Bhubaneswar: Continuing the efforts to encourage and inspire young talented students for higher studies, POSCO T J Park Foundation Scholarship award was conferred to the meritorious students of Utkal University & Odisha University of Agriculture & Technology (OUAT), at a special award giving ceremony in both the Universities here in Bhubaneswar on 17th & 18th December 2013 respectively.
The students from Utkal University, who have been awarded POSCO T J Park Foundation Scholarship this year included Ms. Monali Das, Ms. Swayamsidha Mishra, Mr. Pradeep Kumar Muduli, Mr. Debasish Das, Ms. Sunita Muduli and Ms. Rashmirekha Patra. Similarly, from OUAT Ms. Annapurna Moharana, Ms. Sushri Bijayini Mansingh, Ms. Shital Mohanty and Mr. Bibhudutta Samanta Kumar Panda received POSCO TJ Park Foundation Scholarship 2013-14.
POSCO INDIA DMD (Deputy Managing Director) Mr. Ryu Ho-Chan, Prof. P K Sahoo, Vice Chancellor, UU, Dr. D.S. Pattanaik, Director of Students Welfare (DSW), UU and Prof. P K Mishra, Chairman, P.G. Council, UU graced the occasion.
POSCO INDIA DMD Mr. Ryu Ho-Chan while addressing the meritorious students in his congratulatory speech said “India is recognized worldwide for its huge pool of intellectual manpower. I strongly believe that if proper opportunity is given to these sprouting leaders, then India will achieve even higher heights in the years to come.” Briefing on the proposed integrated steel project in Jagatsinghpur district of Odisha Mr. Ryu said “this year POSCO has been able to achieve significant progress in its Odisha ISP Project. Also, we have commenced operations of a high-quality automotive steel mill in Maharashtra, last year.”
POSCO believes in growing with the local community. The proposed integrated steel plant will not only develop the economy and generate huge employment opportunities, but it will also result in the overall betterment of the society in every perspective. And, budding talents like you play a pivotal role in this endeavor, added POSCO INDIA DMD addressing the students present on the occasion.
POSCO T J Park Foundation has been rewarding individuals and organizations that have made extraordinary contributions in the categories of science, education and community development & philanthropy. It may be noted that, since the announcement of the proposed POSCO India project, the award instituted by POSCO T J Park Foundation is being distributed every academic year in Odisha and New Delhi.
Earlier, POSCO T J Park Foundation Scholarship award was also conferred to 10 meritorious students, 5 each from KIIT & BPUT this year.