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Foot Operated steering vehicle for armless people


UN SDG Category : Sustainable Cities and Communities
Innovator : Nishanth. S
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Institution : Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College, Coimbatore

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Problem Statement
People who are physically challenged are having separate vehicle available. People who don't have arms are having difficulties in using special vehicle. By simple mechanism a vehicle should be designed for armless people.

Solution
The existing system consists of chain drive which is connected to the frame and front wheel. The proposed system has a "bi-cycle fork" directly attached to the front wheel with top as steering wheel which can be operated with legs. This is a simple and effective way of armless people vehicle till date. The whole vehicle is powered by DC supply by battery.

Beneficiary
Physically challenged Armless people.

Innovation
Usage of "bicycle fork in front wheel which is directly attached to steering wheel". Patent Number: 201941026959

India's Sustainable Development
This will be economically benefited to a lot of people because of the fact that it uses simple mechanism. Now armless people can also use vehicle to travel with confidence. If Welfare for differently abled person, government of tamilnadu supports this project the cost effective way to armless people transportation issue will be sorted.

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