[Fake]: NGO Prerana, Infosys and scholarship for students
Message:- This message has been in circulation in a number of Whatsapp Groups.
“If you have come across any bright students coming from poor financial background who have finished their 10th standard this year and scored more than 80%, please ask them to contact the NGO – Prerana (Supported by Infosys foundation).
The NGO is conducting a written test and those who clear the test will be eligible for financial help for their further studies.
Please ask the students to contact the people mentioned below to get the form:
580, Shubhakar, 44th cross, 1st A main road, Jayanagar, 7th block, Bangalore.
- Ms. Saraswati – 9900906338 2. Mr. Shivkumar – 99866 30301 3. Ms. Bindu – 99645 34667
Even if you don’t know anyone, please pass on this info, someone might be in need of this. www.infosys.com/infosys-foundation”
Fact Check: The three numbers are not reachable. Moreover, the spokesperson of Infosys, clarified that the message is completely wrong and Infosys is no way associated with the Prerana foundation. The NGO clarified that they continue to help poor students under various other schemes but no such scheme is available at the moment.