Governor congratulates SKUAST-K team for winning ‘IIGP 2.0 University Challenge’

Fallah Nazir, Mehvish Hameed representing the varsity among top 15 winners of India Innovation Growth Programme

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Srinagar, Publish Date: Aug 18 2018 12:42AM | Updated Date: Aug 18 2018 12:42AM
Governor congratulates SKUAST-K team for winning ‘IIGP 2.0 University Challenge’File Photo

Governor NN Vohra has congratulated the SKUAST-K team comprising Fallah Nazir of Delhi Public School and Mehvish Hameed, Msc Agri Engineering, SKUAST-K for being selected among top 15 winners of the India Innovation Growth Programme, 2.0-University Challenge.

The Department of Science and Technology, Government of India had called for an open competitive call for India Innovation Growth Programme, 2.0-University Challenge. Accordingly the team jointly conceived a project on “House Hold Waste Management” –an idea for developing a compact, easy to operate, efficient composter which shall work under cold climate of Kashmir.

These two students defended the proposal before a team of experts from IIT Bombay, representatives of the Lockheed Martin-TATA Trusts and a group of industrialists on June 29 at IIT Bombay. The expert panellists appreciated and encouraged the two member students for the commitment of social responsibility.

The team received the citation and a cheque of Rs 10.00 lakh on behalf of SKUAST-K at a function chaired by Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister, Science and Technology at New Delhi on August 2.

Lauding the university for the achievement, the governor urged Prof Nazeer Ahmed, Vice Chancellor of SKUAST-K to emphatically promote research and innovation in the university with emphasis on finding solutions to local issues and problems.

 

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