BibaFruit Shelling Machine

Name : Sachin Subhash Jagtapjagtap

District & State :  Jalgaon, Maharashtra

Category : Agricultural (General)

Award :   Consolation

Award Function :   8th National Grassroots Innovation Awards

Award Year : 2015

Innovator Profile

Innovation Description

jagtap-innSubhash has made manual and automatic machines for processing of the biba fruit. In the manual machine, the fruit is kept in a container covered with transparent fibre glass. The force is applied through a hammer. One can process 150 fruits in an hour using this machine. The automatic version uses a chain based conveying mechanism to lift and put the fruit at the cutting section where it is cut by rotating blades. This machine running on a single phase motor can shell about 400 biba fruits in an hour.

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