HORIBA India, a subsidiary of HORIBA, Ltd., Japan is supporting a one-time partial tuition fee waiver for 18 UG students from 10 different departments excelling in their academia at Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT Roorkee). A MoU with Horiba India Pvt. Ltd, under the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative by HORIBA India at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee campus paved the way for these scholarships.
Under the MoU, Horiba India shall provide support through CSR to establish a “one-time Partial Fee Waiver to support students from UG (EWS) category in IIT Roorkee, which shall be known as the HORIBA Talent Hunt Scholarship for fee waiver of UG Students.
The scholarship was jointly awarded by IIT Roorkee Director, Prof. K K Pant and Dr. Rajeev Gautam, Corporate Officer, HORIBA, Ltd., President, HORIBA India and an alumnus of IIT Roorkee, to a group of 18 meritorious awardees.
An award ceremony was organized where the students were felicitated by IIT Roorkee officials, viz., Prof. K K Pant, Director, Prof. Partha Roy, Dean of Resources & Alumni Affairs (DORA), Prof. Dheeraj Khatod, Chairperson, Senate Committee for Scholarship & Prizes (SCSP), Prof. Sandeep Singh, Department of Earth Sciences and HORIBA official, namely Dr. Rajeev Gautam, Corporate Officer, HORIBA, Ltd., Japan & President, HORIBA India Private Limited, who is also an alumnus of IIT Roorkee.
Congratulating all the awardees for their hard work, Prof. K K Pant, Director, IIT Roorkee, said, “I encourage students to continue giving their best to achieve many such laurels. Students should never forget the alma matter, which will help them in lifelong growth and always giving back to the society and the institute.”