National Youth Icon Award 2019

Vedant Garg is currently a 12th grader studying in Delhi Public School RK Puram. He is immensely passionate about the sciences and enjoys working on projects that have a real-world impact. The 17-Year old is a recipient of the prestigious National Youth Icon Award 2019 owing to his exceptional effort shown towards developing the community around him and other positive effects on the world at large. 

Associated with Save Child Beggar since 2016, he currently serves as the Head of IT and Social Media and has helped launch it to become one of the largest social outreach organisations in the country. He is deeply enthusiastic about spreading education to the less fortunate and wishes to continue working on this in the future. A clean energy enthusiast who has worked on developing the app and business model as the Tech and Business innovation leader for Charzing, a company that has integrated electric vehicle charging stations across Delhi.

Along with this, Vedant developed the Majime reputation model and a mathematical model    detailing the effects of such a system on the gig economy. Majime is a blockchain based platform which seeks to decentralise work. It brings clients, partners, providers, freelancers and vendors in a single space. This project will soon be patented. His other work includes writing a research paper titled “Algorithm Certainty Analysis of Spatial Data for Terrain Model” which has been accepted to various international geology and civil engineering journals and conferences. He developed an algorithm for 3-D mapping regions by spatial data procured by drones. It is a continuous terrain model generator which presents a spatial coordinate set which forms the boundary of the shadow zone with discrete spatial coordinates which is normalized in Gaussian distribution through a Poisson transition.

An enthusiastic quizzer he has won several quizzes including a prestigious national environment quiz jointly held by the Ministry of Environment, climate change and the MET department. He is an active member of his school community and is part of several societies. Vedant has also won several academic accolades; he is a KVPY scholar, NTSE scholar, JSTSE scholar and has qualified national level Olympiads in maths, astronomy and junior science (top 36 students in the country).