Jorawer Singh, Chandigarh, August 22, 2009: For her exceptional talent in Social Work, Chandigarh’s 16 year old Priya has secured ‘Luminous Ghar Ka Chirag’ scholarship worth Rs. 30000/-. Priya, a student of Govt. Model Sr. Sec. School, Sector-41 in Chandigarh already has many state, national and international awards to her credit. This prolific writer has already written over 450 articles covering burning issues like environment, pollution, female foeticide, dowry, and empowerment. Her project “Increasing Underground Water Resources” is worth appreciation and has already been accepted and recognized by Govt. of India.
“It was the most enchanted moment of my life to receive a scholarship like this when I believe the Ghar ka Chirag award will encourage everybody to do more contributions for the betterment of our country. Getting awarded feels like a dream come true for me.” Priya said sharing her bliss. Looking forward to contribute as a student reporter with “The India Post”, she feels that this medium can really help make her voice reach the masses.
Other talented ones to be awarded are Kapil Bansal & Manish Bansal from Jind for Bravery & Neeharika Sexena from Ludhiana for Academics. An initiative by Luminous Power Technologies, Ghar Ka Chirag scholarships worth half a million INR are disbursed to the talented children in the field of Sports, Academics, Art & Culture, Social Work, and Bravery at PAN INDIA level.
As a part of corporate social responsibility, the company is doing a great job in nurturing and rewarding talent which would otherwise had been lost or remained untapped. .