Students of Aakash Institute, the
national leader in test preparatory services, Chirag Falor and Abhinav Baranwal
have been felicitated with the Pradhan Mantri Innovative Learning Programme –
‘DHRUV’ by Hon’ble
Vice President of India, Shri Venkaiah Naidu and Hon’ble HRD Minister, Shri
Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ for their excellent contribution in the field of
Science and Arts.
DHRUV is a unique
program to identify talented students and mentor them in the center of
excellence for 14 days so that they can reach their full potential and work for
the society in a better manner. The programme was inaugurated by PM Narendra
Modi on 10th October 2019 from ISRO headquarters, Bangalore.
Chirag and Abhinav, Mr. Aakash Chaudhry, CEO & Whole-time Director,
Aakash Educational Services Limited (AESL) and Founder
& Trustee at Plaksha University,said, “It is a
matter of great pride that two students of Aakash Institute, Chirag and Abhinav
have been honoured with such an award. We
are delighted that the hard work put in by them has paid off. The
prestigious award will further boost the morale of Aakash Institute and its
students to achieve great success and heights in their lives”.
The DHRUV programme was started by the Government of India to identify and encourage
talented children to enrich their skills and knowledge. DHRUV has brought together 60 talented students, 30
students from Science and 30 students from Performing Arts, from schools all
across India, both government and private, who broadly belong to classes 9 to
The valedictory programme held
recently was the concluding programme, which includes demonstration of projects
by the Science Group, a cultural performance by the Performing Arts Group and a
joint choir of all 60 students, choreographed by professionals. This D-day celebrated
the successful launch of the Phase-I of the Pradhan Mantri Innovative Learning Programme – ‘DHRUV’. Students of the
first batch of DHRUV are entitled Dhruv Taras, as each student is presented
with a special memento.