vivo, the innovative global smartphone brand, announced the National Winners of its country-wide initiative – ‘vivo Ignite: Technology and Innovation Awards', in collaboration with NCERT and iHub DivyaSampark, IIT Roorkee.
The event was held on Feb 10th at The Grand, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi, in the presence of Chief Guest Shri Rajendra Prasad Singh, Chief Scientist and Head, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India.
With more than 19,000 registrations and over 4,000 projects received countrywide, SMART STREET - Where innovation meets sustainability won the first prize worth INR 7 lakhs for presenting a prototype aimed at implementing smart streets for safer, greener, scenic roads.
Geetaj Channana, Head of Corporate Strategy, vivo India, expressed his heartfelt congratulations to all the students, stating, "With an overwhelming response of over 19,000 participants and 4000+ projects nationwide, we're thrilled to witness the exponential growth and enthusiasm surrounding vivo Ignite, building upon the success of previous years."
The runners-up were Multi-Functional Eco-Friendly Agro Machine, Automatic Machine For Ready To Grow Oyster Mushroom Bags, Optimization For Cyclists' Posture Using Real-Time Embedded System And Data Analysis, and STEMLY, sharing cash prizes worth INR 14 lakhs. As a token of appreciation towards their dedication and commitment towards building innovative solutions for social good, the 6th to 10th National Finalists were rewarded with a cash prize worth INR 25,000 each.