ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2018

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2018, students applied to join the Class of 2018 on 285 campuses across 57 nations. 30 campuses worldwide (just 11%) were selected to host the 402 Millennium Fellows in the global pilot this year.

The Class of 2018 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. During the Millennium Fellowship, Millennium Fellows' dedicated 48,785 hours and their 214 unique projects positively impacted the lives of 393,449 people worldwide.

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UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT SARATH S, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2018.

TKM College of Engineering | Kollam, India | Advancing SDG 13 & UNAI 9

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" My love for machinery has driven me to launch an agritech startup named Agrivator.

Agrivator is a project designed to cater the demands of the world’s food sector with Advanced Automated Irrigation countering two major threats agriculture faces today: the lack of rainfall and depleted underground water table. We combat this crisis with a highly localised and systematic study on humidity of the concerned plot. This is a field of high relevance as it will remain in full demand as long as life sustains on earth.

I believe that this will be a true eye-opener for all innovators in the field of agriculture as it demands social responsibility and ethics. It will reinforce their concern for the mankind and arouse a new train of thought. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Agrivator

AGRIVATOR is an advanced automated irrigation system which finds the amount of water required for the plant using different parameters and execute it. The measurable goals is to spread the word about preciousness of food and the need to change the thoughts before changing the world among the community which he lives in.

About the Millennium Fellow

I am a fourth year student in TKM College of Engineering, Kollam, pursuing a Btech degree in Mechanical Engineering.

A great technology enthusiast in the making, I look forward to a techno-savvy world driven by innovations and advancements. My latest work is an agritech startup - Agrivator, focussing on advanced automation irrigation system with potential to launch a revolution in the field of agriculture.

Currently, I am working on three research papers too. I have also ventured into the fields of marketing, consultancy and sponsorship with my sound leadership and business skills.