Bharali has also been shortlisted for the World Technology Award 2012 given by World Technology Network.
Bharali has 39 worldwide patents to his name. But, the 45 years old innovator is best known for his ‘mini pomegranate de-seeder’.
Bharali said that “I am among the 26 innovators from across the globe to have qualified for the NASA award.”
“I have qualified for developing the mini pomegranate de-seeder, which has become very popular in the United States,” he added.
The machine exported to the US and Turkey, separates the outer cover and thin inner membrane of a pomegranate without damage the seeds.