India Switzerland Social Innovation Camp

Problem statements
& Prototypes

INSSINC interdisciplinary teams of students have worked with SELCO Foundation on the following problems statements

2019 / Problem Statement A

Improving migrants housing conditions

Improve SELCO’s current design of better transitional shelter structures for urban migrant communities, keeping financial affordability in mind as well as longevity and portability of the solution. Moreover the need to explore different materials as well as construction techniques and layout designs are also key when developing the solution.

Prototype 01: Transitional FanPrototype 02: Double Layer Roof Housing
2019 / Problem Statement B

Scaling up SELCO integrated energy centers

Improve SELCO’s network of Integrated Energy Centres (IECs) with a specific interest in making it modular in a way that it can be easily used as an add-on service by various shops or street vendors in Bangalore. Such IECs can be located next to bus stops, intersections or c lose to settlements of poor communities.

Prototype 01: Crate ChargePrototype 02: Solar Mini-Kiosk