Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore is all set to host a free civil services coaching centre for students from poor and middle-class backgrounds, with the state government announcing the proposal for the centre on Thursday (15 November), as reported by India Today.
The academy aims at providing the students with the resources for practice so that the students can clear and secure good ranks in the examinations that are conducted every year by institutions like Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) or the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC).
The Minister of Municipal Administration, S P Velumani announced the venture after a ceremony after he distributed laptops to students of 10 Corporation Schools in Coimbatore. The Minister said that the students not just from Coimbatore but also from other districts of the state will benefit from the academy.
He further added, "Coaching centres to help those appearing for the interview would also be set up, as many have failed for lack of skills in the interviews."
As you are no doubt aware, Swarajya is a media product that is directly dependent on support from its readers in the form of subscriptions. We do not have the muscle and backing of a large media conglomerate nor are we playing for the large advertisement sweep-stake.
Our business model is you and your subscription. And in challenging times like these, we need your support now more than ever.
We deliver over 10 - 15 high quality articles with expert insights and views. From 7AM in the morning to 10PM late night we operate to ensure you, the reader, get to see what is just right.
Becoming a Patron or a subscriber for as little as Rs 1200/year is the best way you can support our efforts.