The Grand Ceremony of the S-TIC NIT Agartala first product hand over to ISRO, Department of Space, Government of India is held at Visvesvaraya Auditorium of the NIT Agartala on 27th April, 2023 (Thursday) from 11:45 AM onwards.
Sri N Sudheer Kumar, Director, Capacity Building & Public Outreach (CBPO) & Chairman, JMC, S-TIC, NIT Agartala and Dr. S. P. Aggarwal, Director, North Eastern Space Applications Centre (NESAC) are the Guests of Honour of the function.
Prof. (Dr.) H.K. Sharma, Director, NIT Agartala delivered the Inaugural and welcome address of the function.
Among eight of the approved incubation projects sanctioned under the Space Technology Incubation Centre (S-TIC) NIT Agartala, four have been successfully completed and rest four are going to achieve their milestones shortly. As an outcome of these completed projects, one product, entitled “Integrated, Miniature and Portable Air Pollution Monitoring System” has been developed and is handed over to ISRO. The main features of this portable Air Pollution Monitoring System is that it can monitor concentrations of different greenhouse/ trace gases like CO, CO2, methane, ozone, SO, NO, and fine particulate matters along with physical parameters like temperature, relative humidity, etc. in real time for any location of particular a longitude and latitude through an indigenously developed mobile app for data visualization.
The project started in the year 2019 and completed in the year 2022. The Total sanctioned amount for the project is Rs. 24, 43,520/-(Rupees twenty Four Lakhs Forty Three Thousand Five Hundred and Twenty only).
This pollution monitoring systems is low cost, light weight and easily transportable. Director, NIT Agartala handed over the product to ISRO.