The JEE 2016 results were announced recently and brought great cheer to many engineering aspirants across the country.
The smell of success was sweeter still in Jammu and Kashmir with many students of the Indian Army’s Super 30 programme successfully cracking the highly-competitive exam.
15 engineering aspirants from the Super 30 programme are believed to have passed the prestigious examination with flying colours.
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The students were felicitated at a function organised by the Indian Army where Major General JS Nain, GOC, Baramulla Division, praised the hard work of the students.
The Tribune reports that Major Nain also announced plans to expand the programme to give more students a chance to benefit from it.
The Kashmir Super 30 programme was launched in 2014, following the tremendous success of the programme in Bihar. The programme offers intensive academic training for a period of 11-months. The training is offered free-of-cost to ensure that poor, meritorious students benefit from the initiative.
In Kashmir, the training is headed by the Indian Army in partnership with the Centre for Social Responsibility and Leadership.
The Super 30 programme is a part of Operation Sadbhavan, a welfare initiative headed by the Indian Army. The project has been underway for more than two and a half decades now.