Berhampur, Dec 10 (LocalWire): P Biswanath Patra, a class XI student of KV Berhampur, explained to Vladimir Putin about alternative sources of energy by using plutonium during the project-oriented educational programme where he along with 25 students from the country participated.
Fifty students, 25 from India and 25 from Russia participated in the Deep Technology Learning and Innovation Programme held at Sochi in Russia, hosted by SIRUS from 30 November to 7 December.
The programme was held in accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between NITI Ayog’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) and SIRUS last year, sources said.
All Indian and Russian students shared their innovations with each other under various categories including IT and data analysis, clean energy, biotech, remote earth sensing and drones and robotics.
‘I am very happy after interacting with the Russian President. He appreciated my idea for generation of clan energy,’ said Patra, the only student from Odisha to participate in the prestigious programme.
He was selected based on the successful innovative model ‘the small water dispenser’. The model was intended to combat water crisis in the world. With the use of the dispenser, one can use the required amount of water without wasting, said his guide Santosh Kumar Padhy.
Two other students, Swayansu Mandal and Sritish Kumar Gouda, were also involved in the project.
The model was selected in the Atla Tinkering Marathon 2018-19 and was among the top 50 innovations in the country, said Padhy.
School principal Bighneswar Patnaik and assistant commissioner, KVS Jyothi Kumar congratulated Patra for his success at national and international level. ‘He has brought fame to the school,’ Patnaik said.