Problems: Manual stone crushing is one of the tedious works done by women in quarries. They use hammer for manually crushing the rubbles into metal pieces. The job is tedious as well as less productive in terms of wages. It causes numerous health hazards affecting lungs and shoulders.
Target beneficiaries: Women from poor families especially from SC communities engaged in manual stone crushing work in nearby quarries. They used to sit on road sides under a temporary shade and do stone breaking job using hammers.
Features of Technology:
- The machine is pedal operated
- It is more productive and user friendly
- Less drudgery as it is an assistive tool
- No health hazards