Atharv Patil is the founder of www.ihavereadthebook.com, a free book review portal for the children & YA. He loves reading books & his parents encouraged him to come up with the idea of creating a platform for the children to write the book review and share it with other children for their benefit. At the age of 13 yrs,he launched www.ihavereadthebook.com in April 2015. It has reached to 55000 + Schools in six countries including USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, Singapore & India. Here is what media says about Atharv’s work: (just click on the newspaper to open the link)
Atharv Won Teen Tycoon Award at entrepreneurship Summit held at IIT Mumbai in February 2016.
At iCONGO’s REC Conclive New Delhi (Nov 2016) He was conferred with Rex Karmaveer Fellowship & was awarded with Karmaveer Chakra Award for his commendable work for spreading love for books among the School Children.
Intelligence Plus honoured him with Young Innoventurer Award in Jan 2018.
This website presents children with thousands of books suitable for their age group and encourages Children to read distinctive books and share the story with others. ihavereadthebook.com is an initiative to encourage Children to read and share their reading experiences with other Children. Children can register themselves to the website and explore the books, read and write reviews for the books of their interest.
Schools can participate and register themselves and their students to the ihavereadthebook platform. Various individual and school level competitions like energy conservation initiatives, Story writing competitions, Essay competitions, etc are organized through this platform for students, to enhance their reading and writing skills. Names of winning schools and students are declared on the website after each competition.