35th Annual Scholarship function was celebrated in Senior Quality Assurance Establishment Kirkee on 21 August 2016 to honour and motivate children of employees of the Establishment. Colonel Yogesh Chandra Pandey, the Commanding Officer was the guest of honour on the occasion.
On the occasion of scholarship function,59 children of the employees of the establishment from primary to post graduate were given cash prizes by Col Yogesh Chandra Pandey, SQAO. Few retired and ex-employees of the Establishment also sponsored cash awards for children in specialised fields of education.
Col Yogesh Chandra Pandey highlighted the glorious history and traditions of the Establishment, being one of the oldest in DGQA. He expressed gratitude and appreciated the initiative taken by his predecessors in sowing seed for such a platform which encourages students of the families of SQAE (A), Kirkee to excel in education with over all development on personality to become successful individuals.
Col Yogesh Chandra Pandey brought out the importance of education in present competitive world. He emphasized on “success” and how to be a “successful person”. He illustrated this through quotes and unquote’s, with examples of distinguished personalities of the world. The SQAO appreciated and acknowledged the importance of this scholarship function which has served as a potential platform for budding children to excel, by citing examples of few children who were honoured few years ago and are now working as successful professional abroad in multinational firms. On the occasion Mrs Maya Pandey, Chief Guest for the day also shared success ideas and philosophy for children and their mothers.