NEW DELHI : It was a proud moment for RailTel a Mini Ratna PSU of Ministry of Railways when all 32 students of its CSR project Akansha Super 30 Dehradun, Uttarakhand made it to JEE Mains 2023 bringing them one step closer to securing admission to premiere league engineering colleges like IIT, NIT and other Govt engineering colleges of India.
RailTel, in association with Centre for Social Responsibility and leadership (CSRL), New Delhi, established a Super 30 Centre at Dehradun in 2015. This coaching centre provides free coaching, boarding and lodging to about 30 underprivileged but talented students from Uttarakhand for 11 months for admission examinations of reputed engineering colleges like IIT, NIT and state engineering colleges.
The 30 students chosen for dedicated coaching are selected on the basis of an examination which tests their knowledge, mental ability and career aspirations. This year 2 additional students were taken for coaching. Thus total 32 students were coached during the year 2022-2023. After completing their engineering graduation, many students get placements in various companies of repute.
Expressing his delight over this tremendous result, Sh. Sanjai Kumar, CMD/RailTel said, “The performance of the centre has been exceptional as 194 out of 207 students finally made it to IIT/ NIT’s or other engineering colleges since inception of this project.
It is the hard work of the students that is helping them forge a successful career. We are happy to play a small role in mentoring these talented kids in their journey of becoming Engineers. RailTel is committed to undertake sincere efforts for fulfilling its obligations towards society through such CSR initiatives. Besides Super 30 project, the company is also undertaking other CSR initiatives in different sectors at different places of the country.