Vidyasaarathi, an education scholarship portal powered by NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure Limited (NSDL e-Gov), has today announced its collaboration with The JSW group to provide education scholarships for students across India. Students pursuing their graduation, post-graduation, ITI, diploma and B. Ed courses can avail of JSW Foundation’s Udaan Scholarship schemes listed on the Vidyasaarathi web portal.
Vidyasaarathi envisions simplifying the process of scholarship design, application and disbursement, thereby removing all administrative challenges faced by organizations to support education funding. Since its launch last year, Vidyasaarathi portal has successfully registered more than 1,85,000 students onto the portal, out of which 100,000 students have applied for scholarships. Gagan Rai, CEO and MD, NSDL e-Governance said, ”Though education is a basic requirement, many deserving students are still forced to miss out on their further studies due to increasing tuition fees and lack of resources.” Vidyasaarathi has already teamed up with corporates such as ACC Cements, Care Ratings, Thomson Reuters, Bhilwara Group, EdCil (Education Consultants of India), Tata Housing, SNL Bearings Ltd to provide scholarships to deserving students.