LPU and SAE India tied up to organize the Effi Cycle 2017 with the motive to encourage tomorrow’s Engineers and Designers to make environment-friendly motorcars. This event played a major role in preparing the young minds to create technology that is in sustenance with the environment which is crippled with issues like poor air quality and global warming to name a few.
Delhi was rated among the most polluted cities in the world. Despite several efforts like the even-odd rule and banning cracker sale to reduce the pollution, the city is still suffocated. It is evident that a revolution is needed in the technology we use in our daily transport.
Students from different colleges and universities from India participated in teams of 6-10. The students designed a three-wheeled configuration vehicle powered by human-electric hybrid power and capable of seating two passengers. Everyone who participated was a winner because everyone got the chance to learn something new.
However, to commemorate the spirit of competition, the winners were as follows:
The team from College of Engineering, Pune bagged the winning Trophy, while Galgotia’s College of Engineering and Technology Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh) got the 1st Runner-Up position and Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College Ludhiana Punjab got the 2nd Runner-Up position.
Honorable dignitaries Mr. I.V Rao (Executive Advisor, Maruti Suzuki India Limited Vice President – SAE INDIA Chairman – Engineering Education Board of SAE INDIA), Mr. UD Bhangale (Site Head – International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT), Gurgaon Convener- SAENIS EFFI CYCLE 2017) and Mr. Jatindra Malhotra(General Manager Maruti Suzuki India Limited co- Convener SAENIS EFFI CYCLE 2017) graced the event and awarded the winners.