The ‘trike’ concept refers to providing two wheels in front and one
at the back, thus making possible an extra seat and reverse mechanism in
scooters for the physically challenged.
The team comprises final year mechanical engineering students Naveen G. Anand, S.T. Subin, Krishnakanth, N. Arun Kumar, and R. Rohit Chandran of Mohandas Engineering College, under the guidance of G.R. Adarsh, a faculty of the college.
“We watched the difficulty in the body positions of the differently abled, while riding a conventional scooter designed for them. The prototype cost around Rs.40,000,” said a team member.
Source: The Hindu, 11th June 2015