Bhubaneswar: A class-IX student of Odisha’s Berhampur has earned praise from Russian President Vladimir Putin for his innovative water dispenser at the Deep Technology Education Programme in Sochi, Russia.
P Biswanath Patra, a student of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Berhampur, was one of the 25 Indian students who participated in the programme held from November 28 to December 8.
The child prodigy made a water dispenser to tackle water crisis while the same was appreciated by the Russian President. “We would really like if more kids like you from India can come and participate, and come up with new innovations” Putin’s translator said.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also congratulated and praised Patra for his invention.
Congratulate Class IX student of Berhampur, P.Biswanath Patra for being a part of Deep Technology Education Program in Sochi, Russia with his innovative water dispenser. His innovation to solve water crisis has been appreciated by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Best Wishes. pic.twitter.com/XldnIEPiEa
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) December 10, 2019