Brasilia [Brazil], Nov 13 (ANI): India has received the first prize at BRICS Young Scientist forum's conclave in Brazil.The fourth conclave was held in Brazil from 6- 8 November.
Ravi Prakash, who is a PhD scholar from Indian Council of Agricultural Research-National Dairy Research Institute, has bagged the first position for inventing an affordable indigenously designed milk chilling unit for small to marginal rural dairy farmers.
"India won 1st prize of BRICS -Young scientist forum's conclave during 6-8 Nov 2019 in Brazil. Mr. Ravi Prakash, a PhD scholar of ICAR-NDRI, Bangalore, received prize for inventing an affordable indigenously designed milk chilling unit for small to marginal rural dairy farmers," tweeted External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar.
The first BRICS Young Scientist Conclave hosted by India in September 2016. The Second forum was hosted by China in Hangzhou in July 2017.
South Africa hosted the third Conclave during June 2018 in Durban. (ANI)