Engg PhD scholars design special bricks to save water!

The research scholars from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Banaras Hindu University (BHU) have developed a brick that lets water pass through it. These ‘sustainable paver blocks’ are aimed at usage on roads and pavements to prevent floods and waterlogging during heavy rain. According to the researchers, these bricks are porous so that they can help replenish the groundwater level directly.

Ed-tech startup to aid in engineering grads’ skills boost

Bengaluru-based Foxmula is solving the problem of unemployability in India by offering engineers industry-oriented skills, global certifications, and industrial internships. The edtech startup now aims to launch in the Middle East and Europe next.