Thursday, October 02, 2008
"Solekshaw”, the solar-electric rickshaw
The Chief Minister of Delhi, Smt. Sheila Dikshit, launched “Solekshaw”, the solar-electric rickshaw for eco-friendly urban transport, at a function organized on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti near the Chandni Chowk Metro Station on 2nd October in the august presence of Shri Kapil Sibal, the Vice-President, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, CSIR and Union Minister of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences. Prof. Samir K. Brahmachari, the Director General, CSIR was among the other dignitaries who were present on the occasion. This innovation has come from CMERI, Durgapur, the lab that has given indegeneous tractors.