Power Operated Passive Weeder

Name : Kadivendi MahipalcharyMahipal

District & State :  -1, Telangana

Category : Utility

Award :   Consolation

Award Function :   8th National Grassroots Innovation Awards

Award Year : 2015

Innovator Profile

Mahipal-innInnovation Description

The weeder developed by the innovator is a self-propelled cultivator having passive tillage tool (reversible shovel type with tynes) where the operator needs to walk behind the machine. With an average coverage of 0.4-0.5 acre/h at average fuel consumption 0.5 lit/h, this weeder fills the gap between small tractor and draft animal operated tillage machinery. The can also be used for secondary tillage operation, sowing and applying fertilizer/ insecticides apart from hoeing and weeding.


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