Unilever owned brand Fair & Lovely awarded scholarships to 183 girls at a ceremony held at The Trident Hotel, Mumbai.
“Education is the key to upliftment of the girl child and women in the country. The Fair & Lovely Foundation Scholarship is a humble but vital step in support of this belief,” says Govind Rajan, Category Head, Skincare, Hindustan Unilever Limited. Fair & Lovely has been investing in literacy for girls with this award for the last seven years. The winners were chosen from a shortlist based on an initial screening and interview process which included candidates’ academic performance, economic background and the drive to excel. Bakul Patel, former Chief Minister, Mumbai who was Chief Guest at the event says: “Fair & Lovely Foundation Scholarship has been doing stellar work in empowering the girl child. It shows what corporate India can do to educate the underprivileged,”