Walton to provide Tk 1cr scholarship for students

Staff Correspondent

1 June, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Walton to provide Tk 1cr scholarship for students

Walton Digi-Tech Industries Limited announced to provide students at least Tk 1 crore as scholarship in the next three months on their each purchase of Walton digital devices, including purchase laptop, computer, tablet PC, desktop or all-in-one computer.

From June 1, students will get scholarship, ranging from Tk 2000 to Tk 100,000, for each Walton digital devices purchase, said a press release.

The scholarship project was announced at an inaugural ceremony, arranged with maintaining proper health safety rules and social distance at Walton Corporate Office in the capital on Sunday.

Virtually attending the event as the chief guest, Education Minister Dr. Dipu Moni inaugurated the Walton scholarship while State Minister for Primary and Mass Education Zakir Hossain was also present as special guest.

Addressing the function, Education Minister Dr. Dipu Moni said, “Walton's crores of taka worth scholarship project and also the interest-free installment facility will make the digital devices more available to students.”

She added that Walton is a domestic company and also the super brand. By leading this sector, Walton is not only boosting the country’s digital device manufacturing sector but also making a significant contribution in forwarding Digital Bangladesh.

State Minister for Primary and Mass Education Ministry Zakir Hossain said, “Walton has been manufacturing digital devices in Bangladesh since 2016. They are meeting the domestic demand as well as exporting digital devices. They are branding Bangladesh in the global arena.

Walton Digi-Tech Industries’ Chairman SM Rezaul Alam presided over the inaugural function while Walton Hi-Tech Industries’ Managing Director Engineer Golam Murshed was also present.

Among others, Walton Hi-Tech’s Deputy Managing Directors Nazrul Islam Sarker, Eva Rezwana Nilu, Amdadul Haque Sarker and Humayun Kabir, Walton Plaza Trades’ Chief Executive Officer Mohammad Rayhan, Walton’s Chief Marketing Officer Firoj Alam and other senior senior officials of the campany was also present. And, Executive Director Azizul Hakim moderated the programme.