Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday felicitated seven students from different districts of the state who have attained good ranks in the IIT entrance exams and gave each of them a laptop and Rs.1 lakh as a mark of recognition.
At the programme at his official residence, the Chief Minister said that Vishnu Gupta from Sultanpur, Kapoor Saroj and Shubham Yadav from Pratapgarh, Muzammil Khan and Alok Maurya from Sonebhadra, Neelesh Yadav from Amethi and Shashank Awasthi from Rae Bareli were exemplary examples for other students to emulate.
Praising the hard work and toil of these meritorious students, the Chief Minister highlighted how they had not only fought adverse financial and social conditions to achieve their goals and wished them all the best for a bright future.
Akhilesh Yadav also appealed to students to help weak and poor students all through their life, even after getting jobs and climbing the ladder of success. (IANS)