Prince Edward visits India

Prince Edward in India

The Earl of Wessex has been visiting India, meeting young people and supporting businesses there, including the Indian School of Management and Entrepreneurship in Mumbai.

After The Earl made a short speech, DICE (Design, Innovation & Creativity led Entrepreneurship) students presented him with projects including a tool to track neonatal vitals for Asha workers in rural India.

They also had plans for writing software for visually impaired people.

Prince Edward then met representatives of UK and Indian companies before officially opening the DICE Healthcare & Wellness Accelerator.

During his time in Mumbai, His Royal Highness attended the first session of the India-UK Createch Summit, which intends to celebrate creativity and technology.

He then visited a school in the city to meet young coaches from The Naz Foundation’s Community Awards Programme, pictured above.

Last week, The Earl and Sophie, The Countess of Wessex were in Sri Lanka, to mark the country’s 70th anniversary of independence.