The National Innovation Foundation (NIF) – India, set up by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), is built on the philosophy akin to the behaviour of a honey bee. NIF has taken major initiatives to serve the knowledge-rich but economically poor people of the country. It is committed to making India innovative by documenting, adding value, protecting the intellectual property rights (IPR) of the contemporary unaided technological innovators as well as of outstanding traditional knowledge-holders and disseminating their innovations on commercial and non-commercial basis.
|Dr A P J Abdul Kalam IGNITE Awards 2017 Download Awardee List|
The National Innovation Foundation- India (NIF) has announced the name of winners of the Dr APJ Abdul Kalam IGNITE 2017 Award, on his 86th birthday on Sunday.
This year a total of 56 students from 16 States will be awarded for 29 ideas and innovations (List of award winners is given below). Overall, 65000 submissions of students from 576 districts of all the states & union territories of India were received during the IGNITE 17 competition, which ran from September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2017. The award ceremony will be held in December 2017 where former President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee will give away the awards to the creative children.
An exhibition showcasing award winning ideas will be held at the venue. NIF will file patents in all applicable cases in the name of the students and will also engage designers/fabricators to develop prototypes of the students’ ideas.
|S. No||Idea/Innovation||Name||Class||District||State/UT||School Name||Phone number|
|1||Washing machine which uses recycled soap water||Ayushman Nayak||3||Khurdha||Odisha||KIIT International School||9437441501|
|2||Speed indicator on the backside of vehicles||Ritwik||4||Delhi||Delhi||Maxfort School, Dwarka||9911143680|
|3||Watch with button for pungent spray on bullies||Aparna Chandrasekar||4||Chennai||Tamil Nadu||PS Senior Secondary School, Mylapore, Chennai||9944343033|
|4||Attachment on drill machine to gather metal chips||Khushi R. Patel||5||Sabarkantha||Gujarat||Govt Primary School. Chhadarda, Prantij||9427859339|
|5||Device to assist blind people board bus||Ankit Singh||7||Bangalore||Karnataka||Sishu Griha Montessori and High School (Yenkey Education Society)||9916988619|
|6||Guiding system for Alzheimer patient if they get lost||Rechuma Manas||7||Kamrup||Assam||Uzanbazar Government Girl's High School, Kamrup||9854952868|
|7||Combined wood cutting and finishing system||Sameer Gautam Ramteke||6||Bhandara||Maharashtra||Pawan Public School, Pauni||9890093997|
|8||Vidhi Rajesh Yelshettiwar||8||Bhandara||Maharashtra||Pawan Public School, Pauni||9766370959 (Teacher)|
|9||School bag with foldable wheeled legs to distribute load||Sahil Raja||8||Murshidabad||West Bengal||Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Murshidabad||9153236209|
|10||Md. Sahanawaz Hussain||8||Murshidabad||West Bengal||Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Murshidabad||8016716337|
|11||Nasiruddin Kabir||8||Murshidabad||West Bengal||Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Murshidabad||9775680474|
|12||Arnab Ghosh||8||Murshidabad||West Bengal||Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Murshidabad||9609891731|
|13||Note sterilizing machine inATM||Anudh Mishra||8||Gurugram||Haryana||DPS Maruti Kunj, DLF City, Gurugram||9711596716|
|14||Avnith Mishra||8||Gurugram||Haryana||DPS Maruti Kunj, DLF City, Gurugram||9711596716|
|15||Kaustubh Bhardwaj||8||Gurugram||Haryana||DPS Maruti Kunj, DLF City, Gurugram||8826320555|
