Coconut Dehusker

Name : Mr. R. Jeeyaseelanr.jeeyaselan

District & State :  -1, Tamil Nadu

Category : Agricultural (General)

Award :   State

Award Function :   1st National Grassroots Innovation Awards

Award Year : 2001

Innovation Description


Mr. R Jayaseelan has studied upto SSLC and owns a coconut garden and mango orchard in Koomapatti. He also manages few coconut gardens on lease for the last six years. He performs dehusking and packs the coconuts in gunny bags. He sends lorry load of nuts through agents at Madurai and from there to northern states.

Called the Coconut dehusker, it runs on 1.5 hp motor. The device has two sharp blades, attached to a cylindrical metal rod, which is useful in dehusking more coconuts compared to manual effort.

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