A Hyderabad Teenager has come up with an invention that helps women to protect them from Rape attempt. the teenager makes an anti-rape electrical shoe.
Siddharth Mandala, the 17-year-old teenager who aspires to become a Tech Entrepreneur has accomplished his first product in his very early age, Unlike other teenagers, Siddharth did not spend his time on Social media or games or stuff, instead, he spent his time for his passion tech and his determination to do something for women.
Siddharth says the idea has struck him 5 years ago when he was with his mother protesting against the rape incident in Delhi, the incident that shook the complete nation, also had an impact on Mandala, and he determined to do something for women.
The electric shoe inflicts, 0.1amp electricity and sends out an alert for assistance to cops and family members, The shoe was created using a unique circuit board that uses footsteps to charge itself with the help of a concept called the “piezoelectric effect”. The more the user walks, the more energy is generated and stored in a rechargeable battery.” Mandala explains the concept.
He has been trying this for 2 years, after 17 prototype failures, Siddharth has finally made one, but he has not received the patent yet. He has plans to design of the shoe look more appealing and more comfortable.
After the patent is obtained, I plan to approach start-up incubators in the city to get a better understanding of how my product will fare in the real market and what changes I have to make to the prototype. I need to focus on the designing of the product in order to make it appealing in a market space,” said Mandala.
The Aspiring entrepreneur says he is happy to create a self-defense device for women,” All a woman needs to do is ensure that the battery is sufficiently charged. When the shoe makes contact with an attacker’s body, the attacker will be electrocuted,” he said.
Telangana (83.1) stood third in the country in the rate of crime against women in 2015. As per the National Crime Records Bureau data according to TOI and for this situation such device are must for women protection.