Children's Environmental Concerns Find Voice at IIT-Kharagpur's Young Innovators Program
NDTV (November 11, 2019)
The grand finale of Young Innovators Program (YIP) 2019 was held at the IIT Kharagpur campus over three days ending on November 10.
KOLKATA: The theme of 'Energy and Environment' received top billing at IIT Kharagpur's Young Innovators Program (YIP) 2019, with a majority of the participating school students electing to find their own ways to combat pollution and promote conservation. In its third edition, the contest drew students from Classes 8-10 from schools all over India and abroad to brainstorm on the themes of Health and Cleanliness, Hardware Modelling, Product Designing, Disaster Management, Financial Inclusion, as also Energy and Environment, according to a statement from the Institute.
The grand finale of YIP was held at the IIT Kharagpur campus over three days ending on November 10.
The team that walked away with the trophy for 2019 was Team Divyang from KiiT International School, Bhubaneswar. Students Pritesh Deb, Divyan Sahoo and Ankit Pradhan designed a green water dispenser for the use of the differently-abled. (Read More)