THDCIL Director Honours 16th Batch of Shalinis at Inspiring Induction Ceremony
Dehradun, September 24, 2023: Sh. Shallinder Singh, Director (Personnel), THDC India Limited, graced the 16th Induction Ceremony of the Udayan Shalini Fellowship as the Chief Guest at Welham Girl’s School, Dehradun.
The Udayan Shalini Fellowship Program is a flagship initiative of Udayan Care Trust, which supports underprivileged girls from Class XI to graduation or vocational qualification. The program has inducted over 12,737 girls to date, helping them to achieve their educational and career goals.
During the induction ceremony, Sh. Shallinder Singh felicitated the 40 young Shalinis selected for the Udayan Shalini Fellowship Program with certificates. He also shared a powerful message about the importance of education and empowerment for women.
“Educate a woman, and you educate a generation,” he said. “These words underlined the critical role that women play in shaping the future.”
Sh. Shallinder Singh also highlighted the remarkable transformation underway in India, where young women are courageously dismantling gender biases and attaining greatness across various domains. He encouraged the Shalinis to believe in themselves and their dreams, and to strive to reach their full potential.
“You hold the blueprint for your destiny,” he said.
In addition, Sh. Shallinder Singh called upon all Shalinis to extend their hands in service to society. “Be beacons of compassion and catalysts for change,” he urged them.
The 16th Induction Ceremony of the Udayan Shalini Fellowship was an inspiring event that celebrated the power of education and empowerment to transform lives. It was also a reminder of the importance of investing in girls and young women, who are the key to building a better future for all.