Santosh Ostwal, manufacturer of wireless automation for irrigation
systems and technology in the rural sector, was awarded for his
innovative excellence in formulating Nano Ganesh, a mobile-based remote
controller and monitor for water pumps.
The Residency Club felicitated Santosh Ostwal.
Santosh Ostwal NAMED A 2011 TECH AWARDS LAUREATE BY THE TECH MUSEUM
Santosh Ostwal is One of 15 Innovators From Around the World Recognized for Applying Technology to Benefit Humanity
(SAN JOSE, Calif. and Pune, India) Sept. 15, 2011 – Santosh Ostwal, CEO of Ossian Agro Automation Pvt. Ltd., was today named as a laureate of The Tech Awards 2011, one of 15 global innovators recognized each year for applying technology to benefit humanity and spark global change. The Tech Awards, a signature program of The Tech Museum, and presented by Applied Materials, Inc., selected Santosh Ostwal from among hundreds of nominations representing 54 countries.
This year, the laureates represent the truly global vision of the program, spanning countries such as India, Honduras and Ethiopia.Their work impacts people in many more countries worldwide.
The Tech Awards collaborates with humanitarian, educational, and business partners through global outreach efforts, giving people around the world the opportunity to benefit from the successful technologies recognized through The Tech Awards. The selected laureates’ projects address multiple humanitarian efforts including developing alternate ways to generate electricity, creating free educational tools, and improving literacy among children.
Key sponsors supporting The Tech Awards include Applied Materials, Inc., Intel Corporation, Nokia, Microsoft, Swanson Foundation, Flextronics, Polycom, Skoll Foundation, KPMG, Ernst & Young, Accenture, eBay, Qatalyst, Google, Wells Fargo, Xilinx, American Airlines, Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide, Bain & Company, NBC11, San Jose Mercury News, Forbes, Stanford Social Innovation Review, TIME, Xfinity, MEMC Electronic Materials, Brassfield Estate Winery, Hilton San Jose, Convention Plaza Hotel, and Hayward Quartz Technology.
The Tech Museum is a hands-on science and technology institution designed to engage people of all ages and backgrounds in experiences that educate, inform, provoke thought, and inspire action. Ensconced in the heart of Silicon Valley, the museum captures the spirit of the region through innovative content and programs such as The Tech Challenge, our annual team design competition for youth, and the internationally renowned The Tech Awards, which recognizes technology to benefit humanity. Daily, The Tech Museum celebrates the present and encourages the development of pioneering ideas for a more promising future. For more information about The Tech Museum, visit The Tech Museum