World’s first solar-heated military tent

Weigh less than 30 kilos & is fully portable

Can sustain in sub-zero temperatures (e.g. -14°C)

Does not require any external heating

Was built in just four weeks

Can accommodate up to 10 jawans

Can stay warm for up to 12 to 14 hours

Used clean and green materials to build the tent

Is carbon neutral, sustainable & insulated

Sonam Wangchuk is an engineer turned education reformer and innovator

Designed a pre-fabricated solar-heated mud hut for the Indian Army stationed at higher altitudes previously

He also established the SECMOL, an institution that has revolutionised the education system in region