Mancherial: An innovative science model titled ‘Feeding Chamber’ developed by Jammidi Anjanna, a student of a government school was selected to be featured in a national level exhibition. The model was one of 60 models chosen for exhibiting in a national event to be conducted by Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research’ (INSPIRE) scheme of the department of science and technology.
District Science Officer (DSO) S Madhu Babu said that the science model made by Anjanna was chosen for displaying at a national level science exhibition, considering the innovation. In all, students of different parts of Telangana and 1,000 pupils across the state took part in an online competition held from September 4 to 8.
The results of the competition were declared on Wednesday. The student’s model stood at the fourth place in the national level. He would be given a certificate of appreciation, medal and memento and the model is likely to get a patent soon, he stated.
A Class IX student belonging to a tribal welfare department’s School at remote Malkapalli village in Kasipet mandal, Anjanna created the affordable feeding chamber meant for new mothers, under the guidance of his teacher Vemulawada Ramesh. New mothers can easily breast-feed infants in public places with the help of the low-cost chamber. It ensures self-respect for the women.
Mancherial in-charge District Educational Officer (DEO) G Panini congratulated Anjanna, his guide Ramesh and the headmaster Ch Maheshwar Reddy for excelling in the national competition by making this thought-provoking science model. He stated that the student brought recognition to the district. District Coordinators Safdar Ali Khan, Srinivas and Padmaja also congratulated the creator of the model.
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