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The Hindu - APRIL 30, 2009 00:00 IST 

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VIT student to attend innovation camp in U.S.

Special Correspondent

VELLORE: Rachit Gupta, III year B.Tech. computer science and engineering student of VIT University has been selected to participate in the First Annual International Innovation Camp to be held in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, the U.S., from July 10 to August 3.

He has been selected for his project ‘Economic and portable water purifier,’ which was developed for IIT’s L-RAMP (Lemelson Recognition and Mentoring Programme) and the ‘My Idea Programme’ of VIT-Technology Business Incubator (TBI).

Rigorous screening

Rachit Gupta is one of the 10 students selected from India through a rigorous screening process from over 10 applicants, and the selection process is coordinated by the Department of Science and Technology, which is one of the sponsors of the programme, according to G. Viswanathan, Chancellor of VIT University.