Guwahati/ 24th December’2017 (Prag News Desk): Anang Tadar from Arunachal Pradesh is conferred with the Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam IGNITE award 2017. This is a recognition of his invention, “Google for Blind”. The G4B is a gadget is build to enable visually impaired people to locate objects near them, with the help of “echolocation”- the same high frequency system that enable bats to locate insects in the dark.
Anang is conferred with the award on November 22, 2017 by former President Pranab Mukerjee at Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
The G4B was adjudged the most innovative award at the Regional Level Science Festival,Guwahati and with the Dinanath Pandey Smart Idea Innovation Award this year.