Students from DPS Warangal School were the only school in AP and Telangana to be shortlisted among the top 25
Warangal, Telangana, India (NewsSee)
Continuing the exemplary performance of academic brilliance combined with innovation, Delhi Warangal Public School students have been shortlisted among the top 25 groups in this year’s ThinkStartup Youth Ideathon 2022. The annual event received over 62,000 entries from more than 5,000 schools across the country. DPS Warangal stands out as one of four schools in the South Zone and the only school in PA and Telangana to receive this recognition for this innovative idea, which addresses a key problem in India, namely worker unemployment. unqualified. Among the best CBSE schools in Warangal, Delhi Warangal Government School is renowned for its achievement in academic and extracurricular activities.
The students comprising of a group of 4 namely, K. Rajarajeswari Rao, G Sweehani Nayak, Rohith Rathod and Dhoot Raghav from class XI and XII came up with an idea to help in job creation in the rural sector of India. India. The students teamed up to develop an app that aims to connect semi-skilled and unskilled workers. The idea is to create a marketplace connecting farmers, building owners, etc., to people looking for work. Since much of the technological innovation only affects skilled workers, their application, which focuses on unskilled workers, aims to solve the problem of unskilled employment in India, using technology. The application also intends to use digital payments, to simplify the problem of salary management and the creation of digital identities for unskilled workers. By developing a meeting point, it solves a key problem of eliminating the middleman that would typically be the determinant of wages, jobs, and more for unskilled workers, in rural parts of the country. The team was supervised by Sampath Athirajula.
The students, in keeping with the theme of the event, sought to identify social problems and proposed solutions under the theme of MERA IDEA JO BADAL DE BHARAT. Youth Ideathon is an event organized by CBSE, in collaboration with MEPSC (Management & Entrepreneurship and Professional Skill Council) and ThinkStartup. Youth Ideathon is India’s most exciting innovation and entrepreneurship contest for students.
The aim of the event is to foster India’s most exciting innovation and entrepreneurship competition for students. A 5-stage competition, 4 lakh projects are submitted in the first round, and the top 1000 projects are selected here. The second round shortlists 100 projects and the third round 25 projects are chosen from a list of 100. Public votes are invited to vote for the ideas which are uploaded to the ThinkStartup Youth Ideathon Youtube channel. In Round 3, teams are also interviewed by a panel of industry experts, to assess the idea. The team is then required to develop a prototype of the idea, using a cash prize of Rs. 5,000 for the next stage. During this last stage, round 5, the teams are invited to present their pitch in Delhi in front of a grand jury. The evaluation parameters are (a) the power of the ideas in terms of ability to solve a real problem (b) its impact in terms of the number of people it touches or potentially touches (c) the position of the idea by compared to the alternatives available (d) the progress made by the participant during the ideathon to make the idea as real as possible (e) the capacity of the participant to create a start-up with the proposed idea.
Speaking at the announcement, DPS Warangal School President Ravi Kiran Reddy said, “We are proud to nurture bright young minds who seek to contribute to society with solutions. Their imagination and innovation reflect our values of “service before self” and I commend our team and others who are championing ideas to change the nation. Given the young age of our country and the role that schools play, it is not only encouraging to have a platform such as Youth Ideathon; but it is also inspiring for young students who can aim for nation-building as a broader goal, in addition to achieving academic excellence.
About Delhi Public School, Warangal
Founded in 2014, DPS Warangal is a coeducational residential and day school affiliated with CBSE in Warangal, Telangana. Serving the tri-city area of Hanamkonda, Warangal and Kazipet in North Telangana, the school has a proud record of academic excellence with 100% results in board X and XII CBSE exams.
In 2021, the school’s students qualified for the ICAI and ICMAI exams on their very first attempt. The school also has a proud history of alumni who have passed with flying colors in IIT-JEE MAINS and Advanced Results to gain placements in IIT Kharagpur, IIT Hyderabad and Assam among its first batches themselves. Run under the umbrella of the DPS Society, the school follows the motto of “service before self” to instill a spirit of compassion, alongside academic excellence and creativity.
With a lush 12-acre campus, a semi-Olympic size swimming pool, various grounds for sports such as cricket, football, volleyball, basketball and an ice rink, it offers a balanced lifestyle for children of the current age. The focus is on empowering minds with programs that teach computer programming, participation in cultural activities, community involvement, and academic events such as Math Olympiads, and much more. The school also works with students to help them prepare for entrance exams and help shape their careers as part of the overall development of the child.
The hostel building houses separate accommodation for boys and girls and has some of the most modern systems for the security and pastoral care of students staying on the premises. With students from all over the country, the school adds another cap to Warangal’s famous education history.
Awards and Recognition for DPS Warangal School
• The school was ranked number 1 school in Warangal by Education World
• Recognized as one of the top 10 boarding schools in India by Silicon World Magazine
• More than 250 awards and recognitions received by students in various inter-school competitions
• Welcoming Proud Alumni of IIT Kharagpur, IIT Hyderabad and NIT Assam
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