Bargarh’s Kalyani Sahoo brings laurels to Odisha in National Level Exhibition and Project Competition
Bhubaneswar: Two students from Odisha have been awarded for their performance in the 9th National Level Exhibition and Project Competition (NLEPC) held in New Delhi.
Kalyani Sahoo, a Class X student of Deoli Nodal High School in Bargarh district, was awarded for her innovative project on building Hi-tech bed meant for patients and elderly people.
The bed can be easily operated and has the provision of an automatic basin. The bed can be operated with the help of LDR sensors in case of power outage. This innovation is targeted to help elderly people and patients in hospitals. Kalyani has fondness for Earth Sciences.
Hailing from a remote pocket of Bargarh district, Kalyani aims at taking the pride of Odisha to national and international forums. She has a desire to innovate things which can serve the necessity of the common people.
SreyanshVikas Mishra, a student of SAI International School in Bhubaneswar, was also felicitated with the prestigious award.
Organised at the Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi, the event commenced on September 14 and came to an end on September 16.
Union Minister of State for Science and Technology & Earth Sciences Jitendra Singh felicitated the participants during the closing ceremony.
Altogether 556 students from across the country participated in the event to showcase their innovative projects.