Samuchit Bharatlaxmi Improved Stove (Single Pot Fixed Stove)

bharatlaxmi stove Bharatlaxmi (meaning, wealth of India) is a state-of-the-art cooking stove designed on the lines of a fixed improved single pot hole stove that is already popular in Maharashtra, India.

The stove, sold as a kit, contains the following components:

  • Eight bricks of insulating cement (cut to specific dimensions)
  • Pieces of pliant metallic wire for tying the bricks together
  • Cast iron fire grate
  • Metallic pot holder

 

bharatlaxmi kit final The stove needs to be installed in a mud / cement platform.

The stove has undergone stringent efficiency, durability and emission testing.

Salient Features of Samuchit Bharatlaxmi stove

  • Effective in reducing IAP in low income households in rural areas of India
  • About 50% reduction in fuel consumption and about 30% reduction in cooking time.
  • Affordable to rural population
  • No behavioural change required on part of the user compared with traditional horseshoe shaped chulha
  • Releases 80% less smoke as compared to a traditional chulha.

MRP of the Easy-to-Install Kit (ex-Factory): INR 900  (USD 18), Installation Cost extra