In a resounding success of GAIL (India) Limited’s flagship Corporate Social Responsibility initiative ‘GAIL Utkarsh’, 100% students from its Kanpur centre, 93% of the girls registered under Varanasi centre, 74% from Srinagar and 70% from Utkarsh Haldwani initiative have qualified the JEE Main 2022 examination.
GAIL Utkarsh has been giving wings to the dreams of hundreds of underprivileged meritorious students since 2010 by transforming their lives and enabling them to qualify and complete professional courses at some of the best engineering institutes in the country. Utkarsh centres supported by GAIL provide free residential coaching and mentoring to students for preparing for entrance examinations for admissions to reputed engineering institutes
Utkarsh centres supported by GAIL are located at Kanpur, Srinagar and Haldwani. Additionally, a new girls-only centre has been established at Varanasi from the academic session 2021-22. The meritorious students are selected on the basis of written test, interview and strict economic criteria, most of them come from rural backgrounds. Students securing seats in Engineering Colleges are provided scholarships, through GAIL Charitable & Educational Trust (GC&ET).