Chennai boy Advay Ramesh bags Google Community Impact Award for Asia

The 14-year-old student won the prestigious $10,000 award for creating a device that enhances fishermen’s safety and productivity. Ramesh’s “FishErmen Lifeline Terminal (FELT)” hand-held terminal uses an open service provided by the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System to enhance fishermen’s safety and productivity at the sea.

Written by Shaik Zakeer Hussain

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