Berhampur, Dec 7 (LocalWire) A giant sculpture of a giraffe made by the students of the government-run Industrial Training Institute (ITI) here has figured in the India Book of Records, official sources said here.
Using scrap iron rods from broken roof castings, 35 students of fitter trade of the institute took 22 days to put up a 32-feet height and 12 feet wide giraffe sculpture weighing about 2000 kg.
“It was confirmed by the record book of organization on November 19 this year”, the IIT principal Rajat Kumar Panigrahy said quoting a communication.
Earlier, the institute was awarded the grandmaster certification from Asia Book of Records for erecting a large sculpture of guitar from waste materials.
The guitar, measuring around 70-feet, was made by 150 students in three months and 22 days time.
“It was confirmed by the record book organization on August 13 this year”, he said.
“The fresh achievement is in recognition of the hard work of the students.
With this the students will be encouraged to do more innovative works in the coming days”, the principal said.
Besides the giraffe and guitar, the students had also made several other sculptures like fish, deer and Spiderman by using the scraps of automobiles and old broken houses.
The ITI authorities had set up at least 10 such giant sculptures at the entrance of the institute for public view.