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.
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.
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)
Recently, we participated at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. We are very happy to inform you that we won two awards at the INTEL ISEF 2018 We won the: • Second Grand Award for which we received a cash prize and a minor planet named after us. • Special Award from the USAID consisting a cash prize. Thanks a lot for your support! #intelisef #IamIntel #winners
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
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.
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.
siddharth Vishwanath and Pranav Shikarpur Students from Bangalore had come up with A solution to save the Bengaluru lakes.