Bi-Annual Merit Scholarship Award Ceremony
“Bi-annual merit scholarship award ceremony was held at PES University. A total of 1322 meritorious students chosen from student body of 6834 were honoured with Prof. CNR Rao and Prof. MRD merit scholarship totaling about Rs. three crores.”
The event was graced by Sri. Ananth Kumar ji, Honourable Union Minister – Parliamentary Affairs, Chemicals and Fertilizers – Government of India as chief guest. Dr. M R Doreswamy, Chancellor, PES University presided over the function.
Addressing the audience, chief guest congratulated all the awardees and said that “I am overwhelmed to be in the company of such young and bright minds”. He appreciated Dr. M R Doreswamy for his untiring efforts in recognising meritorious students on campus and said that “I feel this is the only University that is recognising meritorious students in such large number”. He also narrated the reason behind scholarship as said by Chancellor of PES University “Eminent Personalities including Sir C V Raman to Dr. Abdul Kalam could achieve milestones through the scholarship. Thus scholarship is a factor of inspiration and motivation”.
Delivering the presidential remarks, Dr. M R Doreswamy, Chancellor, PES University congratulated all the scholarship awardees. Further, he also applauded the efforts of parents and teachers behind this success. He advised the youth to keep Prof. CNR Rao as their role model and achieve bigger recognition”. He said that it is a proud moment for all of us as “PES University was declared as best young university in the state of Karnataka as per the survey of Karnataka State Higher Education Council (KSURF)”.