Ajith's team gets Kalam award

August 15, 2018


MIT's Daksha team bagged the Abdul Kalam award for the unmanned vehicle built by it. It may be noted that this team is guided by actor Ajith.

The drone recently created a record for flying non-stop for 6.7 hours. The award was presented at the Independence Day celebrations today in Chennai.


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Meanwhile Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami said Tamilnadu stands second in economic growth in the country and added more investments are being attracted.

He was speaking after hoisting the National Flag at the ramparts of Fort St George this morning, to mark the country's 72nd Independence Day.

He also announced the hike of family pension of the heirs of freedom fighters from Rs 6,500 to Rs 7,500.

He said two per cent reservation will be provided for sportspersons in government jobs. 'The jobs will be provided in government and public-run companies,' he added.