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Teacher shows the way to meritorious students in Bhopal

Rajendra Jasuja has been mentoring meritorious students in Bhopal for the last 14 years. His is a story of determination as he overcame restricted physical movement to continue teaching.

bhopal Updated: Sep 09, 2015 11:19 IST
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Rajendra Jasuja at Subhash Excellence School in Bhopal. (Praveen Bajpai/HT photo)
Rajendra Jasuja at Subhash Excellence School in Bhopal. (Praveen Bajpai/HT photo)

Rajendra Jasuja has been mentoring meritorious students in Bhopal for the last 14 years. His is a story of determination as he overcame restricted physical movement to continue teaching.

An accounts and business studies teacher in Subhash Higher Secondary School for Excellence, Jasuja and his colleagues have been maintaining 100% pass rate in Class 12 board exams for the last few years.

“I met with an accident in the year 2000. Both hip joints were replaced with artificial ones. After the accident I could barely walk... My restricted mobility never stopped me from teaching students with full dedication,” the government school teacher said.
In 2013, students of his class bagged all the top four positions in the merit list of Class 12 board exams.

In the year 2013, students of his class scored all the top four ranks in state level merit list of class 12 board exams which is a huge achievement for a government school. There were 16 students from his class who scored position in merit list. Various authors who write books of accountancy subject for the students of class 11 and 12 gave special thanks to Jasuja through their books.

When asked is there anything special which he teaches in his class he said, "I set a target to complete the course by November. I conduct tests after completing every chapter and check copies in front of students. I make sure that every weak student sits with a bright student. I collect data from various websites and serve it to my students. I prefer to use ICSE and CBSE course books so that my students can get high level education".

Jasuja has been felicitated by various organisations for his extraordinary contribution in teaching but he never received any government award. According to Jasuja one has to apply for government awards which he does not like to do.