Mangaluru, Feb 22, 2020: Belthangady girl Moorje Sunitha Prabhu is an exceptionally talented girl who has made everyone proud with her achievements. A recipient of the prestigious Pradhan Mantri Bal Puraskar, Sunitha is a girl with big dreams in her eyes.
Daughter of Belthangady based entrepreneur Vivekanand Prabhu and Shanthala Prabhu, she is an alumnus of Ujire SDM English Medium School (CBSE) and is presently pursuing PUC at CFAL in Mangaluru.
Sunitha won the Award for representing India in the 80th Science and Technology Fest held at Phoenix in the US last year. A mosquito repellent device invented by her was developed at the Pune IISER and NCL. She has also bagged the National Grand Award for her achievement.
A remote controlled rubber tapping machine is also the product of her research which has won commendation.