MRPL in support of education

January 31, 2008

Mangalore Refinery & Petrochemicals Ltd, (MRPL), an ONGC group company, continues its Samrakshan programme for the benefit of the community in and around Mangalore. From 1st of February 2008, 926 students attending primary to high school, drawn from 72 Government Schools will be provided with merit scholarship of Rs700/- per month for the entire academic year. Two students each from each Division from Class I to Class X in 52 schools from around Kuthethoor and 20 from Sarpady will benefit from these merit scholarships. The respective schools will decide on the students based on their performance and needs.

"In view of the importance of good educational inputs necessary for all sections of society, every year MRPL sets apart a part of its mite to boost education amongst the more needy in Dakshin Kannada, says Shri R Rajamani, MD, MRPL. "Award of these 'MRPL Samrakhshan scholarships' to the deserving has been an on going process. This year our contribution under this head has been increased to Rs 6.27 lakhs," he added.

In a simple ceremony the "MRPL Samrakshan Award Scheme" was inaugurated by Shri Basheer Ahmed, Corporator, at the D K Zilla Panchayat higher Primary School, Kuthethoor.

(Picture shows Shri S K Kadri, DGM P&HR, MRPL speaking on the occasion of the inauguration. Also seen are Shri Basheer Ahmed, Corporator, Smt Lalita Nayak, the HM of DK Zilla Panchayat Primary School, Kuthethoor and Shrisha Karmaran, MRPL and the young beneficiaries of the Scheme.

Issued by
Lekshmi M Kumaran

MRPL (9448495706)