An IIT KGP Mechanical egg student, Debayan Saha, has invented a device claims that one car fitted with the device can neutralise the pollution emitted from 10 cars in its vicinity.
The device named “PM 2.5” when fitted near the silencer pipe in vehicles will curb air pollution.
“The technology uses a combination of electric energy and wave energy. It influences the pollutants like PM 2.5 such that they act like magnet attracting other particulate pollutants from the ambient atmosphere to get attached to it. As they grow bigger in size they become heavy and fall off safely on the ground like soil,” said Mr Saha.
Mr Saha is talking with various organisations to commercialise the product.