Chennai Schoolboy Wins A $10,000 Scholarship From Google For His Project That Helps Fishermen

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- July 22, 2016


A 14-year boy from Chennai has won the Google community impact Award from a lot of tasks which were shortlisted through judges.

Chennai Schoolboy Wins A $10,000 Scholarship From Google For His Project That Helps Fishermen

Advay Ramesh bagged the prestigious award for Asia, out of the thousands projects from over 107 countries. The Google science fair invited students from across the sector to apply science and engineering to make something higher.

Advay’s project focused on fishermen from Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu. He stated, “i’ve frequently read news articles about the issues encountered by means of fisherman and they reside in the sea for plenty days to accomplish their works and occasionally the Sri Lankan navy arrest them for crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line.”

Sharing his excitement on winning, he stated, “Winning the Google community impact Award means lot {to me|in my experience|if you ask me}, it’d help me analyze more and expand my idea in addition.”

With this project, which Advay titled “FishErmen Lifeline Terminal” (FELT), the class X student worked on the application software usage of Global Positioning services (GPS) that will probably run in a handheld terminal to enhance their protection and productiveness. He won a $10,000 scholarship in funding as well as mentoring for 12 months from Scientific American to assist expand his project.

Source :- indiatimes


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