A machine for weeding out a persistent problem in water bodies

The machine in action: Photo: M.J. Prabu

The machine in action: Photo: M.J. Prabu

Every year, hyacinth grows wildly in water bodies and hampers the growth of the fish. The cost of removing the weeds is the responsibility of the locals, and about 50 people labour intensively for 2-3 months to remove the weeds. The cost of labour alone comes to Rs. 3 lakh rupees annually.
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