Arrowroot grinding machine
Mr. A. T. Thomas
Kottayam, Kerala

1st National Grassroots Innovation - 2001

Mr. A.T. Thomas is a 50 year old marginal farmer who has studied upto S.S.C. He has pursued several experiments to develop low cost, easy to use, hand operated processing machines.
Arrow Root Powdering Machine :

This Machine To Powder Arrow Root Is 1-ft Square 3-ft Height And 40 Kg Weight In Dimension With This Machine 100kg Of Fresh Arrow Root Can Be Powdered In 25 Min. It Can Be Transported In Auto rickshaw. 100kg Fresh Arrow Root Will Give 8kg Powder & 1kg Powder Costs Rs. 250.