IIT Student Produces Electricity From Waste Water

Waste water management is a big issue world wide and specially in India where there is acute shortage of the precious resource in many places but a 23-year-old student of IIT Kharagpur claims he has found a solution.

Apart from finding solutions management of waste water he has also demonstrated producing electricity from it, which could go a long way in protecting the earth's resources.

Manoj Mandelia, who is pursuing integrated MTech at IIT Kharagpur, there was no policy in the country which examined waste as part of a cycle of production-consumption-recovery.

"Waste management still constituted a linear system of collection and disposal which creates health and environmental hazards," he said.

Published Date: Mar 22, 2010 02:02 pm | Updated Date: Mar 22, 2010 02:02 pm