Now, Jaipur artificial hand

The makers of the famous Jaipur Foot are now in the process of developing an artificial hand.

The prototype of an artificial hand being developed by Stanford University in association with Bhagwan Mahavir Vikalang Sahayata Samiti(BMVSS), the largest organisation in the world for the handicapped in terms of fitment of artificial limb, callipers etc, should be available over the next few months, founder and chief patron of BMVSS, D R Mehta told reporters here.

“The prototype has been developed by Stanford University, US which is working with BMVSS. They are further improving on it. It is a prototype of the artificial hand below elbow and can perform any function of the hand. The final version should be available in the next few months,” Mehta, former chairman of Securities and Exchange Board of India, said.

He was speaking on the sidelines of the launch of ‘iDiya Bootcamp’, a competition for working professionals interested in setting up ventures.

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