division, a part of the Mahindra Group, will award scholarships to the daughters of truck drivers, through the Mahindra Saarthi Abhiyaan, as a part of Truck Drivers' Day, celebrated on 17 September.
Mahindra is one of the first commercial vehicle manufacturers to pioneer this initiative, according to a press release. The selected candidates with get a scholarship of Rs 10,000, along with a certificate in recognition of their achievement.
Mahindra Truck and Bus Division's ongoing commitment to the Truck driver community was initiated with the Mahindra Saarthi Abhiyaan in 2014, which to date has offered scholarships to 8928 truck drivers' daughters.
Jalaj Gupta, Business Head – Commercial Vehicles, Mahindra & Mahindra said, “Mahindra Saarthi Abhiyaan is committed to empowering women in the Commercial Vehicle ecosystem and aims to improve the lives of the driver community. With this program we are elated to offer the daughters of Truck Drivers the opportunity to dream big and provide them with the support they need to soar towards their career goals. Mahindra Saarthi Abhiyaan has been warmly embraced by our drivers and partners, showcasing its effectiveness in enabling young girls to achieve their dreams.”
The felicitation will be hosted in Feb-Mar’24 at select locations by Mahindra Truck and Bus leadership India wherein 1100 scholarships will be awarded to Truck Drivers’ Daughters.
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