An electric car has been designed and developed by a team of staff and students of the Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte. Petrol engine-based Maruti Omni car of the Institute is transformed into a pollution-free, energy efficient & eco-friendly Electric Vehicle. Power Electronic converters designed and developed by the team successfully drive the electric motor and charge the battery array of the vehicle.
Dr. Niranjan Chiplunkar, Principal, NMAMIT launched this Electric Omni Car on 28th July 2020 in the college premises and appreciated the efforts of the team. Project Mentor, Dr. Suryanarayana K, Professor, Dept. of Electrical & Electronics Engineering narrated the project journey. Both the Principal and the Project Mentor expressed indebtedness to the President of Nitte Education Trust, Sri. N Vinaya Hegde for encouraging research culture in the institute.
Vice-Principals, Registrar, Heads of other departments, teaching and support staff witnessed the event.