This Frugal Innovation By A Street Side Corn Roaster Will Blow Your Mind


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When  Mr. Madeshwaran, a street corn roasterin Bangalore , faced problems in continuously fanning  the coal, he thought of a solution which could make engineers run for their money. Watch this video to know more about the amazing innovation by a street vendor.

Mr. Madeshwaran sells roasted corn at one of the busiest food streets in Bangalore. The process of roasting corn requires continuous fanning of the coal to maintain the right amount of heat. Old age has made this task very tiresome for him.

And then he came up with an amazing solution to the issue. Madeshwaran proves that neither age nor lack of resources can come in the way of an innovative spirit. Watch this video to witness his amazing creativity and frugal innovation, which is evident in every aspect of the thoughtfully executed design like:

– A fan whose blades are made with food plates, cut by him
– A light source with battery for darker street corners
– A tiny tool box, to repair things on the spot

The story was originally published here.

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