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Dr. Tom Jacobsen Interacts with PDRC family and students

08 Oct 2013

Kathmandu-Oct 4, 2013- PDRC successfully organized and facilitated an interaction event among Dr. Tom Jacobsen, PDRC board members and Students. Interaction event with the board members and the students were held separately on the same date.

Dr. Tom Jacobsen is a Hydraulic Engineer and CEO of Jarla AS. He has been a well-wisher of PDRC since long and founder of Dr. Tom Jacobsen Scholarship Fund. The fund has imparted over 100 scholarships to the needy and talented students to support their higher education, among which, 50% scholarships are still running. During his brief stay at Kathmandu, Dr. Tom visited PDRC office and attended a meeting with PDRC staff members and board members which was intended to let him know the current status of PDRC, its achievements and challenges.

On the same day, Dr. Tom Jacobsen met over 60 recipients of Dr. Tom Jacobsen Fund Scholarship in a separate event and had a formal and informal interaction with them.  In the same event, Dr. Jacobsen congratulated 10 recent graduate students who were the recipients of DTJF PayBack scholarship with garlands. These young people are now engaged in their respective profession including medical, paramedical, management, hospitality and various other fields. 

 
In the interaction event, students from diverse background told the story of their struggle, DTJS support and the story of their success. Dr. Tom expressed a great joy to see his support being maximized by PDRC to the utmost benefit of the students. He also asked the students to keep faith in themselves, work hard and reap the benefit of IT revolution to achieve success in life. 
 
The event was hosted by two PDRC students Ganga Sundas and Pratiksya Budathoki, who are also the recipients of Dr. Tom Jacobsen Scholarship Fund. 
 


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