Technology: Chennai boy wins big at Google Community Impact Award

(From ANI)

Google India today announced the winner of the Google Community Impact Award, a theme based award part of Google Science Fair 2016.

Inviting over thousands of projects from over 107 countries,14-year-old Advay Ramesh from Chennai, India bagged the prestigious award from Asia.

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The Community Impact Award honors a project that makes a practical difference in the innovator’s community by addressing an environmental, health or resources challenge.

Advay presented his project on creating ‘FishErmen Lifeline Terminal (FELT)’ to enhance the fishermen safety and productivity using Global Positioning Services (GPS) that won him 10,000dollars in funding and a year-long mentorship from Scientific American to further help develop his winning project. Read more



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