Mr. Mohammad Imran Khan Mewati

  • 2019
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Application of Science and Technology for Rural Development

Born: December 5, 1978

For a Mathematics teacher in Sanskrit School from Alwar, in Rajasthan it all first started with designing website for rural schools in 2009. He is Mr. Mohammad Imran Khan Mewati - a self-learner with a technology bent of mind, who has selflessly and voluntarily contributed and created educational `Apps’ to provide quality content for learning, access to education, engage school children and to reduce school dropout rate and bridge the digital gap.

His first mobile app in 2011, which was on General Science for primary school children recorded an encouraging response because of its user-friendly and colourful features. Mr. Khan designs and develops apps voluntarily. His 80 apps mainly cover subjects related to school and educational curriculum.

Mr. Khan believes that e-learning, digital learning is a platform for learning without discrimination; and it will be a boon for the rural students to access and explore new horizons in educational and learning content.