Team of nine girl students from RIMT University designed & fabricated a single seated solar powered race car and bagged Second Position with a cash award of RS. 10,000 in the Final Endurance Race of National solar Vehicle Challenge 2016-17 held on 21-24 March 2017 at Ganpat University, Mahesana, Gujarat.
Team have built a light weight vehicle powered with an 850watt motor that can run continuously for more than three hours with or without sun light when fully charged. The driver of vehicle Karishma Vashishtha student of 6th semester B.Arch. also received best driver award for her marvelous driving. Total 60 teams had participated in this national level event, out of which 13 teams were short listed from IIT – BHU Varanasi for final race to participate in final race at “Ganpat University”. This event NSVC 2016-17 is focused to promote the use of green energy in automobiles and to give real practical shape to the imagination of students.