Name : Rahul Kumar
District & State : Patna, Bihar
Award : Class 9th – 10th
Award Function : IGNITE 2015 Awards
Award Year : 2015
Sometimes accidents occur when a passenger puts his body part outside the bus window. An idea of an alerting system for the bus driver, which enables them to know which passenger has put his hand or head outside the bus window.
Once, Rahul read in the news that a child had put his hand out of the bus window and accidentally injured himself. Immediately, his mind began thinking of a way to avoid such accidents in the future.
He began working on the idea of an alert system in the bus, which would alert the driver if a passenger put a body part outside the window.
“I keep thinking about ideas that are likely to help people in some way or the other. My hobby is to keep innovating,” says Rahul, whose father is a vegetable vendor. Fascinated by how machines work, Rahul aspires to become a mechanical engineer when he grows up.