Foundation to help deserving students

Special Correspondent

Udhagamandalam: The Good Shepherd Academy of Educational Institutions here has set up a foundation to help deserving students belonging to the under-privileged sections of the society in the Nilgiris. It has been named after the

Founder-Principal of the Good Shepherd International School P.C. Thomas.

Explaining the salient features of the foundation, Mr. Thomas told presspersons here on Friday that it had been started with a corpus and its objectives were in tune with the responsibilities of the institution to the district and the needy sections of the society. Help will be extended only to the most deserving candidates and only education-related applications will be considered.

Stating that elaborate arrangements were being made for the 32nd Founder’s Day celebrations of the GSIS which would be held on October 15 and 16, he said that the chief guest will be the former Chief Justice of India M.N. Venkatachaliah.

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