The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath on Sunday announced a statewide free coaching facility program to help students prepare for various competitive examinations named ‘Abhyudaya’.
The free coaching facility will start from the upcoming Basant Panchmi, the day of worship to the goddess of learning, Saraswati. The announcement was made while addressing the 71st Uttar Pradesh Sthapna Divas on Sunday.
With the announcement of the free coaching program, the chief minister fulfilled his promise that no student of Uttar Pradesh will have to leave the state for learning in other states.
Adityanath had made the promise while grappling with the challenge of bringing back to the state over 30,000 students from Kota in Rajasthan where they har been undergoing coaching for various competitive examinations amid the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak.
Yogi Adityanath stated that “From the day of Basant Panchami, ‘Abhyudaya’, the free coaching facility for students of the state appearing in various competitive examinations.”
“In the first phase, it will be in 18 divisional headquarters of the state, where coaching will be imparted physically and virtually. Officials will also devote their time and experts will also be posted there.”
“The classes will be held physically as well as virtually and guidance will be given for various examinations be it the NEET, IITJEE, NDA, CDS or, UPSC examinations. The coaching centers will give a new platform to youths and motivate them to scale new heights.”
“We have seen that this year, the social welfare department identified over 1.43 lakh youths who excelled in various fields and were given scholarships. From this year, we will be identifying three to five people who have given a new identity to the state in the country as well as the world. We will be honoring them with UP Gaurav Samman.”
The educational infrastructure of various universities and colleges would be used for providing this facility to students, the chief minister noted. A panel will be formed to overlook the program.