Interlocking Brick Making Machine

Name : Umesh Chandra Sarmaumesh

District & State :  Lakhimpur, Assam

Category : Engineering

Award :   State

Award Function :   8th National Grassroots Innovation Awards

Award Year : 2015

Price :   1) Model 1: Rs. 2 lacs, 2) Model 2: Rs. 2.5 lacs, 3) Model 3: Rs. 3 lacs

Innovator Profile

Innovation Description

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Umesh Chandra (55), an innovator entrepreneur from North Lakhimpur, has developed interlocking bricks and a machine to make the bricks. These bricks facilitate faster and cheaper construction due to the interlocking design, which further reduces consumption of mortar and requirement of skilled labors.


Umesh is one such person whose strong will to own a home despite financial constraints led him to first develop a new kind of interlocking bricks and then a machine for making those bricks. Only class tenth pass, Umesh makes his living by selling stone chips, construction sand, cement etc. Now a considerable part of his total earning comes from selling his innovative product. In his family he has his wife and two sons, who are school students.

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