Kanpur, Aug 26: The founder of the renowned 'Super30' coaching centre of Bihar, Anand Kumar, has appealed to students of IITs to devote their skills for the development of rural areas of India instead of leaving the country in search of greener pastures.
"The time has come for (students) to share their knowledge and skills for the benefit of their countrymen instead of pursuing career goals and personal success. It is the need of the hour," Kumar told the students of IIT, Kanpur, here during an interaction with them last evening.
Talking about the pattern of the IIT-JEE, Kumar said there was a need for changing the same as it was not favourable for students from the weaker sections.
As to Super30, Kumar said that the celebrated coaching system would be now expanded to include Uttar Pradesh.
The Super30 programme selects 30 meritorious candidates each year from economically-backward sections of society and trains them for the IIT-JEE, the examination for entrance into the premier Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT).