Last night at London’s Wembley Stadium Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave a shout out to Imran Khan, a teacher from Rajasthan while talking about his idea of India, . PM loves the contribution done by Mr Khan.
Imran s a 37-year-old teacher tirelessly pursuing the task of making education more accessible to everyone through digital media. Though he teach Sanskrit & is an employee of Rajasthan government, he developed over 50 free apps on subjects such as GK & English for Android users.
“In Rajasthan’s Alwar there is a man called Imran Khan. He has made 50 mobile apps. And Alwar’s Imran Khan dedicated those apps to the students for free,” Modi said in London. “My India is in that Imran Khan from Alwar.”
Khan says . “I am Imran Khan, a teacher in Sanskrit Education Department from Rajasthan. GKTalk is my web portal for educational purpose to provide a support to Hindi medium students,” he writes on his web portal.
Apps have basic design and fairly basic content. Almost all of his apps on the Play store have a rating of four stars or more. Shahid Phatan who tried the app called Indian Constitution, writes in his review, “Juberdast app So helpful and great valueabl for any person and civilians. What different person and civilians read this constitution of india..”
Khan’s apps have been downloaded by over two millions of Android users.
Imran apparently started the software development in 2005. According to a report by Hindustan Times, Khan read some of the IT books left behind at home by his brother and he found interesting. “My younger brother, Idrees, left his books at home after he bagged a job at a Gurgaon software firm. He had completed his B Tech in Computer Science from the Institute of Engineering and Technology in Alwar. As I was free after school, I began looking up those books. I learnt HTML and designed a website,” he told the newspaper.