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Triple decker
Triple decker

Three students from Meerut have designed a three-floor bus and are looking for help to start production. In the 11 feet high vehicle that can seat 100 passengers, one floor could be reserved for women, one of the designers told Asad Ashraf

  Posted    26-Jul-2014    Vol 5 Issue 30
Homegrown scientists
Homegrown scientists

Two green crusaders have proved that they can breed plants in limited space with higher yield. They even made it to the record books, but their work has not got its due recognition since they are not formal scientists, reports Sahana Ghosh

  Posted    31-May-2014    Vol 5 Issue 22
Rustic wheels
Rustic wheels

To help people in villages, an engineer from Delhi University, Abhinav Das, has developed a rural utility vehicle, which is economical and can also be used to generate power and draw water with some attachments. Kavita Kanan Chandra reports

  Posted    26-Apr-2014    Vol 5 Issue 17
Power of waste
Power of waste

Namakkal in Tamil Nadu is known for poultry, among other things. But not many know of a poultry owner generating electricity from chicken droppings, whose disposal was once a headache. P C Vinoj Kumar explains the innovation and the business

  Posted    29-Mar-2014    Vol 5 Issue 13
Fairy farms
Fairy farms

Many farmers across India have managed to increase their production and also switch crops after getting training at the Indo-Israel Centre of Excellence for Vegetables, says Rahul Vaishnavi

  Posted    08-Mar-2014    Vol 5 Issue 10
Water Wheel
Water Wheel

Fetching water takes such considerable time for rural women that they expend most of their time and energy on that. But ‘Water Wheel’, a recent innovation, is ushering a change in the lives of women in some villages, says Souzeina S Mushtaq

  Posted    08-Feb-2014    Vol 5 Issue 6
Trashing sound
Trashing sound

A first year engineering student, Aditya Bali, used 6500 waste tetra packs, and loads of sawdust for building couple of sound proof rooms at the St. Mary’s School, Dwarka, says Deeksha Bhatia
 

  Posted    28 Jan 2014    Vol 5 Issue 4
That's app, man
That's app, man

SafetiPin, a map-based mobile app, designed for Delhi women's safety, has been launched. What now helps women access public spaces in Delhi sans fear will soon go places, says Anuradha Dutt

  Posted    04-Jan-2014    Vol 5 Issue 1
Habitual innovator
Habitual innovator

Co-founder of Aakar Innovations, Jaydeep Mandal, who has developed a low-cost sanitary napkin machine, is a born innovator. In school, he designed a water-lifting device used in irrigation. But his best is the new machine, says Roohi Sehgal

  Posted    01-Nov-2013    Vol 4 Issue 44
Power saver
Power saver

The maker of ‘Superfan’ that consumes just about a third of the electricity other fans expend, Sundar Muruganandhan, is looking for investors to expand his plant to take his ‘i3’ award winning innovation to the masses, says P C Vinoj Kumar

  Posted    25-Oct-2013    Vol 4 Issue 43
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