14-year old Indian Student Invented a Fan That Can Light Bulbs and Charge Mobiles

Scarcity of energy in India is a prime mover for newer innovations in this sector. Presently, the product that improves the lifestyle of people is much on the demand.

Every invention has some connection to either students or young professionals, due to an untapped mind of these generations.

A 14-year-old student from Hyderabad has achieved the respect that most of the seniors are dreaming.

Inventor Chandrashekar (Image credit: Meltingspot2020)

Chandrasekhar, a 9th standard student of G Pulla Reddy School, has invented a fan that can light bulbs and charge your gadgets!

He has recently showcased his product to T-Hub, a unique public/private partnership between the government of Telangana, 3 of India’s premier academic institutes and key private sector leaders. It encourages and fuels more start-up success stories in India. 

Born to NBBK Sharma, a supervisor at the Srikanaka Durga temple in Mehdipatnam and deaf and mute mother N Satayavani, Chandrasekhar Nadiminti, is the youngest entrant in T hub, reports TOI.

Images credit: Chandrasekhar

Chandrasekhar inspired by Michel Faraday’s law of electromagnetic induction and created a fan that generates enough energy to power a light bulb and charges the mobiles.

“Whenever we turn on the fan it generates electricity with the help of the mounted device. At night we can use this to light bulbs and during the day we can charge a backup battery on our mobile phone,” Chandrasekhar said.

To create this device, he used three simple magnets, two copper foils, and two plastic plates attached to the top of a running fan that costs him just Rs. 2000!

He thought of this invention in two weeks and built in just two days! The product was recently exhibited in a technological conference ‘MeltingPot2020’ Innovation Summit 2016, an initiative focused on innovation. (Source: TOI)


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