The New Approach towards Female Education
According to a survey by hotcourses India our country contributes to a humongous $3.3 Billion to the US economy. On an average every year 1, 00,000 Indian student’s visit solely the US. Australia alone has an intake of over 50,000 Indian students per annum followed by Canada. The numbers undoubtedly appear astounding and it solely goes on to indicate that there is strong drive in students travelling abroad every year to pursue their higher education.
“Swalaksh” a women centric campaign, commenced on 8th March-“The International Woman’s Day” where all prospective girl students aspiring to study abroad get a 5% cash back on their tuition fees (Funded) on completion of the course. For example if a student takes a loan for Rs 10 lakh she would be entitled to receive RS 50,000 cash back on successful completion of her course. This campaign has been started with an aim to motivate and enable a girl child to pursue education anywhere in the world. It’s a great honour for Avanse to be a small part of each aspiring individual women in their journey towards their goals.
As the name suggests “Swalaksh” represents Saraswati – The goddess of wisdom and Laxmi – the goddess of money portraying ideology of the campaign. Rightly coined the campaign aims at changing the statistics s drastically, from where India is at now, to where it can be. Girl child education is a matter of pride, however it has evolved the way it should be. There remains a tremendous scope of improvement in this segment and. The education board of India has bought about various schemes and programmes to promote the development of education in India like Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya, Saakshar Bharat and Jan Shikshan Sansthan. The government aims at increasing these numbers and Swalaksh is one such campaign which has already made its presence felt by enrolling students and getting them on board to empower woman to pursue higher education and make themselves and our Country proud.
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