In a first of its kind event, the Hon'ble Minister of Human Resource Development Sh. Prakash Javadekar felicitated 46 students who achieved high in their XII exams, despite hailing from economically weakest of weaker sections. Gun Gaurav , the felicitation ceremony held today at Minister's residence was an acknowledgement of the consistent efforts and merit of these students . " Hearty congratulation to all of you, who braved the most difficult circumstances to become great achievers in the exam", the Minister congratulated them.
During interaction with the students, the Minister saluted their extraordinary effort, and grit and determination which have landed them in reputed colleges as well. He expressed immense pleasure that most of them aspired to become teachers in their future. The students were also given books of Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam and Veergatha series as gifts. During the interaction, the Minister was also given surprise gifts of Paintings by the students. Most of the felicitated students are hailing from one room houses across different slums in Delhi facing challenges of poverty.