sukram-baberiyaMason couple's son turns IIT-Kharagpur dream into reality

The Times of India (July 13, 2021)

Gujarat: Mason couple's son turns IIT dream into reality

VADODARA: Picking up one brick after another to help his parents, who worked as masons at construction sites in Ahmedabad, all Sukram Baberiya dreamt of was building a better future for himself and his family.

Taking a significant step in this direction, the youth from a tribal village in Dahod has secured a seat in the Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT) Kharagpur.

The 21-year-old already has a BTech in biotechnology from Navsari Agriculture University under his belt. He appeared for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) and has got into the premier institute where he will pursue MTech in Agriculture Biotechnology.

Like many tribal boys from humble background, Baberiya studied till Class 8 in a government school and then joined a grant-in-aid school in his village. After clearing the Class X exam from this school, he took admission in the state-run Adarsh Nivasi Shala in Dahod. (Read More)