Patna: After Time magazine, Newsweek has
taken note of the initiative of mathematician Anand Kumar’s
`Super 30` and included his school in the list of four most
innovative schools in the world in its latest edition.
According to the US magazine Newsweek, the effort of
Anand Kumar for the underprivileged students is "incredible"
as his help of educational and moral support has facilitated
the poor students study almost 16 hours every day and qualify
the entrance test of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT),
known as toughest test in India.
Time Magazine had earlier this year selected Kumar`s
school - Super 30 - in the list of Best school of Asia 2010.
When contacted, Kumar said it had further emboldened his
strength to guide the underprivileged to deliver.
"This is a great recognition, which will not only
motivate me, but also the students to do even better. I am
happy that my small initiative has brought Bihar on the
international map for positive reasons," he said.
Special envoy of the US President, Brack Obama, Rashad
Hussian who visited Super 30 had described it as "the best of
In the last three years, all 30 students of `Super 30`
have made it to the IIT JEE.