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Jalandhar: CT Group ties up with Sonu Sood to help 43 needy students pursue BTech

Jalandhar: CT Group ties up with Sonu Sood to help 43 needy students pursue BTech

Bollywood actor Sonu Sood with the CT group team in Jalandhar.

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, September 19

Vice-Chancellor of CT University Dr Harsh Sadawarti shares that both Sonu Sood and he were batchmates in the YC College of Engineering, Nagpur.

“We maintain that relationship and today we have begun philanthropic projects together,” said the VC, adding that at a recent meeting with the actor in Mumbai, it has been decided that university and Sonu Sood’s charity foundation would jointly support 43 poor students from UP, Bihar, Telangana and other states for top engineering courses, including those in artificial intelligence and business analytics.

Dr Harsh Sadawarti added, “We will provide these students free education, lodging and meals. In fact, we have entered into a pact with Sonu Sood for another project. We have an MoU with Sankara Eye Hospital in Mullanpur for certain courses in optometry. Under the new project, we will organise pan-India camps for eye check-ups and surgeries. We will levy no charges for these surgeries from the poor people and provide all logistics, including volunteers, transportation facilities, meals to the patients etc. The eye specialists from the hospital will render their services for the project.”

A step in the direction has already moved as CT University in association with Sood Charity Foundation, Mohandai Oswal Hospital, Sankara Eye Hospital, Jerath Path Lab and Lok Jagrukta Foundation have organised a mega free health check-up and eye surgery camp at its campus recently. Over 225 residents from nearby villages and towns availed healthcare facilities which included free consultation from neurosurgeons, gynaecologists, orthopaedic surgeons, ophthalmologists and physicians etc. Over 100 blood samples were taken to perform complete various tests.

Managing Director CT Group Manbir Singh and V-C Dr Sadawarti have honoured Bollywood actor Sonu Sood for his selfless work and collaborating with his Sood Charity Foundation for mission free education, free eye care, free medical camps and lot other platforms.

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