Hyderabad: RR Kabel, a part of RR Global’s $1.25 billion conglomerate and a leading wire and cable manufacturer in India, announced the Kabel Star Scholarship Programme winners in Maharashtra. Of the 1,015 winners across India, 85 were from Hyderabad. The winners were felicitated through an awards ceremony conducted in the RR Kabel office in Hyderabad.
Hyderabad has always been a key market for the electrical community and for RR Kabel. This year, this city surpassed expectations with multiple students emerging as top scorers. Out of the 85 winners, two students, Sheelam Sheshwanth and Sanjay Manja scored 100 per cent, making them the state and district toppers, respectively. Furthermore, three students, Mohammed Younis, Faizuddin Shaik, and Meena Vallamchetla, have secured 98 per cent in their 10th-grade board examinations.
The Kabel Star Scholarship Program is an industry-first initiative for the children of electricians who have passed their 10th-grade exams this year. It is a part of the brand’s vision to endeavor an empowered and educated India. RR Kabel contributes Re.1 from the sale of each box of the house wires. The same contribution has invested more than 1 crore towards the higher secondary education of the electrician’s children under this scholarship program. Across India, 1,015 students have been selected and are receiving a scholarship of 10,000 each.
Talking about the scholarship programme, Kirti Kabra, director, RR Global, said, "It is inspiring to know that some winners have secured 90% and above in their exams. We want every Kabel Star winner to pursue further education and follow a career path they’re passionate about."