Swabhiman Jayant Patil

Swabhiman Jayant Patil comes from a small village, Kurdu, in the Solapur district of Maharashtra. His parents and elder sister constitute his small family. His father is a farmer and his mother, a homemaker. His father actively engages in social activities and is an organizer of Sarpanches in Maharashtra. His sister recently graduated with a […]

Mayank Kumar

Mayank Kumar hails from Khagaria district of Bihar. He is a hardworking, a goal oriented and a focused individual. He completed his 10th and 12th standard studies from his home district and scored 72.6% and 81.6% respectively. He comes from a financially weak background where his father is the sole bread earner of the family […]

Alapan Porel

Alapan Porel lives in a village named Kotshimul which is located in the Purba Burdwan district of West Bengal. He completed his schooling from Nirbhoupur B.G. Nilkantha Shiksha Niketan and secured 74% in his 12th standard. He had enrolled in Jogesh Chandra Choudhary Law College, while preparing for the law entrance examinations with IDIA. Alapan […]

Loveneesh DHAKAD

Loveneesh hails from Dupariya, a small village in Vidisha, Madhya Pradesh. He lost his father in 2010 and he currently lives with his mother and two sisters. His mother is a homemaker. The family relies on only Rs. 40,000 that they get as rental income annually. Therefore, they have to endure many financial hardships. Loveneesh […]


Ratan is the son of a farmer who earns Rs. 90,000 annually. Both his parents have not attended college. He belongs to the Scheduled Caste category and has three siblings (one brother and two sisters). He is a very bright student who has scored 88% and 71% in the 10th and 12th standards, respectively, in […]


Rishiraj, a cheerful young man who can brighten your day with his positive energy, hails from the Banka district of Bihar, which is one of the most underdeveloped districts of the state when it comes to educational infrastructure. He completed his 10th standard from Simaria with a CGPA of 10 out of 10 and 12th […]

Gyanesh Mishra

Gyanesh Mishra belongs to Madhupur, a city in Deoghar district of Jharkhand. He completed his 10th standard education from Carmel School, Madhupur, scoring an aggregate of 88% and his 12th standard from Mount Litera Zee School, Deoghar. He topped his school in the 12th standard with an aggregate score of 92% in the commerce stream. Gyanesh’s […]

Mridula Manoj

Mridula, a native of Wayanad district in Kerala, belongs to the Kattunayakan tribe (a Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group) and falls under the Below Poverty Line category. She is the eldest among the children in her family and has two younger siblings – a sister in the 8th grade and a brother in the 5th grade. […]

Anmol Raj 

Anmol Raj hails from Sonbhadra in Uttar Pradesh. His father works as a sweeper at the Gram Panchayat and supports the family of four with a monthly salary of about Rs. 32,000 when Anmol joined IDIA. Life didn’t come easy for Anmol. He was born with a defect in his left eye, due to which […]


Banavath Brahmam hails from Nalgonda district in Telangana, where he lives with his parents. He completed his 10th standard from Alpha High School in his district scoring a CGPA of 9.7 out of 10. He pursued his senior secondary in the humanities stream from Narayana IAS Academy and secured a remarkable 97.4% in his 12th […]