Mandi, India Project Center

India Mandi, Prashar Lake
Current Director(s): 
Program Term(s): 
D-Term during spring
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Location and Culture:

The small city of Mandi, India is a community of 60,000 located in the northwestern foothills of the Himalayas in Himachal Pradesh. The area surrounding the Indian Institute of Technology: Mandi balances wildlife with facilities, providing access to hiking, bird-watching, and plenty of outdoor recreation. Average temperatures in April range from 51°F to 82°F.

Past Projects:

Past students at the Mandi, India Project Center have:

  • Proposed safer traffic patterns to alleviate traffic congestion in Mandi
  • Designed a mechanical harvester and made other suggestions and innovations to benefit small-scale tea production
  • Explored and implemented alternative day lighting technologies for village homes in Mandi