20 Sep,19

Mathematician Anand Kumar, founder of Super 30, honoured with Education Excellence Award in the United State for contribution in the field of education

By: Aman Kumar Singh

Super 30 founder, mathematician Anand Kumar has been awarded an honourable teaching award in the United State for contribution in the education field to the country’s needy students in India. Mathematician Anand Kumar is an Indian educator best known for his program ‘Super 30’ which coach underprivileged student for admission to India’s premier technology institutes i.e. IITs.

 The Education Excellence Award has been given to Mr Anand Kumar by the Foundation For Excellence(FFE), at a function on the occasion of the organization's 25th anniversary gala in San Jose, California.FFE is a non-profit organization (located in Santa Clara, California) that provides funds for higher education to students who are academically gifted and from very low-income families.

 Mr Kumar said that "Making quality education accessible to the masses will make a huge difference to the world by solving the core issues of poverty, unemployment, population explosion, environmental degradation and a lot more".

While receiving applause from a gathering comprising eminent personalities, Mr Kumar said that “Indians have been doing wonders in different fields across the globe, including the USA, and it would be immensely satisfying for them to give something back to their society. There can be no gift more precious than education". He said that there is no bigger gift than education and that it has the power to transform the lives of people.

He also said that "Through my small endeavour of Super 30, I have experienced how the smile of success on the face one first-generation learner brings cheers not only for the entire family but triggers hope for the entire community. This is what the world needs and your efforts will trigger hope for millions”.