Pruksa Real Estate PCL awards 1 Mil. THB Scholarship to Master’s student from India
Pruksa Real Estate Public Company Limited handed over a cheque of 1 Mil. Thai Baht (THB) to the Asian Institute of Technology on 23 February 2016 to support one student from India to earn his Master’s degree in engineering at AIT.
Mr. Udomsak Yamnoon, Executive Vice President, Pruksa PCL, made the donation to AIT President Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai, who accepted the gift on behalf of the Institute at a special on campus ceremony.
Mr. Udomsak was accompanied by Mr. Dunyanit Udomwongsup, Pruksa Real Estate PCL Training and Development Manager, and Mr. Supachai Rakpanitmanee, Managing Director, Panya Consultants Co. Ltd.
The first recipient of Pruksa’s “Bonded Scholarship Support for Master’s Degree Program in Construction Engineering and Infrastructure Management” is Mr. Soumyshree Baraiki, 25, from Odisha, India.
Mr. Baraiki, who was accepted for the bonded scholarship via a Skype interview conducted between Bangkok and India last year, also attended the ceremony.
One month into his two-year engineering program at the School of Engineering and Technology (SET), Mr. Baraiki thanked the executives for their company’s generosity and the life changing opportunity the scholarship provides at AIT.
Mr. Udomsak said his firm is glad to support students, and indicated it is in line with the views of his Pruksa CEO who firmly believes in giving back to society. He added that the company will provide another Master's level scholarship to AIT for the August 2016 Semester. The second scholarship is earmarked for one Thai national to enroll at SET.