Yuva Summit is a gathering where thousands of students and educators gather to exchange their ideas and discuss about solving the problems in Indian Society is “YUVA Summit 2015”, held at Desphande Foundation, Hubli. At Yuva Summit, faculties and students commemorated the LEADers on their projects and their accomplishments. With the theme “Inspire, Innovate, Engage”, Yuva Summit 2015 featured a variety of events to show just how LEAD is changing communities by catalyzing leadership development within the youth of India.
Mr. Kailash Satyarthi and Mr. Narayana Murthy inaugurated the stalls where the LEAD students had showcased their prototypes of the initiatives that they had taken for the betterment of the society.
The award ceremony was hosted by Mr. Ajay Suman Shukla (Functional Head-LEAD) and awards were presented by Mr. Kailash Satyarthi (Noble Peace Prize winner, 2014) and Mr. Narayan Murthy (Founder of Infosys).
The Leaders who got the “BEST LEADer Award” were:
1. LEADer Yuvraj from VSM Institue of Technology, Nipani has designed a prototype to reduce smoke which helps in the circulation of good air in the room. People, who visited his home, got to know about it and requested Yuvraj to install in their houses too. He has received 48 orders for the prototype out of which 9 have already installed. He is very active LEader and has completed more than 13 projects.
2. LEADer Niranjan from AITM Belgaum has designed a device which increases the bike mileage by 30% with the help of the water. It also increases the pickup of the bike. He has tried the device with the Honda Activa. It saves Rs.15, 000 a year. The device is now being used on continuous basis to one vehicle and is in process of installing it into several devices.
Jain College of Engineering, Belagavi got the “BEST Team and Supportive College” for being fully active in the activities of LEAD. The college has completed 70+ projects. It has initiated radium project for railway gate and bullock cart. Two students have been selected as LEAD Ambassador and large numbers of students have participated in the LEADership camp, 4 projects from the college were selected for the Yuva Summit.