PINTAR – SCHOOL EDUCATION PROGRAMME
PINTAR (Promoting Intelligence, Nurturing Talent and Advocating Responsibility) is a programme in line with the Government’s call under the Ninth Malaysia Plan and 2006 Budget on public-private partnerships for sustainable education development. Two key thrusts of PINTAR’s mission are to raise motivation to learn and to ensure a conducive learning environment for school children.
I&P Group is one of 26 GLCs participating in PINTAR, a social responsibility programme. To-date the group have adopted 16 under-served primary schools in rural areas of Penang, Kedah, Pahang and Kelantan. Each were provided financial support for a period of 3 years. The support covers mostly the curriculum for year 6 students undertaking their UPSR examinations, special needs classes as well as the yearly back-to-school assistance to poor students identified by the school.
Among the schools that were adopted under this programme includes:
Sek. Keb. Sg. Nibong, Penang
Sek. Keb. Bkt Gelugor, Penang
Sek. Keb.Kuala Triang, Pahang
Sek. Keb. Kuala Bera, Pahang
Sek. Keb. Titi Gantong, Kedah
Sek. Keb. Seri Inas, Kedah
Sek. Keb. Dalam Wang, Kedah
Sek. Keb. Rambong Pulai, Kedah
Sek. Keb. Ulu Sedaka, Kedah
Sek. Keb. Seri Jemerli, Kedah
Sek. Keb. Bunot Payong, Kelantan
Sek. Keb. Kedai Buloh (2), Kelantan
Sek. Keb. Perol, Kelantan
Sek. Keb.Banggol Saman, Kelantan
Apart from PINTAR , the company has also made contributions during 2008 to 2013 to Yayasan Tun Ismail Mohamad Ali Education Fund. This scholarship fund has been established for placement of deserving students into top universities in the UK and offers research grants for investment and corporate finance studies for students in UiTM, USM, UUM , UIAM , and UTM.
I&P Group continues to contribute yearly to seven local universities as well as other related causes to help provide financial assistance to poor students in their studies through our tithe funds.