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Category : Agri Device/Farm Machineries/Food Processing
 
Innovation Title : Manually operated cow dung pot making machine
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Name : Gopalbhai Surtia & Paresh Panchal
District : Katholi
District : Vadodara & Ahmedabad
State : Gujarat
 
 
About Innovator :

Shri Gopalbhai Surtia, a grassroots innovator from Gujarat (India) came up with an innovative idea of making cow dung cups for nurseries to grow saplings. The innovation lies in the idea and achieving optimum combination of mixers of cow dung and other natural binders used to make it sturdy and resistant to pest. It is easy to manufacture and an environment friendly product. As an added bonus, it provides employment in rural areas, factors that make it sustainable and scalable within favorable geographies.

Description :
Innovator developed eco friendly pot by using cow dung and agriculture waste, which is completely biodegradable. The innovation lies in the idea and achieving optimum combination of mixers of cow dung and other natural binders used to make it sturdy and resistant to pest. To streamline and standardize the production process of these cow dung pots, Innovator developed a manually operated cow dung pot making machine. This has enabled mass production thereby ensuring comparatively lesser per unit cost of the cow dung pots.
Salient Features :
Manually operated 3 stainless steel die for variable pot sizes Capacity about 100 pots / hr (might vary as per user)
Advantages :
It is manually operated and easy to use No maintenance or recurring cost Uniform quality of pots Various size of pots can be developed in single machine Income augmentation of farmers by selling value added products
MRP : Rs. 18,000/- (plus packaging & transportation)
Current Status :

Ready for Sale.