VISAKHAPATNAM: A student of NRI Academy in the city L.B. Akhil, has won an award in the NASA-Ames Space Settlement Contests and will receive it at an international space development conference to be held in Chicago from May 28 to 31.
Recognising his achievement, the NRI Academy management announced a financial assistance of Rs.50,000 to him.
NRI Academy Secretary and Correspondent Alapati Rajendra Prasad and Executive Director P. Tilakbabu presented a cheque for the amount to him here on Wednesday. Mr. Rajendra Prasad stressed the academy's commitment to encourage talent. CEO S.V. Srinivasa Rao participated.