The DC induction cook-stove made for solar off-grid applications but it can be used with any DC sources. The DC induction cook-stove has a single burner and is made with 100% Pure Copper Litz wire heating coil of size 180mm. It has 1000W maximum power capacity and 40V to 60 V DC input voltage. It has 3 levels of power adjustment (700 W – 1000 W) and Battery level indicator display. It has Dual-core wire 6 Sq.mm size with length 2m with open ends (Red is Positive, Black is Negative). Its dimensions are 355mmX280mmX76mm (L*W*H), and its net-weight approximately- 3 kg. It has ABS Plastic body with ceramic crystal glass on top.
This cookstove won the first prize in the ONGC Solar Chulha Challenge amongst the 1500 entries received. After thorough evaluation on the parameters like technology used, the readiness of solutions, ability to cook all types of Indian cuisine dishes, adaptability in kitchen, the time required for cooking, etc. this cookstove was awarded the first prize on April 24, 2018, by Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan. Based on this challenge, ONGC funded the clean cookstoves for the 86 households in Bancha Village in Madhya Pradesh. All the households are using this cookstove to fulfill their daily cooking needs.