Assam Boy Bids Adieu To Fuel; Invents State’s First Steam Engine Car

Assam boy Prasanna Deka invented steam engine vehicle in Assam's Darrang district
Assam boy Prasanna Deka invented steam engine vehicle in Assam's Darrang district. Photo: TIME8
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Highlights

  • Vehicle is named as H2O invented at a cost of Rs 85000
  • Prasanna Deka has become successful in his 56th attempt

Darrang, February 7, 2019

After 55 failed attempts, a 21-year-old youth from Piporadokan in Assam’s Darrang district bid adieu to fuel by inventing steam engine vehicle. Challenging the fuel-price hike, which forced most of the political parties and organizations to stage protest against the government and occupies media spaces, the BA second semester student invented the vehicle at a cost of around Rs 85 thousand.

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Speaking to TIME8, the youth – Prasanna Deka, who worked in college canteen to earn the fund needed for his project, said, “It is the result of six-month long continuous hard work.” Expressing his happiness at successful completion of his project, he said, “At a time when pollution has raised eyebrows of climate scientists, I think, this vehicle will definitely help in preservation of environment, if it gets recognition.” Prasanna named his vehicle as H2O.