Daughter of a petrol pump employee is all set to join one of India’s premium institute IIT Kanpur for her Masters study MTech . 

This made the  young student is earning plaudits from all around the country, including from Union Petroleum Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, who congratulated her.

It all started when Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) Chairman, Shrikant Madhav Vaidya, shared the heartwarming news online along with a photo of the proud father of the girl. Identifying the IOC customer attendant as Rajagoplan, the IOC Chairman said, the girl, Arya has made everyone at the petroleum company proud with her dedication and achievement.

“All the best and way to go Arya!” he tweeted about the Kerala girl.

According to Local daily  her father S Rajagopal has been working at the IOC fuel station at Payyanur in Kannur district for the last two decades, while her mother KK Sobhana works at Bajaj motors. 

Though she rose to fame only recently for her academic excellence, the young girl has had great performance all throughout her school life,  the report added.

The Annur resident, who already completed her B.Tech from NIT Calicut, will now pursue M.Tech in Petrochemical Engineering at IIT Kanpur.