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Integrated Solar system to water lifting, chiller & drier, and lighting (Phase II: 2014-19). Integrated Solar system to water lifting, chiller & drier, and lighting (Phase II: 2014-19). - Shri AMM Murugappa Chettiar Research Centre (MCRC)

An integrated system for providing power and water to small village was planned and designed.  This system provides 3 key inputs for agri based rural community –Water (for irrigation & safe drinking water using water purifiers, Electric lig

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Use of Biochar and natural (bio)polymers for enhanced crop productivity in dry land areas (Phase II: 2014-19). Use of Biochar and natural (bio)polymers for enhanced crop productivity in dry land areas (Phase II: 2014-19). - Shri AMM Murugappa Chettiar Research Centre (MCRC)

MCRC has developed a simple, cost effective method to convert different type of agricultural, industrial and commonly available wastes into charcoal by slow pyrolysis method in the absence of oxygen at low temperature using kiln.  The ki

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Solid waste conversion into biogas mainly using lignocellulosic agri-residues (Phase I: 2009-14) Solid waste conversion into biogas mainly using lignocellulosic agri-residues (Phase I: 2009-14) - Shri AMM Murugappa Chettiar Research Centre (MCRC)

MCRC has designed and developed various biogas systems to produce methane for sustainable fuel supply in rural areas. Various substrates like cow dung, food waste, vegetable waste, algal biomass and leaf biomass of different plants have been tested for bi

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Solar stills for water (Phase I: 2009-14) Solar stills for water (Phase I: 2009-14) - Shri AMM Murugappa Chettiar Research Centre (MCRC)

MCRC developed solar stills for converting brackish water to potable water. MCRC has developed different types of solar stills for converting brackish, sea, or any poor quality water into safe drinking water. Apart from solar water distillation units, des

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THE SOLAR WINTER JACKET(2016-2018) THE SOLAR WINTER JACKET(2016-2018) - NB Institute for Rural Technology(NBIRT)

 

The solar jacket charges automatically under the sun and stores the energy for use during the night. Even if the Jacket is put into hanger on sunlight, the batteries get charged and can be used in night time.

 



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A SOLAR POWERED, BIOMETRIC BASED ATM FOR THE RURAL MASSES OF INDIA: ‘BIO-SOLAR ATM’(2018- ) A SOLAR POWERED, BIOMETRIC BASED ATM FOR THE RURAL MASSES OF INDIA: ‘BIO-SOLAR ATM’(2018- ) - NB Institute for Rural Technology(NBIRT)

The biometric based ‘BS-ATM’ is designed which is User friendly (Based on A/V touch interface) and at the same time avoids the use of cards, PIN and paper. This ATM is also energy efficient and environment friendly as it involves the use of solar energy to power it.

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Local adaptation of Fuel Efficient Devices Local adaptation of Fuel Efficient Devices - WWF

Communities residing in and around the forests in the Terai regions of Uttarakhand,Uttar Pradesh and Bihar known as WWF-India’s Terai Arc landscape have been using traditional wood fired cookstoves for preparing meals and for heating water. They have been collecting fuel wood mostly from th

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COST -EFFECTIVE SOLAR WATER & SPACE HEATING SYSTEM FOR MOUNTAIN AREAS COST -EFFECTIVE SOLAR WATER & SPACE HEATING SYSTEM FOR MOUNTAIN AREAS - Himalayan Research Group (HRG)

Rural areas in Indian Himalayan Mountains are
facing grave energy crisis and high dependence on
fuel wood due to cold climate poses a potential
threat to the ecology, health of household inmates
and involve women drudgery in fuel wood/ dung
collection.
Collection of

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Biogas from Starchy, Sugary and Celllulosic Waste Biogas from Starchy, Sugary and Celllulosic Waste - Appropriate Rural Technology Institute (ARTI)

Anaerobic fermentation of suitalbe materials  such as agro residues, kitchen wastes etc. produce biogas in samll quantities useful for house hold applications. This digester is made from locally available components.



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Disposal of Solid Municipal, GramPanchayat, Domestic and Hospital Biomass Waste Through use of Incinerator,  And Energy for Heating Water Disposal of Solid Municipal, GramPanchayat, Domestic and Hospital Biomass Waste Through use of Incinerator, And Energy for Heating Water - Appropriate Rural Technology Institute (ARTI)

In present condition solid waste management is a big issue, the solid waste is generated at domestic, commercial and agricultural levels which is to be managed and treated in a proper manner so that it can  be used as energy source and also be less polluting. The traditional systems of dumpi

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Fuel efficient wood burning stoves Fuel efficient wood burning stoves - Technology Informatics Design Endeavour (TIDE)

With more than a decade of experience in R&D in fuel efficient cooking technologies, TIDE had designed cook stoves for domestic and commercial use and also made them 'Ready for market.  These stoves are wood burning, fuel efficient and prevent indoor air pollution.  There are stoves

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MICRO SOLAR   DOME (CAPTURING DAYLIGHT)(2015-2018) MICRO SOLAR DOME (CAPTURING DAYLIGHT)(2015-2018) - NB Institute for Rural Technology(NBIRT)

In the rural edges of the country, there are mud walled houses either with thatched roofs of hay or with the GCI sheets.  The use of GCI Sheets was very commonly found in many parts of Tripura during a survey conducted by the NBIRT. The dampness within the houses is the root cause of m

