Rural Electrification Corporation (REC), a Central Public Sector Enterprise under the Ministry of Power, on 18 July 2013 promised financial assistance to provide free one year residential JEE/IIT coaching and mentoring 20 underprivileged meritorious students from Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir and Delhi under the Abhayanand Super 30 initiative. REC did this as part of its CSR initiative.
The Programme is expected to help the aspiring students to successfully compete and gain admission in prestigious engineering colleges of the country.
This initiative, co-founded by Abhayanand, presently Director General of Police, Bihar, for providing free coaching to 30 students of Bihar, has achieved high success rates, and over the years, has expanded to become the National Super 100, by providing coaching to 100 students from underprivileged sections of society in seven centres across the country, with the vision of transforming the lives of deserving children with little or no means. The selection of the students is done through transparent procedure.
When: 18 July 2013.