Author: Vigyan Ashram (DST core supported blog)

Participation in Festival of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (FINE) 2018

Vigyan ashram participated in Festival of Innovation & Entrepreneurship (FINE) , 2018 during 19th to 23rd March. Every year exhibition is organized by the President’s Secretariat in association with National Innovation Foundation-India. It was good platform to showcase work done by us on various technology development projects under DST Core support project and learn from other...

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Bio-Gas Plant controller & Data Logger

Bio-gas plants efficiency is largely based desire temperature & pH value of its digesters. Our alumni Swatch Gas Pvt Ltd (Pune) is working on increasing efficiency of commercial bio-gas plants for urban waste. Our DIC student Ms.Yogeshree developed & successfully installed a ‘ Real time data Logger & temperature / pH sensor for bio-gas plants. Technical details of this unit is available on – Bio gas plant Controller and Data logger For any further details please contact us on...

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"Made In Pabal & quot; DC Laser cutter & Wood router

Its our pleasure to install digital DC laser cutter and Wood router machines at Lokmanya Vidya Mandir , IBT School at Chikhalgaon (Tal-Dapoli , Dist- Ratnagiri , Maharashtra). These CNC machines are MADE IN Fab-Lab , Pabal by our Fab engineers Ms.Supriya Kadam and Mr. Suhas Labde. Specifications of these machines are as below – DC Laser cutter – This laser can work with 0.3 mm precision and can cut or engrave up to 1.5 mm depth. Operate on DC hence no need to worry about earthing & fluctuating power supply. Cut cardboard and paper , therefore useful for...

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Aquaponics (RAS) In India – Update

As published earlier , we at Vigyan ashram , conducting trial on Aquaponics (RAS) system with Grass carp fish. At present our system is of 5 months old (loaded with 2 Gm grass carp fingerlings in September 2017) and its running quite smooth. The bio-beds are flushed with Tomatoes , Alo leaves and polyhouse with rose plantation. Grass carps also showing fair growth rate with 30 to 450 Gm fish weight in last 5 months. Fish is fed with Azolla / Berseem (Trifolium alexandrinum) and floating pallets (40:40:10 ratio). The weight (growth) variation probably due to higher stocking density...

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Simple yet very effective -Cap for Sugarcane farmers –

In Sugarcane farming, it is difficult for farmers to work within sugarcane field due to sharp edges of sugarcane leaves.  Sharp leaves results in cuts on the face and potential damages eyes. This problem is severe when sugarcane crop grows up and farmers have to enter the filed for watering, spraying fertilizers. A safety cap is designed by Chetan Kadam (VA DIC student) realizing his own problem while doing farming at his native place. For information of such simple yet useful innovation please visit DIC @ vigyan...

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