India – July 21, 2022: At an education and innovation roadshow organized by Samsung India in Pune young college students came forward and identified problems that people, and society are facing in the state and the country, pledging to Solve for Tomorrow.
During the Pune roadshow Interaction, students raised their concerns about societal issues and demonstrated their willingness to solve real-world problems such excessive pollution, environmental issues like deforestation, limited access to education, lack of digital methods of learning, poor waste management techniques
They said they require a platform such as Samsung’s Solve for Tomorrow education and innovation competition that can guide and support them in turning their ideas into action and help transform people’s lives.
The event, which was organized to talk about Samsung’s global CSR program Solve for Tomorrow, was attended by over 500 students in Pune alongside young innovators from the city – Akshay Jain, Co-Founder and Director, EnergyBae that works in the field renewable energy and develops Wind and Solar Hybrids to empower people to power themselves. The innovator who is running a successful social enterprise, spoke to the students about his experiences of success and failure and his vision to transform communities around him.
The inaugural edition of Solve for Tomorrow is inviting applications from youth in India aged 16-22 years in the areas of Education, Environment, Healthcare, and Agriculture. Youth can send in their ideas to participate in the program till 5 pm on July 31, 2022.
Application website: http://www.samsung.com/in/solvefortomorrow
So far, over 10,000 teams from across the country have registered for the innovation competition in which three national winners will get mega support of up to INR 1 crore and mentoring support for six months to take their ideas to the next level under the expert guidance of IIT Delhi.