BHUBANESWAR, JANUARY 8, 2021
Bansidhar & Ila Panda Foundation (BIPF), the CSR wing of IMFA, today announced the 15th edition of ‘Professor Ghanashyam Dash Scholarship for Higher Education’.
Six meritorious students, pursuing professional degree courses in different disciplines received this prestigious scholarship for the year 2019-20. The selected candidates will get 90 percent of the academic fee and related expenses for the entire duration of the course covering a maximum of Rs.4 lakh.
Aisha Ray from Bancho, Monalisha Panda from Buhalo, Ganesh Choudhury from Raijhola, Pradipta Sundar Das from Khandapasa, Bhabani Shankar Murmu from Khaladi and Prabhat Kumar Sahoo of Therubali have been selected to get the scholarship for the year 2019-20.
Ganesh and Bhabani are pursuing MBBS at SCB Medical College, Cuttack. Prabhat and Pradipta are doing B.Tech. at National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela, Monalisha and Aisha are doing B. Tech. at IIT, Banaras Hindu University and IIT, Guwahati respectively.
The scholarships were awarded virtually to the meritorious students by Shaifalika Panda, CEO, BIPF & Chief of CSR, IMFA.
Instituted in the year 2005, this scholarship named after renowned historian Late Prof. Ghanashyam Dash, father of late Ila Panda, is an effort to provide financial assistance to the talented poor students to realize their dreams and in turn bounce the society with a handful of young professionals.