Jignesh Patansavangikar

Our little Air Force officer in the making!

This one studies in grade 12 science. He loves reading biographies of scientists and has read about 40 scientists so far including Vikram Sarabhai, Homi Bhabha, Jagdish Chandra Bose, and APJ Abdul Kalam, whom he idolizes. He also loves playing cricket and dedicates half an hour daily to it and two to reading.

Meet The Family

Jignesh has a family of 5. He lives with his father, grandparents, and his younger sister, His mother passed away in 2011.

Sailesh Patansasavangikar

Saileshbhai, Jignesh's father, studied till ninth grade and is currently working as a factory worker with a monthly wage of Rs. 10,000.

Madhukar Patansasavangikar

Madhukarbhai is Jignesh's grandfather.

Vimla Patansasavangikar

Vimlaben is Jignesh's grandmother.

Vrinda Patansasavangikar

Vrinda, Jignesh's younger sister, is currently studying in 10th grade.


Jignesh Patansavangikar's


Take a look at how Jignesh's performance has grown over the years since he became a part of the initiative.

Jignesh's report card