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Vijaya Bank has adopted 57 girls from poor families under the bank’s corporate social responsibility scheme (CSR) at a function on Tuesday.
It will bear their educational expenses till they completed their education.
- These children will get Rs. 5,000 a year from Class 1 to PU
- Rs. 10,000 a year till they completed graduation
- Rs. 20,000 a year till they complete postgraduation
These girls have been adopted from rural and semi-urban areas of Udupi Regional Zone of the bank.
Kishore Sansi, managing director and chief executive of Vijaya Bank, gave away the acceptance certificates.
An approval letter donating an ophthalmic microscope unit to an eye hospital in Shiroor village and two approval letters for construction of toilets in a school each at Kemandal and Belapu villages were also handed over.
A.C. Swain, general manager, head office, said that the bank had a target of adopting 1,132 children to help them complete their education.