Staff Reporter

Hosur: Collector Santhosh Babu on Thursday distributed T.S. Srinivasan annual scholarships instituted by TVS Motor Company to top rankers of Std. X at a function here.

While six top rankers from sixteen schools in and around Hosur were given scholarships, students of employees were given one-time cash award of Rs. 5,000 each.

Payment of fees

The scholarship includes payment of fees, books and uniforms for students who continued their plus one in Hosur. The Collector appreciated the efforts put forth by the late chairman T. S. Srinivasan and the vision he had for the future at the time of institutionalising the company.

Extra curricular activities

He appealed to all the top management of various schools present in the function to concentrate not only on studies but also to encourage the students to take part in various extra curricular activities like painting and other sports events.

Annual event

According to a press release T. S. Srinivasan Memorial Scholarship Scheme was started in the year 1993-94 to commemorate the birthday of the company’s late chairman T. S. Srinivasan and it has become an annual event ever since.

Financial support

In keeping with his principles and aspirations, these scholarships and awards have been instituted to encourage and provide financial support to school-going children who show excellence in their field of education and to motivate them to excel further in their academic pursuit. A total of about 104 students have been extended scholarships since inception