A S M Ahsanul Sarkar Akib, a student of Bangladesh University of Business and Technology (BUBT), became the winner of ‘Bichhuran’, a Renewable Energy Competition arranged by Young Bangla in cooperation with Power Cell and Green Delta Life Insurance Limited. His project was Hydro Power Turbine that is for generating energy from household water pipelines. He got the award from Mr. Nasrul Hamid, State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources on December 10, 2019 at Sheikh Hasina National Youth Centre, Savar. He also received a bank check worth Taka 5 Lac. A total of 10 teams from different universities were awarded at that time for their extra ordinary startup ideas. Akib is studying Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) in BUBT. His intake no is 37.
Prof. Md. Abu Saleh, Vice Chancellor, BUBT appreciated his achievement. Prof. Mian Lutfar Rahman, Advisor, Students’ Affair’s, BUBT, A H M Azmal Hossain, Joint Registrar, BUBT and other officials were present at the moment at his office on December 11, 2019.
The competition started on October 21 and more than 700 students from different educational institutions including 50 Universities across the country submitted their innovative ideas on the use of renewable energy till November 18.