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The Innovator from Assam, Uddhab Bharali, selected for prestigious NASA Technology Award.
The NASA Technology Award is being conducted every year and for the current year, 2012. Innovator, Uddhab Bharali lives nearby the banks of river Brahmaputra in North Lakshimpur of the State Assam, India. As Uddhab Bharali is being selected for the NASA Technology Award – 2012, following article just gives you a flashlight of his dedication towards new technology experiments. Also don’t forget to vote for him last date is 31st August 2012.
Mr. Uddhab Bharali Introduction:
The one line Introduction of Mr. Uddhab Bharali is that he is the only man who is works as an INNOVATOR for his living. Uddhab Bharali is a farmer living in Assam and up till today he has invented above 85 engineering devices related to agriculture industry in India. At present only 13 of the 85 engineering devices are being commercialized and are available in market. Mr. Uddhab Bharali also helped the local industries and the communities so as to modify or create the necessary changes in their existing machine setup. He once said that developing such new machines was the need of time and money.
The first invention Uddhab Bharali made was the setup of an Industry where polythene film was manufactured for surrounding tea estates. The ready made machines price for production of polythene film was above Rs. 4 Lakhs and they were being imported from outside India during the year 1988. So Uddhab Bharali developed the same polythene film mechanized plant unit at a cost of only Rs. 67,000/- only. It was interesting to know that while he was inventing this polythene film producing machine there was a debt on his father and this invention has cleared all the debts on his family. Loan amount on his family was near about 18 Lakhs in the year 1988.
After clearing the debt, Mr. Uddhab Bharali also worked in maintenance department of a Hydropower project in Arunachal Pradesh which is one of the 28 States of India.
Uddhab Bharali's Invention noticed by NASA :
The pomegranate is a fruit which requires our hands to de- seed the inner part of it. As the juice of pomegranate is acidic and it stains our hands and at times our clothes, it is a nasty job to cut and eat the fruit. Hence, knowing the exact cause and qualities of pomegranate, Uddhab Bharali has invented a machine which can de-seed the pomegranate fruit. The machine invented by him needs less electricity and the pomegranate can be put in the machine without cutting. Using the machine designed by Uddhab Bharali we can de-seed 50 to 55 KG of pomegranate per hour. Right now the product, mini pomegranate de-seeder, is a hit in the Turkey and United State of America.
The description of product designed by Mr. Uddhab Bharali is being posted on the website of NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration). Hence, to know the exact working and mechanism of mini pomegranate de-seeder check the link given in following passage.
How to vote for Uddhab Bharali:
Mini Pomegranate De-seeder
Just register on the above link and vote our Innovator, Mr. Uddhab Bharali who belongs to Assam, India. Uddhab Bharali needs to get through a list of 26 innovators from around the World. So vote as early as possible. All visitors to this site can vote for Uddhab Bharali. Last date to vote is 31st August 2012.
Achievements of Uddhab Bharali:
2007: Discovery Channel presented a special episode on Uddhab Bharali's Inventions.
2007: Shristi Samman – Master Innovator Award by National Innovation Foundation, India
2009: President's Award for Innovation.
2010: Meritorious Invention Award
Short listing of his designed equipments or Nominations:
2012: The Tech Award by Tech Museum, San Jose, California.
2012: NASA Technology Award.
2012: World Technology Award 2012.
Uddhab Bharali designed equipments are All over the world:
Ethiopia and Indonesia: Remi-recortication machine
Kenya: Cassava Peeler machine.
Turkey and United States of America: Pomegrante de-seeder machine.
Other locally and globally distributed machines are like chopper for feeding fish and cattle's, a trench digger, passion fruit juice extractor, jatropha de seeding machine, safed musli- peeling machine, polishing machine of brass utensil, weeding machine, sugarcane stripping machine, garlic peeling machine, paddy thresher machine, tobacco-leaf cutter, stevia pulverize machine and also a multipurpose passion fruit gel extractor machine and herbal dyer machine.
We all wish him "All The Best" to win the World Technology Award and NASA Technology Award for the current year 2012.
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