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Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Bharatlaxmi - a smokeless chulha that allows women to breathe well...
Bharatlaxmi (meaning, wealth of India) is a state-of-the-art cooking stove designed on the lines of a fixed improved single pot hole stove that is already popular in Maharashtra, India.
The stove, sold as a kit, contains the following components:
Eight bricks of insulating cement (cut to specific dimensions)
Pieces of pliant metallic wire for tying the bricks together
Cast iron fire grate
Metallic pot holder
Salient Features of Samuchit Bharatlaxmi stove
Effective in reducing indoor air pollution in low income households in rural areas of India
About 50% reduction in fuel consumption and about 30% reduction in cooking time.
Affordable to rural population
No behavioural change required on part of the user compared with traditional horseshoe shaped chulha
Releases 80% less smoke as compared to a traditional chulha.
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