GUWAHATI, Aug 4 - �Super 30�, a residential coaching programme for BPL students launched by Oil India Limited (OIL) in 2011 as part of its CSR initiatives, is giving rich dividends to the PSU.
OIL CMD Utpal Bora today said since inception, altogether 828 students were trained under the programme, of which 595 have been well placed in various colleges. �153 have made it to the IITs and 17 of them are already working in PSUs,� Bora said.
OIL has spent Rs 16 crore under the project so far. The PSU is spending Rs 2.5 lakh per student per year.
The programme was launched under the academic guidance of Patna Super 30 co-founder Abhayanand. OIL had engaged Centre for Social Responsibility and Leadership (CSRL), a New Delhi-based NGO, for the free 11-month residential coaching programme. OIL has set up six centres for the programme at Guwahati, Nagaon, Jorhat, Dibrugarh, Itanagar and Jodhpur.
Meritorious BPL students who have secured 75 per cent marks in higher secondary examination are eligible for the coaching. The students are picked through a screening test.