Spending summers without an Air Conditioner are quite a task these days. But soaring prices make it less affordable to a lot of people. In such times of distress, a 16-year-old Kalyani Shrivastava from Jhansi built an air conditioner for just Rs 1,800. At such a cheap price her idea is to make the AC help people struggling in the blistering heat of the sun. The Class 12 student of Lokamanya Tilak Inter College in Jhansi has made the AC such that it causes no pollution. The AC has an ice box made of thermocol from where the air is released from a 12 bolt DC fab. Due to which cool air is released which drops the temperature by 4-5 degrees when it is used for an hour. The innovative and affordable product has been selected by Indian Institute of Delhi (IIT-D) for the National Level Model Competition.Also Read - Transition Out Of Coal To Impact 13 Million People In India Post Glasgow Climate Pact. Details Here

As per reports, Last year she was felicitated by the Uttar Pradesh government as a part of initiative ‘Naari Samman’ in partnership with Hindi newspaper Amar Ujala. Recognising her work she also received an invitation from the government for a seminar in Japan. Her father Dinesh Shrivastava is a teacher in the Department of Basic Education and her mother Divya Shrivastava also works as a teacher. She also excels in extracurricular activities and has participated in TV singing reality show Indian Idol. Her talents have won her over 50 prizes in her state. The AC will work on solar energy thus keeping electricity bill at bay. Itanagar: Student makes stunning invention, creates special ‘goggles’ for blind Also Read - Mumbai: 80% of Nariman Point, Cuffe Parade Will be Under Water by 2050, Says BMC Chief

Global warming has been one of the main causes of such high temperature in the country making it difficult for a lot of people to survive. Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address on ‘Mann Ki Baat’ said that climate change is not just confined to academia but people are facing its ill effects on the daily basis. He was quoted saying, “Nature is changing its rules now, the summer heat we used to face in the month of May and June has shifted to March and April… many people who send their suggestions to me point out what should we do amid such heat.” He also said that people should sensitive to people and birds alike with increasing heat. (Image Credits- YourStory) Also Read - Chhattisgarh Activist Pastes Pictures of Lord Shiva on Trees to Prevent Them From Being Cut | Watch