Amit Kumar Bhandari, an alumnus of Vivekanand Vidya Mandir Inter College, Lohaghat Champawat, is a man of many parts. A hacker, an app developer, a teacher are just a few words to describe this young boy from Uttarakhand.
Hailing from the quaint hilly town of Lohaghat, Amit grew up in a humble family. While in school he loved science subjects and mathematics more than anything else. He would spend hours solving equations and try to put into practical exercise everything he learned in schools. His inquisitiveness drew his teacher’s attention at school who always were eager to help him.
“I am indebted to the teachers of Vidya Mandir. My school only had classes till 8th standard who I had to move to a government school for 9th and 10th. But whatever I had learned till class 8 is what will help me move ahead in life”, Amit mentioned with a smile.
Apart from studies, Amit also loved to serve people in need. “My school would take part in a number of social work involving us. So, from a very young age I understood why it was necessary to help people selflessly”, said Amit.
This act of selfless service, which he had imbibed from his school with his certitude, had led him to start his initiative of rendering free coaching to students for competitive exams. “Last year during the lockdown, a number of coaching centres which prepare students for competitive exams were shut down. I realized that I needed to support these students to my best capacity and started offering free tuition”, said Amit.
A free online tuition class which started with only a few students kept growing with each passing day. More and more students kept joining his classes which he renders through the Telegram App. Currently Amit is helping a little over 6000 students for various competitive exams. His classes can be attained through the following links:
Amit has been covered by various newspapers for developing Chattership App which is an Indian competitor of WhatsApp when he was in 12th standard.
Currently Amit is pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in Humanities alongside all his noble services.
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