Bhubaneswar: Ayushman Nayak, a Grade 7 student of KIIT International School (KiiT-IS), has received a patent for his idea “System for Using Recycled Soap Water in Washing Machine and Method” from Intellectual Property, Government of India.
Ayushman’s idea was based on developing a washing machine where the soap water will go through five layers of filtration and then can be stored to reuse. He had developed this idea when he was in Grade 3 and had received the APJ Abdul Kalam Ignite Award in the year 2017 organized by the National Innovation Foundation (NIF)-India.
The patent is valid for 20 years and is currently in his father’s name since Ayushman is a minor.
Meanwhile, founder of KIIT and KISS Dr Achyuta Samanta congratulated Ayushman for his achievement.
He developed this idea when he was in Grade III and received the APJ Abdul Kalam Ignite Award in the year 2017. The patent is valid for 20 yrs & is currently in his father’s name, Mr. @SamabeshNayak1 (Member of Staff, KIIT) since Ayushman is a minor.
Congratulations once again!
— Achyuta Samanta (@achyuta_samanta) March 23, 2021