PATNA: Actress Priyanka Chopra has praised the work of mathematician and founder of Super 30 Anand Kumar in preparing children from humble background to crack IIT.
“Kumar’s work for the underprivileged students is inspiring,” Priyanka said in a statement after Anand Kumar presented a copy of the book on his life and work titled “Super 30: Anand Kumar” to her in New Delhi.
The biography on Anand Kumar has been published by Penguin Random House and Prabhat Prakashan in English and Hindi respectively.
The 33-year-old “Mary Kom” star praised the efforts of the mathematician for youths hailing from deprived family, the statement added.
Chopra had on earlier occasions also lauded the functioning of Super 30 which has helped more than 325 students since its inception in 2002 crack IIT.
Super 30 is a program under which Anand selects 30 students from underprivileged sections and provides them free-of-cost mentoring for IIT entrance.–PTI