Mumbai: The 12th edition of the Fair & Lovely Foundation scholarship programme was held in Mumbai.
The event, as per the statement issued on Friday, was held to award scholarships to selected women from across India showcasing outstanding academic records, and awe-inspiring desire to become self-reliant.
Noted dignitaries from distinguished backgrounds including actress Lara Dutta, humanitarian Lila Poonawala amongst others were seen talking about their association with the programme and supporting women’s aim to break economic barriers and become self sufficient, said the statement.
The event saw a flurry of activities including enchanting performances by Terence Lewis’ group and versatile singer, Vasudha Sharma which left the audience spell bound.
Fair & Lovely Foundation, as per the statement, has been constantly working towards making women self-reliant and supporting their dreams of establishing an independent identity.
The programme assists women who exhibit a strong drive to succeed and break social economic barriers to achieve independence and economic empowerment.