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Huma Pervez, Faiza Jamal and Faraz Khan — students of architecture at the Jamia Millia Islamia have developed ‘Innokart+’, an eco-friendly food-vending cart replete with provisions to guarantee proper storage, shelter and hygiene.
Besides drawers for storage of food, the cart also has two sections for waste disposal — for dry and wet waste separately, thus ensuring waste segregation at source. There are also plans to install a solar rooftop in the future. For now, the cart will be used to sell food in streets inside the university campus.
“The cart promises to transform street food selling in India for the better,” said Professor Mini Thomas, Director of the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) at Jamia Millia which has played a catalytic role in the development of this innovative cart.
The commercial viability of the cart is yet to be established but the makers are currently concentrating on detecting and removing any flaws that might arise during its test runs on campus.
Innokart is one of the the six entries selected out of 114 for presentation at the recently concluded Festival of Innovations at Rashtrapati Bhawan.
Source: The Hindu