Economics of ADITYA in IEEE

My article, “Economics of ADITYA” is published in IEEE India Newsletter. IEEE India Info. Vol. 13 No. 3 Jul – Sep 2018, Page 38-45. Download from their site.

Why VEGA 120 is a landmark for Kerala

Last year ADITYA solar ferry created a landmark by showing an alternative that is better and cheaper for short voyage routes on water. The boat has in the last 22 months carried 6 lakh passengers, travelled 36,000 km without a single drop of fuel thereby saving 55,000 litres of diesel. This year it is VEGA 120 that…

Lesson of Shopping Online

I think many of us are familiar and frequent user of online shopping for many of our needs. I too used this facility for purchasing books. Recently, thanks to floods entering my Aluva home, lot of home appliances needed to be replaced. Just before venturing in using online shopping for these items we did a…

Looking forward to TiECon 2018

Last year, we were the winners of “Startup of the Year” at TiECon. It is a prestigious  award especially since this is the biggest gathering of entrepreneurs in Kerala. This recognition gave us the confidence to work on bigger challenges in our mission, “Revolutionise Transport on Water”. The complexity of problem increases with either the…

Detoxifying CBSE Textbooks (3rd Std)

SOCIAL STUDIES This subject is always a suspect for its malcontents. 2. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE An inclination to leaders of certain dispensation is understandable, but disregard for India and ancient Indians cannot be tolerated.

Discrimination Against Hindus In India

CENTRAL GOVERNMENT 1. Running Schools Article 15(5) and 30 of our constitution ensures minority run schools are exempted from any kind of intervention from govt. even if is aided. In contrast, Hindu run schools, even if they are not govt. aided, will be subject to intervention. Intervention includes Right to Education where only Hindu run…

KMRL creating a monument for failure

Latest: KMRL has tweaked the EOI to be boats of steel or aluminium. Lets look at the final specs docs. _______________________________________________________________________________ KMRL (Kochi Metro Rail Limited), after a long wait, has taken the first step in realising their planned water metro project for Kochi. They have called for tender to build thirty six number of…

IVLP USA Travel – Week 3

26-Apr-2018 (Thursday) See off dinner at a Chinese restaurant followed by ice-cream. 24-Apr-2018 (Tuesday) Flew from Santa Fe (airport was Albequerque) to San Francisco. The landing was an experience with parallel landing.  

Why Bollywood is anti-hindu

Anyone who watches Bollywood (spare them) with a keen observation can see an anti-hindu bias in the presentation. A list of articles highlighting this is put here. Read and form opinion. Amrit Hallan – “Bollywood’s passive-aggressive attitude towards Hinduism“

Is KMRL getting it wrong in Water Metro Project?

Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) has an ambitious target of making the first integrated multimodal transport system in India with mobility on rail, road and water. For water,  watermetro project is a Rs.747 crore with financial assistance from the German Bank, KfW consisting of boats, jetty and access infrastructure. The project has a fleet of…

NavAlt in Smartfifty list

NavAlt makes it to the top 50 in the Smartfifty list. This is a list of top 50 firms, selected by Department of Science and Technology, that would transform India. The selection of the top 40 from 400 selected firms was held in Bangalore The remaining 10 were selected from the process held in US…

Destination Kerala Award 2018

Navalt wins the “Startup of the Year” award initiated by Destination Kerala in the ceremony held on 16 Feb, 2018 at Crowne Plaza, Kochi. The award received from: Shri Adeeb Ahamed, Shri. K. Ganesh, Dr. Saji Gopinath, Dr. ChristyFernandez, Shri RajeshNair.