Sonam Wangchuk, genuine Phunsukh Wangdu, creates sun based warmed tent for Army faculty
Trend-setter and educationist Sonam Wangchuk, the genuine Phunsukh Wangdu of Bollywood blockbuster ‘3 Idiots’, has built up an eco-accommodating sun based warmed tent that Army faculty can use in amazingly chilly places like Siachen and Galwan valley in the Ladakh locale.
Wangchuk, who has numerous climate agreeable advancements to his name, said the sunlight based warmed military tent, other than saving money on utilization of non-renewable energy source and its evil impacts on the climate, expands the wellbeing of the military faculty.
“This tent uses the sun powered energy caught during day time to keep the fighters’ dozing chamber warm during night. Since there is no utilization of petroleum derivative, it sets aside on cash and furthermore is without discharge,” he said.
The trend-setter said the temperature inside the resting office of the military tent can be expanded or diminished by relating increment or abatement in protection layers.
“The dozing chamber has four layers of protection and it gave a temperature of 15 degrees Celsius when outside temperature was short 14 degrees Celsius. The quantity of layers can be diminished for hotter spots,” he added.
Wangchuk said the temperature inside the tent ought not be too comfortable as the officers must be prepared to battle the adversary in the open where temperature can be pretty much as low as short 30 degrees Celsius in places like Galwan valley.
While Wangchuk broadly alluded to a year ago’s India-China remain off in Ladakh, he said he had made a prior adaptation of sun oriented warmed tent 15 years prior for shepherds who were occupied with raising of Pashmina goats which produce great Cashmere fleece.
Alluding to new model, Wangchuk said the tent is compact and can oblige 10 warriors.
“No part of the tent gauges in excess of 30 kg which makes it effectively compact. The tent is dismantled into 30 to 40 parts,” he said.
Wangchuk said the heaviness of segments can be brought down to 20 kg each by utilizing superlight aluminum material.
“That rendition will be more costly that the current model,” he said.
He recognized the help given by the Army in building up the sun based warmed tent, saying “it has been planned remembering the prerequisites of the Army”.
The pioneer said it took his group at Himalayan Institute of Alternatives Ladakh (HIAL) one month to make the model of the sun powered warmed tent.
The tent has been planned remembering the spots like Siachen ice sheet and Black Top Hill, the 55-year-old trend-setter said.
Wangchuk on Friday visited Zojila Top test a “insane thought” of making the ease ice burrow for keeping the methodology street to Zojila burrow open.
“It will save 500 tons of carbon dioxide and crores every year,” he said while asking his 1,000,000 endorsers on YouTube channel to “stay tuned for the video”.