Muthoot Foundation to help students to pursue career in dance

Friday, Jul 3, 2015,19:27 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Kochi | MuthootPappachan Foundation, the corporate social responsibility (CSR) arm of Kerala based Muthoot Pappachan Group, has announced the launch of an institutional dance scholarship program in association with Bengaluru based Attakalari Centre for Movement Arts.
It was the first-of-its kind proposition wherein a corporate has come forward to support students meritoriously,who are keen to pursue their career in dance, claimed Muthoot Pappachan group Dirctor Thomas George Muthoot said a press meet today.
The scholarships are earmarked for select students securing admission to the one-year diploma course at the Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts in Bengaluru, he said adding that each award comprises Rs one lakh for annual fee and Rs 1.5 lakh to meet other expenses.
We are happy to be associated with Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts.It is our endeavor to preserve the untainted quality of transform the generations to come. Considering the rich heritage of our country and its contribution to the traditional and contemporary art forms to the world of Performing Arts we are committed in providing opportunities to aspiring dancers in their pursuit of taking the legacy ahead, he added.
In his remarks Attakkalari founder and artistic director Jayachandran Palazhi said with this tie-upwe aim to reach out to students to fulfill their dream by supporting them financially. We are happy receive the support of a financial institute like Muthoot Pappachan Group in promoting Performing Arts.