Staff Reporter

NILAMBUR: The Foundation for Academic Excellence and Access (FAEA) has granted Rs.5 lakh to M.E.S. Mampad Collegec for strengthening the college into a centre of excellence among socially disadvantaged groups. The grant is for a year, which may be extended later.

The objective of the grant, sanctioned under the Pathway programme of the FAEA, is to provide equal opportunities for the students from the socially and economically disadvantaged groups. The FAEA will also provide scholarships to three meritorious students for three years. Regular coaching will be given for 100 select students in linguistic skills and personality development.