Inventions by Indian villagers – Many villages and remote areas in India do not have sufficient facilities and we have to accept this rude fact.
By sitting in AC living rooms and by having everything at mere fingertips, we cannot imagine the level of atrocities villagers face. In some hamlets, people still don’t know what electricity is and in many places, one has to travel around 2-3 Km just to get a pot of water.
As the saying goes- Necessity is the mother of invention; many villagers not only overcame these difficulties but also invented products which have changed many lives.Yes, the brighter side of rural India is that it is a hotbed for several innovations.
Today we have compiled some of the best and unique inventions by Indian villagers that prove how ordinary people are capable enough for extra ordinary things.
Inventions by Indian villagers –
- Mitticool- Eco friendly Refrigerator.
Mansukhbhai Prajapati, a potter from a small village of Rajkot, Gujarat, was soon shot to fame with his exemplary innovation of an eco-friendly refrigerator. This revolutionary refrigerator is made of clay and naturally cools food items. Mitti cool is available across major online e-commerce sites as well.
- Reaper windrower machine- Bhagwan Singh Dangi
Dangi was of an opinion that small farmers should also get harvesters. His ambition soon was an achievement when he invented the machine. This machine has proliferated his name and success many folds. This reaper machine cuts the crops as well as windrows it.
- Milking Machine- Raghav Gowda
Indian Farmer Mr. Raghava Gowda invented a unique product which can help people to easily milk cattle. This semiautomatic machine is suitable for milking one or two animals at a time. Gowda was bestowed with the national award for coming up with path breaking innovation. Ksheera Enterprise was given the authority of milking machines for using his patented technique.
- Gas Operated Iron- K Linga Brahmam.
The problem which is faced by villagers of electricity and coal iron is solved by this innovation in rural India. This gas operated iron is crafted smartly and is simple to use as well. This innovative product has received aid from NIF (National Innovation Foundation). The cost for operating the iron box for an hour is Rs. 1.8 approximately. This low-cost iron is perfect for tailors and washer men due to its cost effectiveness and simplicity.
- Turbine which can be operated without electricity or diesel- Mangal Singh
Mangal Singh, the innovator of this low-cost efficient turbine, comes from a very small hamlet called Bhailoni, Lodh, UP.This ground breaking invention helps farmers to pump water from water bodies without using external energy or fuel.
6. Perpetual Paintbrush-Jahangir Ahmad
This paint brush is not the one you are thinking about. Jahangir Ahmad came up with a unique paintbrush which pumps paint from the hose directly to the brush so that one doesn’t have to continuously keep dipping it in the bucket.
7. Coconut Plucker- M J Joseph
The late farmer M.J. Joseph’s limitations didn’t stop him to create a device for climbing coconut trees and to harvest the fruit easily and swiftly.
8. Leg Powered Washing Machine- Remya Jose
High school student Remya Jose was forced to do laundry by hand when her mother got sick because her family had no washing machine. But what she did is beyond our imagination. She invented the washing machine/exercise bike that is cheap to make and requires no electricity.
9. 98 Inventions- by Uddhab Bharali
From peeling to feeding machines, this notable person has 98 innovations under his hat. He is honored by Nasa as well.
10.Water Walkers- Dwarka Prasad
Dwarka Prasad, who belongs from Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh, is known for designing special water walking shoes and oars out of thermocol so that one can skate on water bodies.We should all applaud for this amazing innovation as there are few alternatives for crossing water bodies.
Thse are the Inventions by Indian villagers – There are many other villagers as well who were not bound in the shackles of constraints and emerged super successful with their creative innovations. We wish that soon whole of India to be empowered by such innovators.