Super 30 founder and noted mathematician Anand Kumar was felicitated in the US with a prestigious teaching award for his contributions towards imparting education to the country’s needy students.
The Education Excellence Award 2019 was presented to the 46-year-old Kumar by the Foundation For Excellence (FFE) at a function on the occasion of the organisation’s 25th anniversary gala in San Jose, California, NDTV reported.
Speaking at the event, Kumar exhorted the strong Indian community living in the USA and across the world to help education become the strongest weapon to fight all the problems of the world. “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,” he said.
Kumar has been running a highly innovative Super 30 programme for the last 18 years to mentor 30 students free off cost through a year-long residential coaching for India”s premiere IIT-JEE.