To make education accessible for all, Paschim Bangiya Marwari Sammelan ShikshaKosh organized its 34th Stipend Distribution Ceremony on 25th November at Dhano Dhanyo Auditorium in Kolkata. Under the leadership of Brahmanand Agarwala, the President of the organization, the initiative marks a significant step towards addressing the critical issue of dropouts and ensuring access to education for all.
A total of 670 students, including 360 boys and 310 girls from 55 schools, are set to benefit from this initiative by receiving essential school fees. The ShikshaKosh program aims to remove financial barriers that often hinder students’ educational journeys, making quality education more accessible.
The ceremony was graced by esteemed guests, adding to the grandeur of the occasion. The Chief Guest, Shri Firhad Hakim, Hon’ble MIC Municipal Affairs & Urban Development, Govt. of West Bengal, and Mayor of Kolkata Municipal Corporation, along with Guests of Honour Shri Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay, Hon’ble MIC Parliamentary Affairs & Agriculture Dept., Govt. of West Bengal shared their insights and encouragement.
Swami Biswatmananda, Hon’ble General Secretary of Bharat Sevashram Sangha, and other distinguished guests, including eminent industrialists and social workers, added their presence to the event, highlighting the collective commitment to education.
The ceremony was also attended by Shri Sajan Kumar Bansal, Eminent Industrialist & Social Worker, Shri Kunj Bihari Agarwal, Eminent Industrialist & Social Worker, Shri Ashok Kumar Todi, Eminent Industrialist & Social Worker, Shri Bishambhar Newar, Chief Editor, Taaza TV & Chhapte Chhapte, Shri Mahendra Kumar Choudhary, Eminent Industrialist & Social Worker, Shri Debiprasad Kakrania, Eminent Industrialist & Social Worker, Shri Nirmal Kumar Agarwala, Eminent Industrialist & Social Worker, Shri Saroj Kumar Agarwal, Eminent Industrialist & Social Worker.
Sri Brahmanand Agarwala, President of Shiksha Kosha, and Manish Bajaj, Secretary, warmly welcomed everyone in their opening address. Emphasizing the organization’s dedication to educational empowerment, they outlined the significance of the ceremony in fostering a brighter future through accessible and quality education.
This ceremony is a testament to the collaborative efforts of ShikshaKosh and its partners in creating positive change in the realm of education. The organization remains steadfast in its mission to empower students and eliminate barriers to education, paving the way for a brighter and more inclusive future.