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Jamshedpur, Dec 8: Nineteen- year old, Ankit Rath has invented a social App, ‘phylo,’ that enables family members to be connected to one another at all times. The application can be downloaded from Google Play Store through the link, ankitrath.com/phylo. Ankit observed, “Family bonding is one of God’s greatest and most beautiful gifts.
In this age of fast development, there is more than an iota of concern among each family member at all times. Nowadays, people remain connected to families, relatives and friends through mobile calling. After long research I was finally able to come up with my programme, Phylo, whereby the mere push of a button will be enough to gather information of family members regarding the whereabouts of each of them will be there in less than a second. Family concern gave me the motivation to create phylo whereby any family member can get the location, his or her present status and if such a person has met with an accident, in brief, sums up the thought behind this creation and in this era when people keep a tab on relatives, friends and relatives on mobile phone conversation, Phylo will enable one to immediately reach out to family members at a press of the button and reach out help within one second.”
Nineteen-year-old Ankit Rath of Saraikela is a resident of Kansari Tola, has ambitiously designed this App and phylo has drawn the has already been recognized by DPIIT, Government of India under Startup India.
How the App phylo works
Ankit said, “Fylo application connects family members at all times. Often, in the process of going out of the house, the family members do not know where they are. If you are traveling or driving or are in any problem or are unable to pick up the phone due to various reasons, then all the problems will be solved through this app. With this app, the actual location of the family members will be known in just a second for which the app becomes helpful. Its biggest feature is that in case of emergency, just by pressing an emergency button, the message and location can be sent to the rest of the family members immediately. This facility can prove to be very handy in view of today’s time, especially from the point of view of security of school and college going girls and women working in the office. This app can be downloaded from the Google Play Store from the link ankitrath.com/fylo.
Ankit was born in IGH Hospital Rourkela. His father, Subroto Kumar Rath, was an officer in the State Bank of India and mother, Subarna Rath is a skilled housewife. Presently the whole family is living in Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh. The younger of two siblings, Ankit’s creative talent blossomed since childhood and he took to computers like a fish to water. “I am ever thinking of bringing in some new discovery that will be beneficial to society. I learned Graphics Designing and programming at home along with my studies.”
His dedicated pursuits, he has earned business in India and abroad. During class XII, Ankit got a job opportunity from an American company. After putting in eight years at the USA firm, Ankit Rath quit the job to prepare for is XII Board Exams. He is currently a student of 2nd year engineering. He stated, “Since my childhood, I was obsessed with launching a company of my own.”
He has established a company, Acrovision Pvt Ltd through which he aims to improve on his Phylo app. He said, “My main aim is to provide customers quick service. Presently, I am looking for investors to upgrade the app constantly with newer innovations.”