About the Practice
Problem Statement:

Paddy winnower


Usually men and women laborers are manually engaged for paddy winnowing operation. Using the advantage of naturally blowing wind performs all the winnowing operations. Sometime there will not be good blow of wind and therefore winnowing operation will be delayed. Nowadays in Tamil Nadu the Govt. procurement system insist on clean paddy for procuring from farmers and the need for quick method of winnowing is almost needed everywhere. The innovator Sri. Ganesh has designed this machine by spending Rs.5,000/- within 15 days. By seeing the usefulness of winnower one farmer has purchased and he is getting orders from many farmers. It is operated by 1HP motor. It can be operated manually when there is no power hearth the threshing floor. This winnower is used to clean the dusts immature paddy chaffy materials etc., The equipment measures about 4 long and 2 breadth and 4 heights. It is fully made up of wooden rafter. The hopper size is 1.1/2 x 1, which has the capacity of 70 kg bag. The hopper has 2 downward inclination of 45 degree C . The air-producing fan is made up of 5 wooden rafter wings. There is a iron mesh fixed at an angle of 50 degree under the hopper. The 1 hp motor fitted is in the right side of the equipment. There is a handle in the left side. There is a separate opening for dust and chaffy grains to come out. The cleaned paddy seeds are collected in the front side. Advantages 1. By this winnower 30 bags (70 kilo per bag) of paddy can be cleaned in one hour by engaging 3 laborers. Conventional cleaning needs 5 hours to 6 hours for the same quantity of 30 bags of paddy. 2. Paddy grains are cleaned perfectly (dust, chaffy grains, half grains separated separately). 3. It can also be operated through a handle manually when there is no power or motor facilities.

About the Innovator

Knowledge Provider / Innovator: Ganesh N
Address: Thiruvidaimaruthur Nagappattinam Tamil Nadu
City: Nagappattinam
State: Tamil Nadu
PIN Code 625706

Practice Details

Manufacturing Capacity: b) Design Support c) Sub-contracting e) Franchising
Problem Scale: Mild and local
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GIAN Reference: GIAN/UAL/1027

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