According to government statistics, about 73% of eligible students across India drop out of their respective schools before higher education. The most common reason is financial pressure.
The pandemic has worsened the crisis for the children of informal sector workers and daily wage earners.
Piaggio India has launched the ‘Shiksha Se Samriddhi’ Scholarship scheme to provide assistance to these students, so that they can complete their higher education regardless of any unexpected crisis.
Piaggio “Shiksha Se Samriddhi” Scholarship is an initiative to support the children/wards of drivers/owners of the three-wheeler community with annual family income below ₹ 3,00,000. The scholarship covers 80% of the annual fees up to ₹ 20,000. The student must have already enrolled in a fulltime academic, technical or vocational courses. Since 2020, 733 scholars across India have been benefitted from this initiative and we continue to be committed for educational upliftment of less privilege students. An NGO Buddy 4 Study helped us to implement this initiative across India
To provide opportunities for skilling to underprivileged youth and provide skilled manpower to the industry, Piaggio India provided welding machines (MIG & TIG) to students at the Industrial Training Institute, Jamkhed. The intention behind this contribution was to provide hands-on experience to students in using welding machines and to improve their ability and skill set to perform a specific type of weld at a high quality.