Project entitled ‘Smart Solution for Air Pollution Mitigation’ wins First prize at the Finale held at Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu!
Manav Rachna International University (MRIU) students brought laurels for the Institution when 5 teams, one in each category, participated with their projects in Anveshan 2017 at the Zonal Level ( North Zone ) against all the five categories (with 1 team in each category as per the rule). The premier event was held in Chitkara University, Punjab. As an outcome, MRIU teams won 4 prizes out of 5 categories and not just that, they were also shortlisted for the National Student Research Convention at Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu. The Finale was held at Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu wherein MRIU’s Team participating in Category: Basic Science won the 1st Prize with the Project entitled ‘Smart Solution for Air Pollution Mitigation’. The team comprising of students Amit Kumar Singh, RA, Manav Rachna Innovation & Incubation Centre (MRIIC) and Ms Prachie Sharma, Research Scholar – Biotechnology, Faculty of Engineering & Technology, MRIU under the able guidance of Dr B S Gill, Executive Director, MRIIC as Mentor of the project have been awarded cash prize of Rs 75,000/- along with Trophy and certificates.
Greatly appreciating the MRIU Teams for their commendable performance, Vice Chancellor Dr N. C. Wadhwa, MRIU said, “In line with vision of the University to work for sustainable development and research and development for creating an impact in the world at large, we strive consistently for research which benefits the society with particular emphasis on Environment in particular. Our Teams at MRIU with their incessant passion for innovation have worked hard to come up with amazing projects under the guidance of their Faculty and mentors and today their dedication and discipline have brought them coveted prizes. We are indeed proud of their achievements.”
It is noteworthy that the Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi organized ‘Anveshan’ AIU in 2017. Envisaged as a zonal and national level competition, aimed at showcasing the research and innovation taking place in the universities, Anveshan provides a platform to the emerging researchers in universities to express their ideas and creativity leading to innovative research initiatives. In this spirit, AIU undertook this drive at National Level which comprised of Zonal Events followed by National Event.