DIBRUGARH, Oct 16 - In an effort to encourage students of the plantation workers to strive harder during their stint of study, the management of Dikom tea estate, a premier garden of M/s Rossell Tea is offering one-time financial assistance to meritorious students.
Roshmi Bhumij, daughter of Ramesh Bhumij, a dresser in the garden hospital, has received the financial assistance this year for securing 80% marks in the Board examinations with distinctions in three subjects. Roshmi was felicitated and offered the financial assistance during a function held at the staff club yesterday, a release stated.
The programme was presided over by Samar Jyoti Chaliha, Senior Manager of the estate. Dr PC Thakur, Senior Medical Officer, A Borthakur, Deputy Manager, Bhaskar Jyoti Phukan, Assistant Manager, N S Gill, Assistant Manager, P Hatikakoty, Welfare Officer and members of Mothers Club, Adolescent Girls Club, ACMS union members and local youths were in attendance, among others.
Addressing the meeting Chaliha said that the one time financial assistance to Roshmi Bhumij would cover her college fees and book expenses for the whole year. �This grant is in line with the Company�s commitment to empowering girls through education,� he said.
Chaliha in his speech stressed the importance of setting personal goals and called upon the parents and workers to ensure that a child gets a healthy environment for growing and studying.
Roshmi Bhumij in her speech talked about the importance of studying hard and staying focussed. She said that if one has the will no goal is unattainable.