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NextGenInnov8 to go for world record attempt for the highest number of DIY Suraksha kits

  • Receives approval from World Book of Records; beyond what is kept for self-use, most kits built out of the record effort to go to the needy/underprivileged


NextGenInnov8, a youth-driven, innovation-focused, section 8 foundation which is dedicated to sparking the power of innovation in every child, announced that it has received permission from the World Book of Records for its attempt to assemble 15000+ DYI Suraksha kits on a single day. Besides what the participants decide to keep for self-use, rest of the kits will be donated to the needy/under privileged. The participants in the event will be provided with the materials and instruction to assemble the DIY Suraksha Kit and the deadline to register for the world record effort. All participants will receive a Certificate from the World Book of Records apart from the Certificate of Participation from NextGenInnov8. ASM Group of Institutions, ASMA, Vision Digital India, Greycaps India Pvt. Ltd., Young Indians, Rotaract Club of ASM, and Rotary Club have already come onboard as partners for this world record campaign. The registration fee for the event is INR 1500 + GST per participant.

As a way to combat COVID, Aditya Pachpande, the 15-year-old young entrepreneur-built Suraksha box, a Do-It-Yourself (DIY) UVC Light sterilization box, to sterilize everyday items like vegetables, groceries, electronics, parcels, currency, keys, etc and protects against bacteria, fungi, and viruses including all strains of COVID-19. The SURAKHSA Box has a Government of India (MC&I) patent published and is tested, approved, and certified by CSIR-CMERI (ICMR Approved lab) of Govt. of India.

World Record attempt, Aditya Pachpande, Founder, NextGenInnov8 said, “The world record attempt is part of our mission to donate 15.1 K Suraksha kits to the needy and underprivileged which we announced on the 151st anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Wholeheartedly thank all the partners who are supporting us in this noble mission. The relevance of Suraksha box goes beyond the Covid pandemic as newer infections are bound to occur in the future and feel it’s important for households and other relevant audiences to have such a box.”