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Expedition in a solar car to tell about Kalam’s vision

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This 63-year-old Syed Sajjad Ahmed is on a mission in his self-made solar-powered electric car so that he ignite the youth about Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam”s Vision 2020.
He began this journey on November 1 from Raj Bhavan at Bengaluru to Rashtrapati Bhavan at New Delhi and made a brief halt at Belagavi on his return journey. The self made solar car weighs about 400 kgs and has a max speed o 30 kmph and each day the car can travel about 40 kms and 100 kms with a battery back up.

Syed Sajjad Ahmed solar car
Syed Sajjad Ahmed

Syed Sajjad Ahmed solar carCovering 6000 kms was not easy but he had aimed to spread the message such as `Swasta Bharat to Wealthy Bharat’ and `Clean Bharat to Healthy Bharat’.
The car has 5 solar panels that have a capacity of 100 watts. Syed, who had received the World Environment Day Award 2006, had earlier developed an electric two-wheeler, and three- wheelers for differently abled. Later he got into making a solar-powered four-wheeler worth Rs 1.5 lakh.

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