Developing tools to reduce the arduous workload of rural technicians and farmers

Description of the internship

Trainees have to design tools to reduce the effort of some manual workers. You may have to adopt tools available in the industry and modify them to meet local needs. Tools required for farmers, bricklayers, food sellers, etc. You will design, build and test equipment during your placement.

Required qualities and skills

  • 2D and 3D design using software such as Solid Works, Catia, Fusion, etc;
  • Basic manufacturing skills such as welding and grinding are desirable;
  • Laser cutting and 3D printing skills are desirable;
  • Willingness to stay in rural areas with basic facilities is essential;
  • Students are required to write a blog about their work and project.

Durée du : 3-6 months
Location: Pabal, Dist.Pune, Maharashtra, India
Accommodation provided: Yes
Meals provided: Yes

Section(s) concerned: EL, GC, MT, SIE, GM, MX

Description of the organization

Vigyan Ashram is located in the village of Pabal (200 km from Mumbai, Maharashtra). It trains young rural people in new technologies and helps them to set up their own businesses. Vigyan Ashram also has a Fab Lab for digital manufacturing.

Name: Vigyan Ashram
Contact person: Dr Yogesh Kulkarni, [email protected]