2015 Archive

Technology & Independence

Technology & Independence

Laxmikant Banjarey Uncategorized

This is a guest post by Neenu Kewlani, Miss Wheelchair India (2013) I got polio when I was 9 months old. Subsequently I developed scoliosis too. This restricted my mobility totally. I am dependent on others for my day to day needs. Whether it was my education or career I had to take total assistance […]

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ARCATRON – A debut on wheels!

ARCATRON – A debut on wheels!

Laxmikant Banjarey Uncategorized

History of Arcaton Mobility Four years ago in 2011, four passionate engineers of NITC teamed up to enter an event called “Design for Disabled” at Aavishkar ‘11 and stood first with their design of a mobility device. From thereon, it was but a matter of time, before we took this initiative forward, to make technology […]

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Why is Arcatron Building a Shower Wheelchair?

Why is Arcatron Building a Shower Wheelchair?

Laxmikant Banjarey Uncategorized

One of the biggest challenges in the day-to-day life of people who need locomotive assistance revolves around washrooms. The problems they face commonly range around:- Physically getting into the bathroom. Risk of injuries due to slipping in the bathroom. Difficulty in getting on or off the toilet seat. Lack of availability of practical support or […]

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Healthcare for the Elderly – A Monumental Challenge

Healthcare for the Elderly – A Monumental Challenge

Laxmikant Banjarey Uncategorized

Our elderly population in India is one of the fastest growing in the world. Currently at 110 million, India has the second largest population of ageing citizens and this number is projected to reach 158.7 million by 2025. It’s expected, by 2050, that it will surpass the population of children below 14 years. An analysis […]

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Neenu

Neenu

Laxmikant Banjarey Uncategorized

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