While automobile companies around the world are looking for more eco-friendly ways to reduce pollution and use better fuel in their cars, a 21-year-old college student from Mangaldai in north Assam’s Darrang district has invented a steamed car that runs on fuel derived from water.
After several experiments and working hard for over six months at his home, Prasanna Deka from Ghatowapara village in Mangaldai, finally came up with this eco-friendly car called H2O.
“I have been able to build this steamed vehicle after 55-failed attempts. I had to invest Rs 85,000 for making this vehicle,” Prasanna said.
Prasanna is a BA second semester student of a local college. His mother took a loan from local agency to make his son’s dream a reality.
Prasanna works as a part-time worker in the college canteen to earn extra money for his dream project.
The project needs more work for better finishing which has been put on hold due to lack of funds, he said.
This invention by the youth has drawn interest among the locals. Though the vehicle looks like another remodeled car, a closer look reveals details of the technology used to create it.