E-bike by GITS students to be featured in Asia’s second largest technical festival
B.Tech students studying in Geetanjali Institute of Technical Studies, Dabok, Udaipur, have created a pollution-free electric bike called "BOLTS".
B.Tech students studying in Geetanjali Institute of Technical Studies, Dabok, Udaipur, have created a pollution-free electric bike called “BOLTS”.
Kapil Agarwal, Vice Chairman, Geetanjali Group launched the Electric Bike BOLT. He said that IIT Roorkee has included this bike in their Technical Fest Cognizance 2018 exhibition. This Technical Fest is Asia’s second largest technical festival.
Vikas Misra, Director of the Institute informed that this electric bike can cover a distance of 150 kms after one-time full charge. It takes about 3 hours for the bike to be fully charged.
Dr. P. C. Bapna, Head of Electrical Engineering Department informed that the maximum speed of this bike is 55 kmph. Dr Bapna said that such a bike will be very useful in our move towards a Smart City.
Students Divya Bhatt, Deep Dave, Pranav Paneri, Abhay Singh and Abhishek Dadhich worked on the creation of this eco-friendly bike under the guidance of Assistant Professor Bherudas Vairagi and EIT Lab In-charge Assistant Professor Rameshwar Deora.
It has the students 2 months to build this bike and its total cost was Rs. 1,50,000.
The students aim at producting the electric bike commercially at Rs 50,000 so that it is easily available to the general public.