Rural Technology Development and Delivery : RuTAG and Its Synergy with Other Initiatives

This book comprises the proceedings of a rural technologies conference organised by the Rural Technology Action Group (RuTAG), which was conceptualized and initiated by Principal Scientific Adviser (PSA) to the Government of India R. Chidambaram in 2003–04. The book highlights case studies and resea...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Saha, Subir Kumar (Editor), Ravi, M. R. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Singapore Springer Singapore 2019, 2019
Edition:1st ed. 2019
Series:Design Science and Innovation
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Experience of working on a rural technology
  • Design and Development of Mechanical and Electronic Jacquard Handloom for Fine-Korai-Mat Weaving
  • Development of Modified Bageshwari Wool Charkha
  • A Review
  • Review of Science and Technology Interventions developed by Rural Technology Action Group- Tamil Nadu, IIT Madras
  • A Comprehensive Review on Projects carried out by RuTAG Centre IIT Roorkee
  • Design and Development of Technology Appropriate for Rural Community to Address Sustainability
  • Understanding Barriers to Adoption of Grass-root Innovations – A Case Study of RuTAG Technologies
  • Development of a Solar-powered Treadle Pump
  • Failure Analysis of Comb for Sheep Hair Shearing Device
  • High-frame-rate Video Analysis for Mobile Vibration-based Crop Inspection
  • Tribology of steel-steel contact: Comb-cutter assembly for Sheep hair shearing device developed at IIT Delhi
  • Redesigning the humble NMC (New model charkha)
  • a critical component of Food Safety
  • Design of a Low-Cost Full-Face Mask for Stone Carvers
  • Chirala Handloom Cluster - A solution to convert the tedious job of street sizing into a more of efficient/ergonomic/easier process
  • Development of Modified Pump Used as Turbine in Micro Hydro Plants