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Hand Driven Sprayer
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Name of user/organization : Gujarat Grassroots Innovations Augmentation Network/Gopalbhai Surtia
Agri Device/Farm Machineries/Food Processing
The innovator, a farmer by profession. When family did not appreciate his tinkering with farm implements to modify them, Gopalbhai started working on his ideas in the night when family was asleep. He has designed and built a manual sprayer powered by the motion of cycle wheels of the pulling cart. The innovativeness of the design lies in harnessing the torque generated by the motion of bicycle wheels on the ground to drive the piston of the sprayer.


Description :

Some of the features of this model include a customized barrel for storing pesticides, ability to adjust the nozzle distance and the height of the spray boom as per the orientation of the crop, and ease of maintenance and repairs. The unit can spray an acre of land in 6 hours of operation.

Advantages :
  • One can adjust the distance between nozzles on the boom as well as the height of the spray boom as per the orientation of the crop.
  • It is easy to maintain and repair.
  • The unit can spray an acre of land in six hours of operation.
IPR Status :

Indian Patent No.209829.Granted on 8/10/2003.



Current Status :

Gian Invites business inquiries for manufacturing and marketing sprayer.

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