"Mr Simon George, developed device consisting of a funnel made of zinc sheet having 18 guage thickness and 13” diameter on the upper and 11” diameter at the lower end. This funnel is connected to a galvanised iron pipe having 1.25” diameter and 26” length in a slanting position fixed to an iron table of 15” square shape with 10” height. Container used for taking potting mixture to funnel is made of tin. Polybag is opened and kept under the funnel. The potting mixture filled to the funnel falls directly to the polybag. Usually soil is filled manually by holding the bag and putting soil into it with help of coconut shell or some other vessel. Using this device two labourers can fill about 1000 bags using this method instead of 250 bags following the conventional method."
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