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Principal GDC Nubra felicitates Ladakh Ideathon winners

Principal GDC Nubra felicitates Ladakh Ideathon winners

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Nubra: First edition of Ladakh Ideathon-2024 was organised by DST Technology wing of University of Ladakh at Leh campus on 22nd March 2024.

Ladakh Ideathon provides a platform to the technology enthusiast, entrepreneurs, start-ups and students of university, college, polytechnics and schools to showcase their business ideas, innovations, inventions and product prototypes.

Students of GDC Nubra participated in two groups to present their innovative ideas and product prototypes. While one group of students presented their innovative herbal products like soap, lip balm, herbal tea under the title ‘wild to market’ made from Black Goji Berry (Lycium ruthenicum), an important medicinal herb with potential health benefit and found exclusively in Nobra valley of Ladakh, second group of students presented products made from waste materials under the title ‘waste to market’ and presented many innovative products including nova handmade pad made from the wool of Bactrian camel, a species of camel found only in Nubra valley of Ladakh.

More than 30 registered participants from across India showcased and presented their business ideas, innovations, inventions and product prototypes. In the category of product prototypes, students of GDC Nubra won second position for their innovative noval Black Goji Berry products under the title ‘wild to market’ in a cut-throat competition with competitors like entrepreneur Ladakh Basket, EJM College, CIBS and many others.

Principal GDC Nubra Dr Tsewang Motup congratulated students and faculties for winning second position at the first edition of Ladakh Ideathon-2024. He appreciated the innovative ideas and endeavours of student and their mentors achieving mega success and bringing laurels to the institution.

He felicitated the participant students and faculties with traditional khataks and encouraged them for future endeavours and achievements during a brief ceremony held for this purpose.

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