18 September 2021 3:18

‘3 Idiots’ fame innovator builds solar-heated tent for Indian army at Galwan Valley

World-renowned Ladakh-based engineer & education reformist Sonam Wangchuk has built a solar-powered military tent for the Indian Army at the Galway Valley.

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Wangchuk built a tent that could accommodate 10 jawans and is fully portable with the weight of the tent being less than 30 kilos.

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Wangchuk revealed on Twitter that his tent could sustain even under sub-zero temperatures such as minus 14 degrees Celcius.

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In one photograph, he points out that it was carbon neutral, replacing kerosene and tackling pollution. 

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In another tweet, Wangchuk thanked people for their ‘overwhelming response to Ladakh’s little gift for Indian Army.’

He also said that ‘To answer your Qs about how it works I’m releasing a video at 11am on my YouTube channel.’

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