On the eve of Mahatma Gandhi’s 152nd birthday, NextGenInnov8 assembled maximum DIY UVC kits involving 1200+ people across 7-8 locations in Mumbai and Pune
Pune (P&V News Service) Master Aditya Pachpande, Founder, NextGenInnov8 Social Foundation from Pune, Maharashtra, India was adjudicated by World Book of Records for organizing a mass event to assemble maximum DIY UVC Kit to protect people from viruses and bacteria involving 1000+ people today in Pune. The provisional Certificate of adjudication was presented to Master Aditya Pachpande by Mr. Mehboob Saiyyad (Vice President, WBR – Maharashtra), as informed by Shri Santosh Shukla, Supreme Court; Advocate (President, World Book of Records). On being recognized by World Book of Records, London (UK), Master Aditya Pachpande was congratulated by Shri Virendra Sharma (Member of Parliament, England), Dr. Diwakar Sukul (Chairman, World Book of Records, London), Shri Santosh Shukla (President, World Book of Records) and other dignitaries from international scenario. This ceremony was graced by Dr. HariKrishna Maram, Chairman, Vision Digital India with World Book of Records dignitaries Mr. Mehboob Chandbhai Saiyyad, Vice President, Mr. Adam Saiyyad, Executive Member, Dibyaranjan Parida, Executive Member and Ruma Saiyyad, Executive Member.
Students in grades 6 through 12, graduates, post-graduate students, and professionals were among those who assembled the kits at the venue and also in different locations across Mumbai and Pune. Apart from NextGenInnov8 Social Foundation Certificate of Participation, registered participants received a certificate from the World Book of Records. The ASM Group of Institutions, ASMA, Vision Digital India, Greycaps India, Young Indians, ASM Rotaract Club, IEEE, NSDF, Indus International School along with 35 schools, colleges and 135 students were partners to this hybrid World Record attempt.
Commenting on the World Record event, Aditya Pachpande, Co-Founder, NextGenInnov8 said, “My passion has always been innovation, and with NextGenInnov8, I want to reach out to each and every young innovator in India and beyond. This World Record event honours COVID Heroes who have come together on this platform to promote the noble cause of assembling DIY UVC Kits for donation to those in need. It gives me immense pleasure to see the participants’ delight and how they are contributing to society during these difficult times. We would also like to thank 135 schools and our partners for their support to make the world record attempt a reality.”
Speaking at the event, Mehboob Chandbhai Saiyyad, Vice President, World Book of Records (India) said, “We are impressed by the product developed by Master Aditya Pachpande. The sanitization procedure will save water, resulting in saving our environment. It can be used in a variety of settings, including police stations, schools, colleges, vegetable vendors, small provision stores, and poor houses, but not medical businesses. We congratulate and extend our gratitude to Master Aditya Pachpande for assembling the maximum number of UVC DIY kit in a single day.”
In his comments, Dr. Sandeep Pachpande, Co-Founder, NextGenInnov8, Chairman ASM Group of Institutes added,“A successful endeavour inspired by a teen’s observation of his mother’s need has sparked the interest of many people, leading to a World Record attempt. This is a one-of-a-kind effort and I am humbled that we’ve been able to enter the World Book of Records. We appreciate each and every participant’s enthusiasm and commitment to this historic event.”
Vicky Daniel Vishwakarma, 12th Commerce, GJC, Chinchwad, Pune, one of the participants, said, “This is my first attempt at a World Record, and it was fulfilling and exciting. During the pandemic, I witnessed the difficulties that we all experienced. While assembling the DIY UVC Kit, I thought about how my modest gesture could make a difference in many people’s lives.”