Name : Kripesh Swain & Kumar Biswajeet
District & State : Bhubaneswar, Orissa
Category : Engineering
Award : upto class 8th
Award Function : IGNITE 2012 Awards
Award Year : 2012
Generally in flood prone areas, wells and hand pumps become unusable as muddy water gushes. Kripesh and Biswajeet suggest a hand pump whose upper portion may rise with the increase in the level of flood water, thus ensuring that it remains usable.