A new robot, Borewell Robot, developed to rescue kids who fall into borewells
A new robot called Borewell Robot was developed by M.Manigandan to rescue kids who fall into borewells.
A new robot called Borewell Robot was developed by M.Manigandan to rescue kids who fall into borewells. M.Manigandan is a Madurai-based social worker.
The indigenously developed robot proved its mettle on 14 April 2014 when it successfully saved a life of a three year old boy. The boy fell into a borewell in a village in Tirunelveli (Southern Tamil Nadu).
Features of Robot
- Two feet high
- 5 kg weight
- Detachable arms
- An iron framework
- Ability to carry weight upto 50 Kgs
- A high resolution camera to take pictures in pitch dark conditions
- Pictures viewable on a computer
- A hook on its top to enable its suspension through a rope into borewells
M. Manigandan, an ITI educated fitter is working as a faculty in a college which provides vocational training to rural people.