CSIR innovation award presented

Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu presented the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) innovation on September 26, 2021.

Key Facts

  • Awards were presented to two Class 10 students from Udupi district in a virtual ceremony.
  • Those students are Anusha and Rakshitha Naik from Charamakki Narayana Shetty Memorial Government High School in Ardi Village.
  • They received the award for their project named “Gas Saving Kit”.
  • Award was sponsored by the Union Ministry of Science and Technology, that will reach to students in a week, via post.
  • It comprises of a cash prize of Rs 20,000.


  • 0f all, 14 schools have been awarded from across the country.
  • Out of 14 schools, Charamakki Narayana Shetty Memorial Government High School is the only government school to get this award.

About the project

Both the students developed gas saving kit. This kit would enable a family of four to source hot water for bathing as well as cooking food simultaneously. It will also allow water to flow through a copper coiled frame which have been kept over a flaming stove. In the process, water flowing through the outlet pipe is heated.

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

CSIR was established in September 1942 by the Government of India as an autonomous body. It is the largest research and development organisation in India. It is mainly funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology. However, it operates as an autonomous body under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. The research and development activities the organisation comprises of structural engineering, aerospace engineering, ocean sciences, chemicals, mining, life sciences, metallurgy, food, leather, petroleum, and environmental science.




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