Cow dung collection and dispensing device
Traditionally, dung is collected being manually or by using hoe and a container. Now a day, it is difficult to find labour to manage cow dungs in rural areas and the situation is worse in cities. Today?s younger generation is reluctant to get their hands dirty and the lack of tools or devices further compounds the problem.
Innovator: Gopalbhai Surtia
Area: Engineering Sciences
Contact Address: Vadodara
Funding agency: Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India
National Mission: Swachh Bharat
Implementing institute: Gujarat Grassroots Innovations Augmentation Network (GIAN), India
The device is lightweight and easy to operate and maintain and thereby, reduces the back pain drudgery of users. Additionally, the device helps in collecting dung in Gaushalas, dairy farms and also at roadsides without touching by hands.Can also be used for collecting other unrequired material like sand, mud and other waste.