To commemorate 15 years of its successful banking operations in Jammu and Kashmir, HDFC Bank – the leading private bank in the country – on Wednesday announced special educational scholarships for the children of the state facing economic hardships.
HDFC Bank also e-inaugurated 15 new ATMs in Kashmir and launched a special savings account with average monthly minimum balance (AMB) of Rs 1000.
Speaking at the commemoration function held here, Zubair Iqbal, senior Vice president and circle head J&K said the scholarships under the Parivartan programme in the state is for children whose families are facing a sudden loss of income due to crisis and are at the risk of dropping out.
The Educational Crisis Scholarship Support 2019 is meant to cover students from 6th to 12th standard studying in recognised Private and government run schools and students pursuing undergraduate, post-graduate or PhD Courses (Full time or Part time)Diploma, ITI, and polytechnic courses in recognized colleges or universities.
The students can apply online for this initiative. The deadline for filling the forms has been set as July 15.