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LalitaPrasidaSripadaSrisai, who comes from the state of Odisha in eastern India have won the Community Impact Award at the prestigious Google Science Fair competition that was organised in California in the US.
The young scientists presented her project that focused on development of low-cost bio-absorbent based on corn cobs. Lalita, who is a student of DPS Damanjodi in Koraput, developed a project aimed at cleaning waste water by running it through layers of corn cobs, powdered corn cobs, activated charcoal made from corn cobs and fine sand. The project has developed the cost-effective and simple technique that is used in removing contaminants in domestic and industrial waste water as well as in ponds, reservoirs, water tanks and other water bodies.
The award including 10,000 USD has been sponsored by Scientific American. She will also receive support for one year by the organisation to build on her project. The event was hosted by Dereck Muller and the winner was announced from Google Headquarters in Mountain View, California.
Meanwhile, Lalita met and her mentor Ms. PallaviMohapatra visited the Smt. NandiniSatpathy Memorial Trust (SNSMT) head quarters to meet the Hon'be Chairman of SNSMT Shri. SuparnoSatpathy.Shri.SuparnoSatpathy said " I am extremely proud of Lalita. I wish for the divine to always shower blessings on her, she is an inspiration & may we have many more young achievers like her".