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‘Smart farming’ solutions for automated pest-control, plant watering and growth monitoring from college students
New Delhi/Salem: A team of college students from Salem, Tamil Nadu have made news as their Internet-of-Things (IoT)-based software solution seeks to give a push to smart farming. Their crop guidance software is a set of three applications that enable remote monitoring for pest control, automated watering and growth monitoring.
Linc takes its annual  inter-school spelling contest online, registrations open
Kolkata: Linc Pen and Plastics Limited, a writing instruments manufacturer, has decided to take their annual inter-school spelling competition for children, online, this year, in the light of the pandemic related restrictions.
Bengaluru: Edtech firm HireMee has announced the launch of an online examination platform ProEx amid COVID-19 pandemic spread in the country which has forced students to resort to online education as an alternative to the normal system.
Environmentalist, Kathak dancer and social activist Arushi Nishank, who is also the daughter of India's current Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, spoke about the Sparsh Ganga campaign, her interest in protecting environment and how rural women made Khadi masks in Covid-19 times in an Ek Mulakat session organised by Prabha Khaitan Foundation and presented by Shree Cement. India Blooms correspondent Souvik Ghosh brings excerpts of the conversation
Kolkata: Social activist, environmentalist and dancer Arushi Nishank has recently opened up about how thousands of rural women in India picked up sui dhaga (needle and thread) to make reusable khadi and sutee masks taking a step to combat Covid-19.
Salem: The 2020 Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievement, ARIIA 2020 is out. Released this week by the Ministry of Human Resource Development and All India Council for Technical Education, one thing is clear from the list – innovation is taking root in the deep interiors of the country.