Dr. Abdul Kalam has rightly said that teaching is a very noble profession that shapes an individual’s character, calibre, and future.
We bring you the inspiring story of Mr. Subhash Charan: the famous GK Guru and the Founder of ‘GK By Subhash Charan’ YouTube channel, who really made a difference and contributed a lot to the Education sector.
Hailing from a small district of Rajasthan, to becoming such an inspiring personality for millions of his students, Mr. Charan has fought through a lot of struggles to achieve his dreams. He always knew the importance of education in the life of a child. He did his schooling at Pilania Academy and graduated from Chaudhary College from his native state, Rajasthan. He is one of the famous, trusted, and most amazing educators, teaching General Knowledge (GK) for a number of competitive exams, conducted at state and national level. Generally, GK & Current Affairs constitute a major & important portion of any competitive exams in India. Sir is famous for his unique teaching style & his ways to help students understand concepts in the form of a story that helps them remember each & every topic quite easily and perform well during their exams.
He took teaching out of the confines of the four walls and contributed to Education through his YouTube channel. He started this channel with an aim to offer GK-related educational videos to maximum students possible and help them prepare well for their exams. His noble initiative which kicked off with holding classes on YouTube led to 1 million subscribers and has also bagged a Silver button.
As it is said, “Appreciation helps you perform better”. So is the case here, encouraged and appreciated by the growth of his YouTube channel, he set up an offline institution to delivery face-to-face quality education to his students. This “Subhash Charan Gurukul” in Taranagar today has hundreds of students enrolled in it, who are learning and heading towards a brighter future. There is a team of expert educators, teaching various combinations of subjects for different competitive exams, especially those which are conducted at Rajasthan state level. The overwhelming response by students on the inauguration day is the proof that Mr. Charan has revolutionized competitive exam preparation in Rajasthan.
His contributions and passion for spreading knowledge didn’t stopped here. He joined hands with one of the North-India’s leading E-learning platforms, Dhurina with an ultimate goal to spread quality education at affordable prices to students. There are 90+ quality-based courses available on Dhurina application for a number of Rajasthan competitive exams and GK & Current Affairs.
Although, the application offers more than 300 courses for the preparation of various competitive exams, skill development and more by the expert educators of the country.
Following the principle of “Vidya daan, Maha daan”, Sir Subhash Charan refused to all the proposals offered to him by well-funded, big companies as his aim is not to make money but to ensure that there shouldn’t be any stone left unturned for any student out there who has the calibre and works hard to achieve his dreams. His revolutionary thoughts and work in the field of education has turned students into learners and all the sources, both online and offline as a great learning center.
He is more than a teacher, he is a social worker and community leader. During Covid-19 pandemic, he made every possible effort to ensure to help maximum people of the society so that one should not die out of hunger or basic necessities, while fight this disease.
It is very difficult to help others during the hard times. But, he came forward like a messenger of God and helped numerous COVID-19 patients/fighters by donating a sum of INR 5 lakhs during the lockdown. He upheld more than 200 families and distributed among them, ration for seven days. He disseminated more than one lakh masks and more than 1,000 sanitizers during the pandemic.
The list of his good deeds, efforts and contributions to the society is countless and unexplainable in a combination of limited words. He is a true inspiration and the epitome of success and a socially responsible citizen.