SRM Institute of Science and Technology (SRMIST) in Kattankulathur is awarding scholarships to 300 Perambalur students. Dr TR Paarivendhar, Founder Chancellor of SRMIST and Member of Parliament for Perambalur Constituency, announced the scholarship. Engineering and Technology, Science and Humanities, Agricultural Sciences, Management, Health Sciences, Hotel Management, and other fields are open to students from the Perambalur Lok Sabha segment. Applicants from economically disadvantaged groups will be chosen based on their results in their respective board exams.
"SRMIST has provided free education to 600 students during the last two years. This year, I'll keep my election pledge of providing free education to 300 children in my district "During a news conference held at the Institute's premises, the minister stated.
These 300 pupils from the Perambalur constituency's economically disadvantaged sectors will receive free education at the SRM group of colleges. This plan will only cover the entire cost of tuition and will be renewed based on academic success. Hostel amenities will not be available due of the COVID-19 pandemic.