Odisha Boy Jeswant Gembali Wins Swachh Bharat OLX Ideathon 2015 Award

Jeswant Gembali, a native of Jaypore town, Koraput district of Odisha won the prestigious Swachh Bharat OLX Ideathon 2015 award.

The 16-year teenage boy won the award under 'green award' category for his innovative and eco-friendly idea on converting vegetable waste into manure.

             Photo: Bhubaneswarbuzz.com

Jeswant Gembali had received the award from sports star Sania Mirza at a function organized in Gurgaon on 17 September 2015.

The jury members were noted film maker Sudhir Mishra, environment expert Sunita Narain, OLX CEO Envinpreet Singh and Tennis sensation Sania Mirza.

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About 30,000 students from class VIII to XII across the country had sent their entries to the 'My Country My Idea Campaign' with 550 ideas presented online by the students in Swachh Bharat website.

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