Parth Bansal receives Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Ignite Award 2016
New Delhi, Nov. 14, 2016: Parth Bansal, a student of Apeejay School, Noida, is gifted with a scientific temper. He proved himself with his innovative invention, a utility stick for Parkinsons’ patients.
Parth Bansal has been bestowed with the prestigious Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam IGNITE Award for his invention which he received from Hon’ble President of India, Sri Pranab Mukherjee.
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam IGNITE 2016 Competition - a national competition of original technological ideas and innovations by children upto Class XII - is organised by NIF every year to promote creativity & originality among children. It is an effort to focus primarily on the creativity of the children and promote inclusive & compassionate thinking among them.
This year, a total of 32 students will be awarded for their ideas/innovations. Overall, 55,089 submissions from 458 districts of all the states and union territories of India were received during the IGNITE 16 Competition, which ran from September 1, 2015 to August 31, 2016.
Earlier also Parth had designed a laser cane for the visually impaired. The School has provided support to the student to continue his efforts and contributions to the society.
Best ICT Deployment in K-12 Schools Awards
Delhi, Nov. 11, 2016: Apeejay School, Noida has been conferred with the ‘Best ICT Deployment in K-12 Schools Award’ at the Digital Edge ICT Conclave on Education 2016. The Event was supported by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) in partnership with the Central Government around its Digital India Campaign. The event comprised around 400 representatives from academia, industry and the Government of India.