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Kolkata’s Shlok Mukherjee is India’s winner of Doodle for Google 2022 contest

Internet tech giant Google on Monday announced the winner of the 2022 Doodle for Google competition. This year, Shlok Mukherjee from Kolkata was declared the winner for India for his inspiring Doodle titled ‘India on the center stage'. Shlok's Doodle is being featured on Google.co.in on November 14 (Monday).

Sharing his doodle, Shlok wrote, “In the next 25 years, my India will have scientists develop their own eco-friendly robot for humanity's betterment. India will have regular intergalactic travels from Earth to space. India will develop more in Yoga and Ayurveda, and will get stronger in coming years.”

The letters of “Google” are shaped like a man performing yoga, a scientist, a robot, globe, a tree and a plant.

Google will give Mukherjee a college scholarship of Rs. 5 lakh and a technology package worth Rs. 2 lakh for his school.

This year’s contest received over 115,000 entries from children in classes 1 to 10 from over 100 cities across India, responding to the theme.

This year’s Doodle for Google judging panel included actor, filmmaker, producer, and TV personality Neena Gupta; Editor-in-Chief at Tinkle Comics, Kuriakose Vaisian; YouTube Creators Slayypoint; and, artist and entrepreneur Alika Bhat, and the Google Doodle team.

Students who won the Doodle for Google contest in other groups are Kanakala Shrinika from Visakhapatnam, Divyanshi Singhal from Gurgaon, Pihu Kachhap from Ranchi, and Puppala Indira Jahnavi from Visakhapatnam.

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