Guwahati Youth Want to Solve Assam Flood Issues, Basic Medical Care and Mental Health Education with Solve for Tomorrow

Guwahati students love their home – Assam. At an education and innovation roadshow hosted by Samsung India in Guwahati, young students came forward and identified issues facing people and society in the state, pledging to solve for tomorrow.

Guwahati students said they want to address real-world issues closest to them and their near future, such as the floods in Assam, language barriers in learning, transport access issues in the regions remote, manufacturing and lack of knowledge about basic medical care. , among others.

They said they need a platform like Samsung’s Solve for Tomorrow education and innovation competition that can guide and help them realize their ideas and transform people’s lives.

Manash, 21, who has epilepsy, saw Solve for Tomorrow as his chance to work on a technology product that allows him and other patients like him to hold their heads up before the attack so that they can settle down and minimize the harm. He wants to solve mental health issues related to epilepsy and give everyone a healthier life.

“Getting the chance to work on something that is close to my heart is really special. I will motivate my friends to apply as well,” said Manashjit Goswami, who is studying architecture at AIMT, Guwahati.

The event, which was organized to talk about Solve for Tomorrow, brought together young and talented students from Guwahati alongside a young innovator from the city – Gaurav Jerath, Founder, Pepthera Laboratories who works in the field of therapeutic solutions affordable peptides for infectious diseases and non-infectious diseases.

The innovator, who currently runs a successful social enterprise, spoke to students about his experiences of success and failure and his vision for transforming the communities around him.

The inaugural edition of Solve for Tomorrow invites applications from young Indians between the ages of 16 and 22 in the fields of education, environment, health and agriculture. Young people can submit their ideas to participate in the program until 5 p.m. on July 31, 2022.

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So far, more than 8,000 teams from across the country have registered for the innovation competition in which three national winners will receive mega support of up to INR 1 crore and mentorship support for six months to take their ideas to the next level under the expert guidance of IIT Delhi.

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