|16||Saving water through usage monitor||Shrutiparna Ratha||9||Khurdha||Odisha||DAV Chandrasekhapur, Bhubaneshwar||9437519592|
|17||Pothole detector in flooded condition||Abhinandan Kumar||9||West Champaran||Bihar||Raj Stariya Uchh Vidyalaya, Betiya||8002754322|
|18||Joshita Sharma||9||Shimla||Himachal Pradesh||Jesus and Mary School Chelsea, Shimla||9459627339|
|19||Eshanika Priyadashini||6||Delhi||Delhi||Bal Bharti School, Dwarka Sector 12||9818537308|
|20||Dust collecting attachment for drill machine||Digantika Bose||9||Burdwan||West Bengal||Memari Rasiklal Smriti Balika Vidyalaya, Memari||9434407305, 9635894125|
|21||Bicycle powered by compressed air||Tejaswani Priyadarshani||9||SundarGarh||Odisha||Saraswati Shishu Vidya Mandir, Sundargarh||9438372022|
|22||Smart wrist band for elderly||P K Raghul||10||Kanyakumari||Tamil Nadu||Adarsh Vidya Kendra, Nagercoil-3||9444529852|
|23||Wearable indicator to ensure body hydration||Harsha Satpathy||10||Chennai||Tamil Nadu||MCC Higher Sec School, Chetpet||9894120412|
|24||Gadget that helps people suffering from restless leg syndrome||Aditi Bagri||10||Chandigarh||Chandigarh||Carmel Convent School, Sector 9B||9417744334|
|25||Nail polish which indicates drugs/alcohol in drinks to prevent molestation||Golakh Mohapatra||10||Khurdha||Odisha||DAV Chandrasekhapur, Bhubaneshwar||9437159294|
|26||Siba Prasad Satapathy||10||Khurdha||Odisha||DAV Chandrasekhapur, Bhubaneshwar||9437159294|
|27||Mosquito net with mild electric shock||A Lakshmana Rao||9||Guntur||Andhra Pradesh||Govt. High School, Pesarlanka||9494538516 (Teacher)|
|28||A James||10||Guntur||Andhra Pradesh||Govt. High School, Pesarlanka||9494538516 (Teacher)|
|29||Hridyesh||10||Hazaribagh||Jharkhand||DAV Public School||9031820479|
|30||Brush and other devices for archaeological studies||Aman Kunder||10||Udupi||Karnataka||G M Vidya Nikethan Public School, Udupi||9900738208|
|31||Detection system in vehicles for speed breakersmuch in advance||Iqrar Rashid Dar||11||Budgam||Jammu & Kashmir||Higher Sec School, Beerwah||7298592741|
|32||Smart device for rag picking||Subhra Suchismita Patel||11||Khurdha||Odisha||KIIT International School||9437097421, 9437197420|
|33||Maidari Devi||9||East Godawari||Andhra Pradesh||G G High School, Gopal Puram||9666431733, 9989242788|
|34||Solar wetland leveller and trimmer||S.A.Sivasoorya||11||Chennai||Tamil Nadu||Velammal Matriculation Higher Sec School, Mugappair||9488505516, 8903781261|
|35||Stapler for buttons||Dev Desai||10||Nashik||Maharashtra||Wisdom High International School, Nashik||9890879900|
|36||Pranav S.||11||Ernakullam||Kerala||Naval Children School Kochi||9663036981|
|37||Sayan Chaudhary||12||Delhi||Delhi||Delhi Public School, Rohini||9999109340|
|38||Mechanism for unlocking car during fire||Sanoj Kumar||11||Patna||Bihar||Baldev Inter High School, Patna||7324965978|
|39||Ayan Aryan||12||Bokaro||Jharkhand||MGM Higher Sec School, Bokaro||7255957394|
|40||Intelligent sun glasses for blind||Anang Tadar||12||Papum Pare||Arunachal Pradesh||New Galaxy Academy, Nirjuli||8014213791|
|41||Mobile App for Ambulance aggregation||Shreeyash Gotmare||12||Raigarh||Maharashtra||Pace Junior Science College, Andheri||9833721081|
|42||Expiry date stamping on eggs||Shaik Subhani||12||Guntur||Andhra Pradesh||Sri Chaitanya Intermediate School, Guntur||7702773983, 9492103983|
|43||Foot operated tea making table for differently abled people||Sabuj Saikia||12||Kamrup Metro||Assam||Maharshi Vidya Mandir Sr Sec School||9435380867|
|44||Kaustav Moni Malakar||12||Kamrup Metro||Assam||Maharshi Vidya Mandir Sr Sec School||9401543148|
|45||Improved device for cleaning and fluffing cotton||Deepak, Nilesh and Team||Team work|
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