The actress praised him after Kumar presented a copy of the book on his life and work titled "Super 30: Anand Kumar" to her in the capital.
"Kumar's work for the underprivileged students was inspiring," Priyanka said in a statement.
The book has been published by Penguin Random House and Prabhat Prakashan in English and Hindi. It has been written by Biju Mathew and Arun Kumar.
'Super 30' is a programme under which Kumar selects 30 students from underprivileged sections and provides them free-of-cost mentoring for IIT entrance.
He has been doing it for the last 15 years.