Necessity is the mom of invention. That is true for each small modern approach that has helped us reside a greater life. From a cycle that crosses flooded rivers to a low-cost ‘Mattress AC’, The Higher India has compiled all of those distinctive innovations and their creators.
Right here’s an inventory of some offbeat innovations by Indians who’ve made lives simpler and safer.
1. Sewage Pipe Dwelling
Perala Manasa Reddy witnessed the difficulty of entry to scrub consuming water and sanitation services for the poor when she was a civil engineering scholar. This prompted her to check extra about low-cost housing choices when she got here throughout Pod-style properties constructed from sewage pipes. She developed an Indian model of OPod which is a low-cost home made from outdated sewage pipes which have bogs, a kitchen, and bedrooms hooked up. This solves housing issues among the many poor.
Deepak Reddy is a mechanical engineer from Telangana who constructed a multi-harvester machine to assist the farmers of his village begin cultivation on land left barren for years. The land had giant quantities of stone particles which is tough to take away and requires enormous expense. He additionally got here to know there are acres of such land throughout South India. Price-effective gear to do that process was essential and he was profitable in growing it. It will also be used to reap crops.
3. Tupik Mattress AC
Ever considered why do we’ve to chill the whole bed room utilizing an air conditioner to simply sleep comfortably? Ravi Patel innovated an energy-saving AC which cools solely the mattress. This 13 kg weighing small AC consumes 400-watt of electrical energy which is the same as utilizing solely three gentle bulbs. It will also be self-installed with out the assistance of a technician similar to a desk fan.
4. Amphibious Bicycle
Desperation to satisfy his love made Bihar-native Muhammed Saidullah an inventor. So, he made an amphibious bicycle that may run on each land and water to scale back the ready time to satisfy his spouse. He rode his cycle within the Ganga to journey from Pahelaghat to Mahendrughat and even named the bicycle after his spouse – Noor.
5. Mitti Cool
A conventional clay craftsman and inventor Mansukhbhai Prajapati is fond of constructing new issues utilizing clay. The ‘coolest’ of his innovations is a fridge product of clay which wants no electrical energy to protect meals gadgets for a lot of days. This Rajkot-native’s invention has been featured at a convention organised by the Centre for India and World Enterprise, Choose Enterprise College, College of Cambridge, the UK in Might 2009.
6. Jaipur Foot
Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS) is a Jaipur-based non-profit organisation based by Devendra Raj Mehta which has given free synthetic limbs to lakhs of needy folks. Mehta, a former IAS officer, met with an accident in 1969 at Pokhran which just about took his life. Regardless that he didn’t lose his limb, Mehta realised its expense which finally led to the formation of the organisation. Greater than 18 lakh people have benefited from it up to now.
7. Voice Field
Dr Vishal Rao got here up with a tool that prices simply Rs 50 which can provide throat most cancers sufferers their voice again. This Bangalore-based oncologist’s voice prosthesis is extraordinarily low cost in comparison with different ones obtainable out there. ‘Aum’ is now obtainable after receiving approvals from scientific and moral committees. It is a life-saver for such sufferers and helps them eat and communicate nicely.
8. Bullet Santi
A 3-wheeled ploughing machine constructed from a motorcycle is now a standard sight in Gujarat. It was developed by Mansukh Jagani, a farmer. He was compelled to promote his bullocks resulting from poverty however needed to proceed farming. Since animals are tough to deal with and costly, he got here up with such an thought which was welcomed by different farmers as nicely. Now ploughing is as simple as going for a trip.
In 2016, Rajat Jain misplaced his expensive pal to a cardiac arrest. Since then, he was in a rush to develop a machine that would detect coronary heart issues. This Dehradun-native quickly innovated ‘Spandan’ – a matchbox-sized transportable ECG gadget that may detect coronary heart abnormalities at an early stage. It may be related to 1’s cellphone after fixing electrodes at three factors on the affected person’s chest. The studying can be displayed on the cellphone with the assistance of an app. It’s quick, efficient and may save lives.
10. Photo voltaic Rickshaw Dwelling
Tamil Nadu primarily based architect Arun Prabhu was involved in regards to the unlawful encroachments in metro cities and needed to discover a answer to the issue. The 23-year-old constructed a home on high of an autorickshaw which consists of a bathroom, lobby, terrace, lounge area, kitchen and different such important areas. The set-up is transportable and is designed to be hooked up to any automobile. Labourers, travellers, artists and distributors think about this as an incredible thought and the home may even be utilised throughout pure disasters.
(Edited by Yoshita Rao)