Pune: Six teams from the Planning section of COEP have won the ‘Wipro Earthian Award 2020’. Wipro Earthian Sustainability is a National Level Competition hosted and organised by Wipro Foundation. The objective of the competition is to discover urban issues in Indian cities.
This year, the scope of the competition was in three domains - Water, Solid Waste and Food. Every year the competition selects eight best projects within the domain undertaken by teams of college students across all disciplines at national level. This year out of the eight winning teams six teams were from COEP.
COEP has been participating and consistently winning awards every year since 2016. Continuing the legacy, this year too six teams from COEP comprising students from Second Year to Final Year B. Planning have won the award. COEP is the only institute to achieve this feat since the inception of this award.
Due to the ongoing pandemic, the award ceremony was held online this year on February 13, 2021. Each team is awarded a memento and prize money of rupees One Lakh by Wipro Foundation. Following are the details of the winning projects, student participants, and their faculty mentors.