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Brilliant! School Kids Build World's First 'FLoBoT' to Save Bengaluru's Polluted Lakes

It was in 2016 when two tenth graders- Pranav Shikarpur and Siddharth Viswanath-decided to do something about the Kaveri dispute between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Following their teacher's instruction to learn about Bengaluru's lakes, the two learnt about their deteriorating condition. Once known as the city of lakes, the two youth were saddened at the extent of the water pollution.

These Two School Kids Have Invented An Innovative Device To Protect Bengaluru Lakes

In 2016, when public blockades, recurring clashes and political unrest over Cauvery water dispute completely disrupted civil life in Bengaluru, Pranav Shikarpur and Siddharth Viswanath, two tenth grade students from the city, wondered what the chaos was all about. Curious, they decided to dig a little deeper into the underlying water crisis haunting Bangalore.

Winning the Grand Award at the
Intel International Science and Engineering Fair

Youth Venturers win laurels at ISEF | Ashoka Youth Venture

17-year-old Youth Venturers Pranav & Siddharth won at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2018 for their water pollution monitoring device.

Indian school students shine at Intel's science and engineering fair at Pittsburgh- Technology News, Firstpost

Young innovators from India proved their mettle once again with many of them winning top awards at the just concluded annual International Science and Engineering Fair organised by IT major Intel at Pittsburgh in USA from 12 May to 18 May. (Pranav Shikarpur and Siddharth Viswanath)

The Hindu and The Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India(DST) article after winning a Grand Award at the IRIS National Fair 2017

From a robotic arm to an app that senses bumpy roads, young minds showcase innovations at the IRIS

Over 100 students from schools across 17 states in India showcased 70 innovative projects in diverse fields of science at the National Science Fair IRIS (Initiative for Research and Innovation in Scie

DST article

The Bangalore Mirror

When 'neer' is dear, and dirty, duo has a solution - Bangalore Mirror -

Lakes and water bodies in the city have been a talked about issue in the city for quite some time. Students these days are coming up with different technologies and projects of their own to identify if the water bodies are in good condition or not.

The New Indian Express

Students design sensor to find out how healthy Bengaluru lakes are

BENGALURU: Two high school students from the city have developed a system of monitoring water quality in lakes in real-time with the help of sensors that send data to your mobile phones. Pranav Shikarpur and Siddharth Vishwanath are class 11 students of the Bangalore International Academy who started working on the project around 10 months back.

Book of Achievers

Two Students from Bangalore come up with a solution to save the Bengaluru lakes.

siddharth Vishwanath and Pranav Shikarpur Students from Bangalore had come up with A solution to save the Bengaluru lakes.

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