Pune, February 6, 2023: udChalo, a leading consumer-tech start-up company that exclusively serves India’s defense forces and their dependents, announced scholarships for 32 AIT students on February 1, 2023. General Manoj Pande, PVSM, AVSM, VSM, ADC, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) graced the event as Chief Guest, followed by scholarship distribution to the students. Aimed to further augment the role of building a nation, udChalo is creating opportunities for deserving students.
udChalo has collaborated with AIT in Pune since 2018. Through this scholarship, every year, 32 talented students are given the opportunity to seek higher educational pursuits on the basis of their merit. This scholarship comes to the aid of these competitive students. udChalo, in partnership with the AIT administration, identifies these students who are deserving of this scholarship. The AIT scholarship encourages students, right from the beginning of their education, to become a solid defense shield for our country to veterans and after.
Ravi Kumar, founder, and CEO, udChalo said, “It has been observed that our colleges, such as AIT, serve as an incubator for developing the best-armed force personnel, providing them with hands-on experience to develop a solution-oriented analytical approach. This scholarship motivates and inspires the students to hold on to a core value of humanity with a strong defense shell for the country in the future.”
Committed to the motto of “Making life simpler for soldiers” udChalo’s AIT scholarships is a testament to the brand’s support to the armed forces. Apart from this, udChalo has recently tied up with Seed Spark’s five-month online entrepreneurship program.
With these initiatives udChalo is being instrumental in lives of jawans from the beginning of their careers up to their retirement and beyond.
About the Company
udChalo is a leading Consumer Technology Company catering to the armed forces and their dependents. With the vision of ‘Making life simple for soldiers’, udChalo offers Travel, Housing, Financial Services, Consumer Electronics, and Utility bill payment facility for its user base.
udChalo is a 10 year old company formed in Sep 2012, headed by the alumni of the Army Institute of Technology and Stanford Graduate School of Business (Seed). Today, through its website (www.udChalo.com) and its Super app and more than 70 outreach centres udChalo caters to more than 2.8 million serving Defence Personnel, defence veterans, and their families. The estimated CAGR is over 495% in the last 5 years.
It was one of the leading start-up honoured with the national start-up award 2021 in the travel category and ranked 7th at the Economic Times ET Rise awards among India’s Fastest Growing MSME 2021.
udChalo is registered under the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA), Govt of India, and is an IATA-registered agency. It holds ERI License from the Department of Income Tax. udChalo has been a recipient of the CRISIL Rating of CCAS2.
For more details visit the website – https://www.udchalo.com/