Do a government job and hosting a YouTube channel go hand in hand? Yes for Kedar Dodwe, an alumnus from our Chatralayam in Hoshangabad, Madhya Pradesh. A self confessed fan of Sonu Nigam and Rajesh Singh, Kedar runs a YouTube channel since August 2018 on which he has uploaded 11 songs sung by him. One of the 11 is Bharata Desa Hitaya, composed by our founder, Pujya Swami Dayananda Saraswati. His channel currently boasts a subscriber base of 178.
The son of a farmer from Tiwadiya village in Dewas district, Madhya Pradesh, Kedar enrolled into the Bapu-Buddh AIM for Seva Chatralayam for Boys, Indore, Madhya Pradesh when he got into the 6th standard in 2006. He is happy to have got into the AIM for Seva network at the right time. “Village life is different and there is not much importance given to higher education.” He is the youngest of four brothers.
Soon after he stepped into the AIM for Seva Chatralayam in 2006, Kedar learnt that discipline, time management and focus were the three key successes to life. Soon, his marks showed an improvement and when he reached secondary school (class 9), Kedar shifted to the Smt. Jamuna Bai Chanchlani AIM for Seva Chatralyam for Boys in Hoshangabad, Madhya Pradesh.
During this period, he singing skills came to fore and he started becoming the lead singer in group bhajans. While in school, Kedar got a chance to perform in various competitions.
After he completed schooling in 2013, he enrolled in to do his B.Com. On completion of his commerce degree in 2016, Kedar started to prepare for various state government departmental entrance examinations. We are happy to share with you that he has been recently selected as Grade – 3 Assistant Executive in Directorate of Higher Education, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. Kedar will embark on his professional journey at a starting salary of Rs 22,000 per month. “I am awaiting the joining letter,” he says excitedly.
Amidst all this, Kedar has continued to keep his interest in music alive. We wish him all the very best.