A group of students (Abdul Wahab Attari, Raja Siraj ul Islam, Saqib Ilyas Mirza) from Electrical Engineering Department of FURC developed a functional prototype of hand-gesture controlled wheelchair under the supervision of (Asst. Prof. Mushtaq Ahmed and Ms. Hana Amin Khan). The group presented their research in an international conference (AMMSE 2018) held in Seoul, South Korea and published paper “The Economic Design of a Hand-gesture and Bluetooth controlled wheel-chair by Integrating Indigenous components: Mobility Aid for the Disabled”. They won the Best Paper Award for this contribution. The AMMSE 2018 conference was organized by the Incheon Disaster Prevention Research Center, in Seoul, South Korea, October 19-21, 2018, with the presentation of 120 research papers from 15 countries.