Dateline Mussoorie: Sixteen year old Ishaan Shaurya Chamoli, representing India from Uttarakhand has been honoured with the AI Enthusiast Global Top 10 award by Intel.
Speaking to Newspost, an enthusiastic Ishaan says, “It was exciting as well as humbling to know that I won this award for a concept that will be very beneficial given present day world scenario. The award has given me the impetus to pursue it even further.’ Adding, “The project i.e. using Artificial intelligence to relocate millions of refugees across the world is very close to my heart. I am trying to develop the project and put it to practical use in the near future. I want to transform it from paper to reality.”
For the past two years, since pandemic hit, Ishaan Shaurya Chamoli has been in Mussoorie with his grandparents pursuing his online classes. It is here in early October that he learnt about the California-based American Multinational Company and largest global computer chip manufacturer, Intel corporation organising the AI Global Impact Festival. Intel was celebrating Artificial Intelligence innovations in order to encourage young students to participate in an enriching global experience. A number of sessions on diverse topics by Intel®️ and industry experts were organised to encourage young-minds.
Taking part in the global fest , Ishaan Shaurya Chamoli represented India at the International level and went on to win the National AI Enthusiast Award bringing laurels to his alma matar, Ridge Valley School and family back home.
After a national selection round, global voting, followed by an interview with an Intel panel, Ishaan’s project was selected as Global Top 10 and India’s number 1 idea (Under 13-18 Years age category). His brilliant and noble innovation on using Artificial Intelligence to relocate millions of refugees across the world has won Ishaan USD 1500 and a certificate by Intel.
For someone who has been fascinated with Artificial Intelligence Ishaan dreams of using it to the benefit of the human race.