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 Development Of Improvement In “JAIPUR FOOT”

Polypropylene based ankle support was designed and fitted in the foot. The total weight of the Ankle support reduced from 143grams to 92grams. Comparison between wooden ankle support with polypropylene ankle support as follows



S. No.

Polypropylene Ankle support

wooden ankle support


Weight of ankle support - 92 grams

Weight of ankle support - 143 grams


Cost of Ankle support – Rs.40/-

Cost of Ankle support – Rs.52/-


50 pieces produced within 2hrs.

For 50 pieces produced in 4 days.


Un skilled labour

Skilled labour

Developed By: Gandhigram Trust

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