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Improved Cook Stove Design for Hand Operated Leaf Plate and Cup Moulding Machine Improved Cook Stove Design for Hand Operated Leaf Plate and Cup Moulding Machine - Appropriate Rural Technology Institute (ARTI)

The hand operated molding machine developed by IIT, Kharagpur were existing in this area. Pressing machine, in which the dye is heated by a stove using biomass as fuel. This machine was tested and found to be easy to operate by tribal families. This machine does not require electricity. It can

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Fuel Efficient Rubber Sheet Drier Fuel Efficient Rubber Sheet Drier - Mitraniketan

Rubber latex after treatment needs to be dried, either in sun or through smoke houses. Mitraniketan Core Support team has developed a fuel efficient rubber sheet drier affordable to small farmers, in cooperation and consultation with IISc, Banglore.

 

Smoke houses are owned b

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ADITYA HOME LIGHT ADITYA HOME LIGHT - Society for Rural Industrialization (SRI)
Many areas in Jharkhand, due to the terrain and the physical structure of villages are not very favourable for a centralised grid based power system. A distributed model of Home light system may be more reliable so far as illumination is concerned. Aditya Home light system is a Solar power based dis

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Shakthi Surabhi Bio-Methanation Plant Shakthi Surabhi Bio-Methanation Plant - Vivekananda Kendra - Natural Resources Development Project

India has an energy problem. There is a huge urban-rural energy divide. Urban India is having a largely subsidized commercial energy while rural India is primarliy dependent on dwindling sources of non-commerical primary energy. Both are non-sustainable in the long run. Equally important is the p

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Solar Water Heater/Solar Geyser Solar Water Heater/Solar Geyser - Himalayan Environmental Studies And Conservation Organisation (HESCO)

The conventional sources of energy are coal and petroleum, which is exhaustible, therefore renewable energy sources are, required which are continually replenished such as Read more »


Dung Fuel Blocks Dung Fuel Blocks - Himalayan Environmental Studies And Conservation Organisation (HESCO)
Problem/Need: It is an age old practice to use dung cake as cooking fuel in villages. The alarming fuel prices and depleting biomass from the forest leave no option for community other than this. Considering this issue, HESCO developed manual machine and tools to reduce the drudgery of women and as

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Solar drier for vegetables and herbs (Phase I: 2009-14) Solar drier for vegetables and herbs (Phase I: 2009-14) - Shri AMM Murugappa Chettiar Research Centre (MCRC)

Solar drier is a device where solar energy is captured through photovoltaic cells and transferred to the chambers connected to it and this energy is utilized for drying the samples. At MCRC, a solar drier to dry 50 kg of vegetables/fruits/ 10 kg of leaves was fabricated. The advantage of our m

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Biomass Charcoal  Briquetting from different  agrowaste(Phase I: 2009-2014) Biomass Charcoal Briquetting from different agrowaste(Phase I: 2009-2014) - Shri AMM Murugappa Chettiar Research Centre (MCRC)

This technology addresses the management of agro waste generated during agricultural operations and converting them as useful products. This technology was adopted from ARTI, PUNE during 2006 and modified for easy operation. A prototype model kiln was developed during DST Young Scientist Progr

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Human Power based Energy solution(2011-2012) Human Power based Energy solution(2011-2012) - Vigyan Ashram

It is human powered generator to charge batteries. It is mainly a solution for lighting homes of remote communities, areas with high rainfall, nomadic people etc. Target group are schools in tribal areas, Dairy/ Poultry farmers, disaster relief etc. Key Advantages- 60W generator , Easy to pedal e

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LED(2010-2011) LED(2010-2011) - Vigyan Ashram

Shortage of energy is one of the main challenge everywhere. Many villages still have to spend nights in the dark. Kerosene lamp are still used at many houselhold. Nomadic people, who are always moving from place to place in search of livelihood. It is not feasible to provide them lights using gri

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Improved Cook Stoves Improved Cook Stoves - Appropriate Rural Technology Institute (ARTI)

Firewood, woody agrowaste Such as stalks of cotton and pigeonpea are burnt directly in domestic and large sized community wood burning cook stoves. A traditional rural cook stove, made of unfired clay, has a very low efficiency, it produces a lot of smoke and soot and it has a life of just a coup

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Fuel briquettes from light Agrowaste Fuel briquettes from light Agrowaste - Appropriate Rural Technology Institute (ARTI)

Because most agricultural species are herbaceous, agricultural waste is generally in the form of leaves and thin stems. The act of threshing also results in generating powdery agrowaste. Agrowaste in these forms cannot be used as fuel in a wood burning stove, but it can be converted into charcoal

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Community sized improved cook stoves Community sized improved cook stoves - Appropriate Rural Technology Institute (ARTI)


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Compact biogas system Compact biogas system - Appropriate Rural Technology Institute (ARTI)

The traditional biogas technology, based on cattle dung, is useful only to households having at least 6 to 8 heads of cattle. Because of the low rate of gas generation per unit mass of dung, and long reaction time of about 40 days, the smallest domestic digester has a volume of about 2000 litres.

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Sarai cooking system Sarai cooking system - Appropriate Rural Technology Institute (ARTI)


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