Published on August 19, 2020 | News Source: Bijay Sankar Bora
Guwahati, August 19: A young innovator from South Assam's Hailakandi district has come up with an innovative sanitiser that would be quite handy and useful in the fight against COVID-19.
A student of Electrical and Electronics Engineering of RIST, Meghalaya, Shubrajyoti Dhar has developed a tunnel sanitiser automatic machine and an automatic hand sanitiser dispenser machine at his Ramcharan Sarani home located at Ward No.7 of Hailakandi Municipal area.
Dhar said that the tunnel sanitiser automatic machine built at a cost of Rs.8,000 would be very useful for the doctors and paramedics on COVID duty as 'it is hands free and will help in spraying of the whole body with disinfectants through eight nozzles'.
Having heard about the innovative sanitiser devices, Deputy Commissioner, Hailakandi, Megh Nidhi Dahal called on Dhar and asked him to install a tunnel sanitiser automatic machine at the main entrance of his office.
Dahal complimented the young scientist and presented a commendation certificate wishing him all the best in his future endeavours.
Meanwhile, Dhar has also developed an automatic dustbin, the lid of which opens up once someone comes close to it.The young scientist has developed through Google Assistant a mobile operated device enabling one to operate switch panel, AC, geyser, TV and other electronic gadgets without even touching them.