Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University
Official Website     Last Updated: 19th Jul, 2024
Admission 2024-25
Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University
Official Website     Last Updated: 19th Jul, 2024
Admission 2024-25

Patent on “MULTI-TASKING MOP HANDLE” granted to School of Mechanical Engineering, SMVDU

A patent has been granted to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University for an invention entitled “MULTI-TASKING MOP HANDLE” for a term of 20 years in accordance with the provisions of the Patents Act, 1970 by the Controller of Patents, Indian Patent Office, Government of India, with Patent No.: 508337. Dr. Sanjay Mohan, Assistant Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering, SMVDU, and Mr. Nikhil Kumar, a graduate of the School of Mechanical Engineering, SMVDU are the inventors of this patent. The patent is related to design of an innovative joint to be placed along the length of the mop handle. This handle is equipped with a unique joint comprising two shafts connected by the innovative joint, allowing for the inclination of the shaft at various angles. The invention shall provide flexibility to the mop handle (upper half) at different angles to facilitate the user. With this invention, the inventors aim to provide comfort to the user, enabling cleaning underneath surfaces while standing or sitting. This invention simplifies mopping for users and incorporates ergonomic design principles to ensure safe and comfortable usage. Users no longer need to bend while mopping and can adjust the mop handle to various angles as desired. This achievement is noteworthy for the university and contributes to the development of its intellectual property. The inventors extend their gratitude to their fellow colleagues at School of Mechanical Engineering for their continuous encouragement and support. The Honorable Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Pragati Kumar, congratulated the inventors of the patent.

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