The Simple #Innovation That Is Changing The Lives Of Coconut Tree Climbers

Appachan was a school dropout but had a great ability to innovate things that could be used in day to day life. He saw the struggles faced by tree climbers, especially when it came to climbing the tall coconut or areca nut trees. He decided to solve this problem by inventing a simple and innovative tree climber that makes the task of climbing a cake walk.

A Simple Technology That Can Solve India’s Clean #Water Problem In Just Rs.3,000

Worldwide, around 10,000 people die every day due to lack of clean drinking water. The situation is alarming, but bio-sand filters offer a simple and affordable solution. This low cost model purifies water, is locally manufactured and can also help the local community with various livelihood options. And, all of that in just Rs.3,000! Read along to know how it is done.
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16-Year-Old Invents A Breath Enabled ‘TALKing’ Device To Help The Speech Impaired

How frustrating it must be to not be able to speak out our thoughts or, rather, speak at all. People with speech impairment have to deal with this every single day. Arsh Shah Dilbagi wanted to make life a little easier for them. At just 16 years of age, he has invented the only Augmentative and Alternative Communication device in the world that uses breath as the way of interaction. Read about this amazing invention.
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This eToilet Is Changing The Way Public Sanitation Works In India

Many of us hesitate in using a public toilet because it is unclean and badly maintained. Girls miss school days every month and open defecation prevails. In spite of being in such an alarming state, sanitation is often ignored. Read how this self-cleaning, self-flushing and low maintenance eToilet is the future of sanitation and will change the way public toilets work in the country.

This IIT-ian’s Innovation Is Helping Cotton Farmers In Vidarbha Double Their Income!

When Kannan Lakshminarayan completed his engineering from IIT, he wanted to do something that could leave a positive impact in the rural sector. On seeing the plight of the small cotton farmers in Vidarbha, he came up with an idea to help them get an alternative source of income and increase their value proposition. He started Microspin Machine Works that in 3 years has doubled the revenue of many farmers by allowing them to also become producers of yarn! Read more to know about his brilliant idea and how he executed it with a little professional help.

This Innovator Can Make The Most Amazing Machines With Limited Resources

Even as a kid, Gurmail Singh Dhonsi wanted to invent things. He discontinued his studies to learn the art of invention and joined a workshop. From repairing high quality tractors and military equipment to modifying bikes, he has managed to innovate many machines and even got patents for them. Read one man's story of passion for machines and where it took him.

26 Innovative Ideas By School Students That Will Blow Your Mind Away!

One probably does not associate schools in India as breeding grounds for innovation! But we found proof for it, in these 26 impressive and innovative ideas by students of various schools across India. They show how young minds are bringing about a revolution in the conventional education system - by picking machines over books and ideas over words. Prepare to be amazed!
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This Brilliant Invention From IIT Delhi May Just Change The Way Blind People Move Around Forever!

SmartCane is one of the best examples of classroom teaching transformed into practical application. This product not only benefits a large section of the society - the blind population, but also shows the power of research and technology in bridging divides and enabling independence. Conceptualized in IIT Delhi, read how this product mobilised global resources and expertise to come into being!

The 12-Year-Old Who Designed A Low-Cost Braille Printer From Legos

Shubham Banerjee can be called a child prodigy but with a difference. He has not done wonders at the age of 12 to bring name and fame to just himself and his family. At a tender age, he had the insight to invent a printer for the blind out of his toys! This is a story about Shubham and his ‘Braigo’!