State Bank of Hyderabad launches CSR initiative SBH Vidya | Help to underprivileged students
Hyderabad, February 7: Public Sector banking major State Bank of Hyderabad has launched a new welfare scheme SBH VIDYA as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives. The salient feature of the scheme is to provide assistance to underprivileged/ physically or mentally challenged students to meet their educational, medical and or personal needs.
Under the scheme SBH VIDYA, each of the 1410 branches of the Bank will adopt a student studying between VI to X standard, based on the
recommendations by School Management Committee. The nature of assistance including school fee, examination fee, study materials,
uniforms, bicycle, brailee books, table/ chairs for reading at home,
spectacles, tricycle, school projects, hospitalization expenses,
enrolling for vocational courses during summer vacation, bus pass/
auto fare, sports goods or any other item/ expenditure which is for
the benefit of the development of student. The Branch will extend an
amount of Rs.5,000/- for the above needs of the student during the
year ending March 2012. We propose to continue the support every year
till she reaches X standard. Each year we propose to adopt another
student also in the scheme.
The SBH Vidya will be implemented throughout the country and has made the arrangements at all the branches to implement the above scheme for the benefit of poor and needy students.
The scheme has been officially launched at Govt. Girls High School,
Kingsway, Secunderabad, by Smt. Chaya Ratan I.A.S., Spl. Chief
Secretary to Govt., Dept. for Women, Children, Disabled and Sr.
Citizens. Shri M. Bhagavantha Rao, Managing Director of S.B.H., Shri
Harikumar E.K., General Manager (P.B.,Try&Fin.) Shri M.K.
Bhattacharya, Dy. General Manager, Secunderabad Zone, Shri K.
Nageswara Rao, Dy. Educational Officer, Ms. K. Sudha, Headmistress,
Govt. Girls High School, Kingsway, Secunderabad also attended for the function.