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IIT-Madras launches India’s first ‘Standing Wheelchair’ (

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) in collaboration with Phoenix Medical Systems launched the unique wheelchair named ‘Arise’ on November 5 . This is what happens when innovation meets necessity and empathy.

‘Arise’  allows wheelchair-enabled people, to independently shift from sitting to standing position in a seamless and controlled manner.

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