Monday, May 27, 2024

Axis Bank signs MoU with Assam Rifles & NEIDO

Nagaland News

Dimapur, May 16: Axis Bank, India’s third-largest private sector bank, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Assam Rifles and National Integrity and Educational Development Organisation (NIEDO) for setting up the Late Captain N Kenguruse, MVC Centre of Excellence and Wellness at Kohima.
A press release on Monday informed that the project will support underprivileged students from the state of Nagaland to prepare for various competitive entrance examinations to India’s premier institutions in engineering and related streams, as well as other exams conducted by the National Testing Agency such as the BS-MS dual degree programs in IISER, NISER, ICAR, IIPR, CDRI and CDRC.
The project has been conceived by Lt Gen PC Nair, AVSM, YSM, which is a first of its kind initiative by Assam Rifles, it stated.
The Centre, set up under the Bank’s Axis DilSe initiative that aims to transform educational opportunities in India’s remote locations, will initially support up to 30 meritorious students from Nagaland to prepare for competitive entrance exams by way of a providing a free residential coaching program that also focuses on strengthening their overall mental wellbeing.
The Centre will be set up at the Assam Rifles premises at Chiswema in Kohima, with NIEDO as the implementing agency providing the coaching and training expertise.
(Page News Service)