<28 May> - The day was mostly spent in travelling with the evening invested in experiments with the chula and different types of woods to determine the characteristics of the woods predominantly used in the area (bawar, kapas, ardusa, neem and peepal) and the differenc...

The day was planned for a field visit to Surendranagar.

The day started at 4:30 AM. We left by bus to Ahmedabad at 6. A train ride to Surendranagar from Ahemdabad. The a bus ride followed to Sayla. We reached Sayla by 1:30 PM. Had lunch and rested till 4PM.

The restaura...

<23 May> - The day was spent in arranging materials for the fabrication of the chula and a visit to Ahmedabad to attend an interaction with Dr. K C Malhotra. 

<24 May> - The chulha fabricated on 23 May was done using 'Maeda' Soil as base and husk as binder. But due to p...

Day 4 was a field visit to Amrapur where we met a number of families and focused mainly on the affinity of people towards their preferred choice of stove (gas based, traditional wood/cow-dung/coal based chula, kerosene stove or induction stove).

1. Shilpha Ben (wife of...

Day 3 was mostly spent in a field visit to a settlement on the way to Amrapur, where we visited a number of houses in search of problems and get to know the chula of the villages.

1. Jagruti S. Rawal

- 35 Years User

- Wood with plastic wrapper
- Kept in open
- LPG during...

Our day two started with a brief discussion on Process flow diagram of Multi Source chullah. The discussion was mostly on increasing the energy efficiency by using waste energy to generate electric voltage using thermoelectric material (Seebeck Effect). Mind mapping wa...

This was the first day after the team formation. The day began with a mind mapping session from Prof. Shashank Mehta, NID Ahmedabad.

The team engaged in mapping the stakeholders (the people being affected by the problem/solution indirectly or directly) of the problem.


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