Siddhartha Academy of General & Technical Education which has been running 18 educational institutions
started Siddhartha Foundation to serve as its philanthropic wing. Established in the year 1997, today
this institution is functioning with a corpus fund of Rs.7.15 crores and a membership strength of 345
members and 57 chief donors. The interest accruing on the corpus fund has been utilized to give financial
assistance by way of scholarships to the meritorious students belonging to the economically weaker sections
of the society studying at all levels right from the School level to the level of Universities
Based on categorical recommendation of the members, these scholarships are given to deserving students
hailing from our State for pursuing higher studies anywhere within the country without any gender or racial
or religious discrimination inviting applications every year through an advertisement in news papers
immediately on commencement of the academic year. From 1998 to 2018, the scholarships given by the
Siddhartha Foundation have benefited to 14096 students and an amount to the tune of Rs.5.15 crores.
For the academic year 2019-2020 Rs.40,00,000/- were granted and disbursed to 725 students studying right
from the school level to university level, comprising students studying in Schools, Intermediate & Degree
Colleges, Polytechnic, Engineering, Medicine, Pharmacy, Dental, CA, Law, B.Ed. etc courses.
From the academic year 2019-2020, Siddhartha foundation started a new scholarship called "Siddhartha
Scholars Scholarship” for meritorious students who joined in I year during 2019-2020 academic year in
National Institutes or Central universities.
By way of contributions to the Prime Minister's and Chief Minister's relief funds in the events of natural
disasters and towards programs undertaken by various service organisations for social welfare causes, along
with regular scholarships, the foundation has widened its scope of social service. So far, these contributions
towards various social welfare causes have reached up to Rs.20.92 lakhs.