Press Release: Chandigarh, March 31, 2021
- With a firm belief that an investment in knowledge pays the best interest, and that knowledge is power, information is liberating and education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family, the Hartek Group has officially introduced a flagship scholarship program for engineering students at PEC, Chandigarh.
Going all out with its social welfare initiatives and to give impetus to its larger purpose of giving back to society and creating a better tomorrow through its CSR initiatives, the Hartek Group, one of the fastest-growing concerns in the Indian power sector, today formally launched a flagship scholarship program for engineering students at the nationally acclaimed institute Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh.
The scholarship will be given to support students to continue their engineering education at PEC, who are either economically less privileged or are going through special circumstances where there is a sudden and unexpected change of financial situation of the student’s family due to the death of the earning parent, loss of job/income, serious medical problems faced by parents, etc.
One of the criteria for qualifying for the scholarship would be the annual family income from all sources is less than Rs. 5,00,000 or dealing with any special circumstances as stated above. Each scholarship will be of Rs. 50,000 and will be used to support one student every year for the next four years.
Commenting on the initiative, Ms Keerti H. Singh, Director, Hartek Group, said, “As a conscientious corporate citizen, we envisage the Hartek Group as a medium to redouble our efforts to make this world a better place through socially meaningful initiatives and this scholarship is just one such step. Education can lead one towards a more positive life and growth. It is an essential element to eradicate poverty and respond to social, economic, healthcare and environmental challenges. At HARTEK we strongly consider that if you have to empower someone, empower them with knowledge. Under our initiative we pledge to sponsor students coming from economically challenged backgrounds so that they can continue with their studies without any hurdles. Our company is dedicated to aid and support the development of the society by facilitating access to quality education.”
With sustainability at the heart of all its efforts in line with the Hartek Group’s motto of “Making Your Future Powerful”, their CSR arm primarily focuses on community welfare, women empowerment, environment, education and health to “add value to the lives they touch”.
About Hartek Group
The Chandigarh-based Hartek Group is one of India’s fastest growing concerns catering to the power sector through five strategic business units—Power Systems, Rooftop Solar, Power Distribution Products, Fuel Services, and Smart Grids. Its flagship company, Hartek Power, is one of India’s leading EPC firms. Having executed over 200 high-voltage and extra-high-voltage substation turnkey projects, Hartek Power has also connected over 2 GW of solar projects to the grid. The Hartek Group’s rooftop solar vertical, Hartek Solar, has been rated among India’s top rooftop solar installers by Mercom Capital Group. The company is firming up its foothold in the rooftop segment by coming up with innovative and customized solutions. Having secured over 3,000 clients since its inception 30 years ago, the Hartek Group also manufactures a complete range of power distribution equipment under Hartek India, which has a long-standing tie-up with big multinationals like Siemens and Schneider Electric.