Guinness World Record of most students assembling radio kitssimultaneously Kolkata, Nov 7 (PTI) A Gu

Guinness World Record of most students assembling radio kitssimultaneously Kolkata, Nov 7 (PTI) A Guinness World Record of moststudents assembling radio kits simultaneously was created onthe third day of India International Science Festival here onThursday, the organisers of the IISF said.

A spokesman of the organising committee of the IISFsaid while 490 students participated in the event, a record268 succeeded in completing the assembling process in thestipulated hours.

The students all from the city and districtsaccomplished the feat in two hours at an event in Science CityExpo, he said.

A representative of the Guinness World Recordspresented a certificate and memento to Union Minister ofScience and Technology Harsh Vardhan who took it on behalf ofthe students.

The minister congratulated 'young scientific minds'and said he is proud of them Sandeep Kothari, a student who was among the 490participants but could not himself assemble the kit instipulated time said: 'despite not being among the 268 friendsof mine, I picked up a lot from today's session.' Kothari said he was proud of other friends who managedit.

On Tuesday, the first day of the IISF over 1,598students had created a Guinness World Record for the Largestastrophysics lesson and assembly of spectroscopes here. PTISUSRG RG