KARIMNAGAR, NOVEMBER 05, 2023: V Srihita, a student from Alphores e-techno school, Kothapalli on the outskirts of Karimnagar town, visited Japan to participate in various programmes from November 5 to 11, 2023, under the Japan-Asia Youth Exchange Programme in science, a programme launched by Japan Science and Technology Agency also known as SAKURA science plan.
The department of Science and Technology has selected the student, who had won national award for her innovative model at the ninth national level exhibitions and projects competitions (NLEPC) of INSPIRE awards, which was showcased at annual FINE (festival of innovations and entrepreneurship), Rashtrapathi bhavan, New Delhi.
Srihita designed a power pedal multi-purpose machine. The hacksaw moves in to and fro motion when the pedal is powered. The vice is fixed at the stand to hold the work piece tightly in straight position. As the pedal is power by human energy, the hacksaw blade moves in to and fro motion. When the hacksaw moves, the workpiece medal will be cut into a piece.
Alphores educational institutions chairman V Narender Reddy congratulated the student Srihita for her distinction and participating in the exposure visit to Japan and interact with eminent Nobel laureates and scientists. Out of a total of 53 students from the country, six students were from Telangana state who were participating in SAKURA science plan in Japan. Incidentally, Srihita is the second student from Alphores educational institutions after B Shreyansh, who visited Japan five years ago under SAKURA programme. DEO Ch Janardhan Rao, district science officer Chada Jaipal Reddy and others congratulated the students.