Hyderabad: The NTR Trust has called for applications from poor students, for admissions into I to Class X as day scholars in the schools run by it.
In a press release, the Trust CEO, Mr Metaparti Venkat, and Adviser, Dr C L Venkata Rao, have stated that those who were below poverty line and were unable to continue studies should alone apply for the admissions. Students desirous of admission should name the class in which they seek admission, the area from which they come and other particulars in the application.
The Trust, after scrutiny of the applications, would send to the selected candidates free admission forms, they said. If the applications were sent in time, admissions would be given to students in schools of their areas. Preference would be given to orphans and financially backward children, they added.
The two custodians of the Trust have clarified that it would not be possible to give details on telephone. All the applications received from all over the State would be scrutinized and eligible children would be sent Admission Forms. Students should send their applications to NTR Memorial Trust, NTR Bhavan, Road No. 2, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad-500034, they informed.
They have also appealed to philanthropists to donate to the Trust, so that opportunity for quality education could be given to the poorest of the poor in the society, on par with the children of the rich. They said donations of Rs 5,000 for the education of a student from I to Class X as day scholar were accepted. Donations should be sent to NTR Memorial Trust, NTR Trust Bhavan, Road No. 2, Banjhara Hills, Hyderabad 500 034, AP, India. E-mail: info@ ntrtrust.org. (NSS)