VPMS bagged second prize at Young Explorer Science Project competition

Out of 350 science projects Hriday Ralegankar, Om Kasangottuwar and Rajat Dutte’s (VIIIB) group from Vikhe Patil Memorial School, Pune bagged the second prize for their working model of “Leg operated Water pump” at the Inter school Young explorer project competition-2024 organised by Muktangan Exploratory science centre on 21st January 2024.

Over 22 schools had participated and showcased the amazing models from all over Pune city. There were over 65 projects from the senior category, over 1000 visitors, students, teachers, media came to view and review the projects. This competition was conducted in multiple
rounds, Idea submission, Interview, video and final round at Muktangan. From Vikhe Patil Memorial School, Pune , two projects were selected from the senior category.

The Leg operated Water pump model was highly appreciated by the visitors and judges for the innovation and use for physically challenged people in rural areas. Students received certificate and a cash prize of Rs 2100 from Padmasree Arvind Guptaj sir who is an Indian
toy inventor and Scientist . They It was a highly enriching experience for the students. It is only because of the encouragement of the Principal and Management that the students are able to take advantage and participate in such activities and gain valuable experiences.

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