EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH
Aditya Pratap Singh
Monday, 22 March, 2021
We as Victorytales, In our latest interview, spoke to yet another passionate student cum entrepreneur Mr. Aditya Pratap Singh Chauhan who has developed his project MICROPA which is a novel device for the detection, quantification, and filtration of microplastics in drinking water.
Mr. Aditya was selected for the first-ever batch of the most wonderful program by ISRO Young Scientist Programme YuViKa 2019 as one of the only three students from the state. He has Attended a 15-day residential event at U R Rao Satelite Centre (URSC) Bangalore along with a visit to Sriharikota launch base and special interaction with Dr. K Sivan. The program was primarily aimed at imparting basic knowledge on Space Technology, Space Science, and Space Applications to the younger ones with the intent of arousing their interest in the emerging areas of Space
activities. Mr. Aditya is the finalist of the Regeneron ISEF 2020 organized by Society for Science and the Public to represent India in the world's largest science innovation fair in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Mr. Aditya is also a winner of the Grand Award at IRIS - the largest science fair of India for high school students. He is selected as one of the 20 teams to form team India and Represent the nation at Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), the world’s largest international pre-college science competition, held annually in the United States.
Mr. Aditya is a recipient of a two-time cash award under CSIR Innovation Award for School Children. He received Rs. 5000/- in the year 2018 from the Minister of Science and Technology Dr. Harsh Vardhan, and Rs 10000/- in the year 2019 from the Minister of Science and Technology Dr. Harsh Vardhan in the presence of Honourable President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind.