Team Divyang from KiiT International School emerge winners for
designing green water dispenser
    Kolkata, Nov 14 (PTI) A three-member 'Team Divyang'
won the 'Young Innovators Prgramme' trophy at IIT Kharagpur
for developing a green water dispenser which could be used by
the differently abled.
    Operated by foot or body weight through a simple lever
mechanism, differently abled people can use water from the
dispenser to take shower bath, water plants or bathe a guide
The 'Team Divyang' from KiiT International School
won the trophy for designing the dispenser, a press statement
issued by IIT Kharagpur said.
Students from Classes 8 to 10 from schools all over the
country discussed topics on health, disaster management and
energy and environment during the programme at the IIT
Kharagpur campus here.
    The first runner-up was Team Kriyative Bhavanites from
the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's Public School in Hyderabad with a
two-member team winning the prize for activated charcoal smoke
filter made from coconut shells and corn cobs that can be
fitted on vehicles to reduce emission.
    The second runner up was Team Innovativeloops from
Brahm Prakash D.A.V School.
    Inspired by the Chandrayan mission, they developed an
Astron telescope with 7 plane mirrors that can capture bright
and high quality image during a space mission.
    "YIP is not a contest, but a platform where students
can showcase their ideas and mingle with others so that
greater ideas can emerge," Associate Dean, International
Relations, Prof. Anandaroop Bhattacharya said. PTI SUS

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