“KRANTIJYOTI SCHOLARSHIP” is for girl students studying in standard 7th, 8th & 9th belonging to Backward Classes i.e. SC, ST, OBC, Maratha and sub-equivalent and Religious Minority. 2012 was first year of this unique event.
In 2012 around 210 participants of Pune district enrolled in the “Krantijyoti Scholarship Exam”. Since last three years around 500 girl students had participated by about 50 various schools of Pune district.
Every year 9 girl students honored with Scholarship of Rs. 2000/- and certificates to all participants will be given. But moreover that with this one day activity; just in three years we could bring awareness, knowledge in the thoughts of more than 500 girl students.
Nature of Scholarship Exam Paper
The exam consist 2 question papers.
Paper I - an objective type/ multiple choice question paper
Total marks – 60 marks l Duration – 1 hour
Paper II - essay writing competition.
Total marks – 40 marks l Duration – 1 hour
Exam is based on the Marathi book “Tejaswini” written by Prof. Gautam Nikam which has brief narratives on life struggles and messages of the great women leaders of India.
The Tejaswini book is available in Krantijyoti office. It is on discount for students.
Krantijyoti Scholarship Exam offers a new focus for girls on the challenges of finding self-esteem in society, and confidence for leadership.
We are trying to build Assertive and Self-Determined girl advancing our mission to create women leaders among backward community.
This is the unique kind of social action in India of backward class women’s group from Pune. This women’s group is running “Krantijyoti Scholarship” program from public contribution.