This basis led by educationist Ajay Bahadur Singh offers free medical teaching, meals, lodging facility and research supplies for economically weaker part and underprivileged kids from Odisha. On the very first 12 months in 2018, as many as 18 out of 20 students had certified the NEET.
Singh stated this 12 months the NEET had many challenges and uncertainties as a result of of the Covid scenario. The examination dates bought shifted many instances. “These students were facing problems in arranging food due to severe economic condition due to lockdown.Amid all these financial constraints and difficulties, they kept their dream of becoming a doctor alive. All of them have realized their dreams by qualifying NEET this year,” he added.
Khirodini Sahoo, daughter of a farmer from distant village in Angul district, secured 657 out of 720 marks within the entrance take a look at. Due to pandemic, her father didn’t get any job and the household confronted a tough time throughout lockdown. “After completion of Plus II in 2018, I had appeared NEET last year. But I couldn’t get a government medical college due to poor rank. As I belong to a poor family, I requested Zindagi Foundation for help. They took care of my food, lodging, preparation and other issues,” she added.
She had fallen sick throughout lockdown. She was rushed to a Bhubaneswar hospital from her village for therapy. The basis had helped her and supplied a room for her preparation after she bought cured from the sickness. “Elephants had damaged our house and paddy crop in village. My father did not get any other job to support family. I had no smart phone for online classes. But the foundation had given me one. I was going to a small hillock to get internet for online classes. Amid all these difficulties I finally get a good rank. I hope I may get a seat in the SCB medical college and hospital Cuttack,” she added.
Another candidate Satyajit Sahoo, who’s father use to vend greens on cycle, has secured 619 marks. “I have been preparing the examination during last three years. Finally the foundation gave me a platform to prepare for the NEET and got good mark,” he added.
Similarly, kids of roadside distributors, day by day labourer, betel store proprietor, fisherman, truck driver, milkman and safety guards bought certified the NEET with the assistance of this basis.