Nigaah, Indus Valley School sign MoU
KARACHI: Pakistan’s biggest art awards, Nigaah Art Awards that took place at Mohatta Palace in 2017 had numerous segments executed that night. Out of those many segments, one which was very close to everyone’s heart was to raise funds for deserving students, says a Press release.
It comprised of an art auction to raise funds for a scholarship program and some of Pakistan’s very talented and well known painters namely: Khusro Subzwari, Dr. Wasif, Chitra Pritam, Shahzad Zar, Hanif Shahzad, Hussain Chandio, S.M Fawad and Farrukh Shahab donated their work for this noble cause. An art collector Shabkhez Mahmood also donated two paintings for this auction.
The vision behind this auction segment was to generate as much money as possible so that scholarships are offered to deserving candidates. We are pleased to announce that a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Nigaah magazine and Indus Valley School to initiate the Nigaah Tauqeer Muhajir scholarship program where Nigaah will raise funds and donate Rupees Two Million on an annual basis. This Scholarship will be provided to the deserving students studying in any discipline and / or at any level of education at Indus Valley School. The first tranche of Rupees One Million raised from the auction has already been given to Indus Valley School.
This MoU was signed between Tauqeer Muhajir Editor, Nigaah Magazine and Samina Raees Khan, Executive Director, IVS, in 2018 for 4-year tenure i.e. 2018-2022.