geographical location, challenging circumstances and the lack of proper
guidance often become the biggest obstacles in the way of talented youngsters
achieving their academic and career goals. Keeping in view these challenges,
State Government established Yuvoday Academy to provide proper guidance and
free coaching facility to the youngsters in remote and Naxal-affected areas of
Bastar. This initiative has yielded promising results.
Out of the 43 talented
students who received the free coaching and counseling at the Yuvoday Academy,
32 students have successfully cracked NEET exam. Daughter of a rural farmer
family, Parvati Kokde’s dream of becoming is also coming true now. She has been
selected for MBBS in Government Medical College Kanker after the counseling.
Likewise, other students from Yuvoday Academy have been selected for the
nursing, pharmacy, veterinary courses.
Parvati’s family is
overjoyed to learn about her selection for MBBS. Parvati is the youngest
daughter of Shri Ghanshyam Kokde, a farmer of Borigaon in Bakavand block of
Bastar district. Her mother Rambati is a housewife and she helps her husband in
the farming-related work. Guidance and
coaching provided at Yuvoday Academy, under the supervision of Collector Rajat
Bansal, has helped Parvati to achieve her goal. It is noteworthy that both
online and offline classes are being conducted at Yuvoday Academy to guide and
support the students.