A fan that consumes 50 percent less electricity


A Coimbatore based entrepreneur, Sundar Muruganandhan, has developed an energy efficient fan that consumes 50 percent less electricity than normal fans.

Marketed under the brand name of ‘Superfan,’ and sold through distributors in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Maharashtra, the sleek and elegant looking fans come in different colors and models.

Superfan got the first prize at the India Innovation Initiative (i3) last week from among 900 entries.

You could read the complete story about Sundar here



Jaydeep Mandal develops low cost sanitary napkins

Jaydeep Mandal, co-founder of Delhi headquartered Aakar Innovations, who has developed a low-cost sanitary napkin machine that is all set to penetrate rural India, had an interest in innovations right from his childhood.

At school, he had designed a water-lifting device for irrigational use. But the innovation that would satisfy him most was to come years later.

To know more about Jaydeep’s innovation, you might want to read the article: Indian innovator plans to go international with his latest product