Pune: GH Raisoni College Engineers Secure Indian Patent for Revolutionary Corn Peeling Machine

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Pune, 21st December 2023: A dynamic team of inventors from GH Raisoni College of Engineering and Management, Pune, led by Dr. R. D. Kharadkar, Campus Director, and Dr. Arun Thakare, Associate Professor, alongside dedicated Mechanical Engineering students, has achieved a significant milestone with the grant of an Indian Patent for their groundbreaking “Corn Peeling Machine.”

The patented machine stands out for its innovative design, utility, and potential impact on the agriculture and agro-processing sectors. Representing a game-changing approach to corn processing, it offers an efficient and cost-effective solution for farmers, agro-processors, and maize grain traders.

Key features of the patented Corn Peeling Machine include a unique design that drastically reduces human effort, peeling the cover of a single corn in just 10 to 15 seconds. The machine boasts an impressive capacity, processing 2 kg of corn per minute. Utilizing Ultra High Molecular Weighted (UHMW) polyethylene material for rollers ensures durability and resilience, making it a sustainable and cost-effective solution for long-term use. The square-shaped teeth on side rollers prevent damage to corn seeds, showcasing a thoughtful and strategic design to enhance functionality.

Dheeraj Shaha, Pandurang Pawar, Nilesh Pawar, and Chhaya Bade, instrumental in developing the prototype in line with the patented design, are also recognized as patentees.

GH Raisoni College is known for its problem-solving approach, encouraging students to tackle real-life issues and devise innovative solutions. This success adds to the college’s track record of obtaining patents for inventive designs and products in the past.

Sunil Raisoni, Chairman of Raisoni Group of Institutions, and Shreysh Raisoni, Executive Director, extended their congratulations to the inventors for securing the patent. This achievement reflects the college’s commitment to fostering innovation and practical problem-solving among its faculty and students.