Tea Board officials visit Vidya for exploring students’ project on estimating pesticides in vegetables

A team of officials of Tea Board of India, a Govt. of India Undertaking, visited the College to explore the project titled “Quality Analysis and Estimation of Freshness and Pesticide Residue in Non Organic Fruits and Vegetables using IoT” completed by S8 B Tech (CSE-B) students of the College. The main purpose of the visit was to explore the feasibility of applying the device developed by the students to detect the presence of chemicals in green tea leaves.

The following were the officials from Tea Board- Zonal Office, Coonoor:

1. Shri K Sunil Kumar, Factory Advisory Officer
2. Shri N Bhuvanesh, Development Officer
3. Dr K Thangapandian, Development Officer

For the benefit of the visiting team, a project demo was arranged in the board room. Dr Sudha Balagopalan, Principal, Er G Mohanachandran, Executive Director, Mr Suresh Lal, Finance Director, Dr Ramani Bai V, HoD, CSE Dept, Ms Nitha KP, AP, CSE Dept, and project team members Sandeep K B, Mridhula V Mohan and Sachin participated in the discussions.