“Age is nothing but just a number” and many Indian kids with their talent are significantly proving this quote. These young heroes with their inspiring stories are motivating the entire generation who wants to make it big in life. 65% of India’s population is young and under the age of 35, which is why, we at Aakash, thought of bringing you a list of 5 young Indians that are not only making the nation proud but are also an immense source of inspiration for the young’uns.
The tech world never goes out of words when praising Tanmay Bakshi – the youngest IBM Watson Programmer. Born in 2003, Tanmay started coding at the age of 5. With a couple of apps labelled under his name on the Apple app store, he enjoys coding in his free time and has become an internet sensation at a young age of 13. Furthermore, Tanmay has a YouTube channel named “Tanmay Teaches” with more than 22,000 subscribers and 150 videos.
Subhendu Kumar Sahu
Subhendu Kumar Sahu, a Child National Award winner, has developed a device that helps farmers in sprinkling pesticides, sowing, tilling of soil and more. Hailing from Ganjam district of Odisha, Subhendu has won several other state and national level competitions. Firm determination and constant strive for success can take you to places, and the success story of Subhendu Kumar Sahu showcases it the best.
2013 was the year when 13-year-old Satyam Kumar became an inspiration for IIT aspirants nationwide. Though he cleared the examination in 2012 as well, unhappy with his score, Satyam decided to appear again for the examination in 2013. Securing an all-India rank of 679, Satyam also aims at qualifying civil services examination in future. In an interview, Satyam quoted that he dedicated 6 hours each day for focused preparation and doesn’t like being called a bookworm as he enjoys playing football, watching movies and fiddling with smartphones. His firm determination to score well can be taken as an example to teach students aiming for IIT that success comes to you when you plan it with a clear vision.
Labelled as the “Google Boy”, Kautilya Pandit hails from Karnal district of Haryana. From reeling out statistics of 213 countries to having answers on his fingertips to all questions about geography, politics, economy and more, Kautilya also has an impressive recalling capacity. He has also appeared as a guest on popular television show – Kaun Banega Crorepati.
Afraid of the word ‘illiteracy’, Brijesh Saroj made it to IIT-B after tackling every hardship that came between his dream of making big. Son of a weaver, Brijesh wanted to make it big in life to prove that talent and dedication know no boundaries and can take you to great places. He joined IIT-Bombay in 2015 and took an oath to make education readily available to his village kids and kept his promise well.
To Sum It Up!
Feels good that the future of our country is in such bright hands. So, if you too are interested in science and technology just like these masterminds mentioned above, then you must visit science museums and planetariums to feed your brain with information and workings of the universe. Furthermore, you can gauge your understanding by appearing in various maths and science Olympiads. Though Olympiad preparation is different from your regular school one, firm determination and right approach can take you to places.
Make sure your Olympiad preparation is on point and backed well with curiosity and a dream to make it big.
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