Smokeless, flameless stoves are powering Rashtrapati Bhavan and PMO’s kitchen
Cook stove may not be the ideal product to innovate, but Hari Rao clearly saw an opportunity. Despite challenges, Rao had the fire in his belly to start Agnisumukh, a biogas-based automated cooking equipment that saves more than 30% gas fuels.
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World No Tobacco Day: 50% Indian smokers wish to quit the habit, but fail to do so
India is the second largest consumer of tobacco in the world.
Preethi Kitchen Appliances forays into cook hobs
Preethi is exporting products to the US, Asian and African countries and it currently constitutes around 8% of its revenue.
Experts urge GoM, GST council, to increase cess on tobacco products
The overall tax rate on all tobacco products in India is still very low compared to other middle-income countries, including those in South Asia.
Stovekraft expand into premium small appliances with Black + Decker
The Bengaluru-based company, whose flagship brands include Pigeon and Gilma that together contributes 85% to sales, has entered a partnership with US-based Black & Decker Corporation last year.
Worried about pollution? Traditional stoves impact air quality in India
The cookstove may be producing much higher levels of particulate emissions than earlier thought.
Cabinet approves accession to protocol under WHO framework convention to eliminate illicit tobacco trade
This will be applicable to both smoking and chewing or smokeless tobacco (SLT) forms as negotiated and adopted under Article 15 of the WHO FCTC, of which India is a party.
Oil from Uttar Pradesh record diya bid lights stoves in many homes
Raj Kumar, 10, who sat at a ghat with a snake in his basket, had also scouted through the earthen lamps. “Whoever organised it, should have given the oil to us poor people,“ he said.
70 million women in India use smokeless tobacco to suppress hunger: Report
The report said that using SLT during pregnancy results in 70 per cent higher risk of anaemia in pregnant women, 2-3 times higher rate of low birth weight.
Petroleum & natural gas minister Dharmendra Pradhan seeks more information on innovative smokeless stove
The minister phoned Rao after reading a report in ET (Dec 20) about his work in developing a smokeless industrial stove that promises to save on LPG.
Karnataka hamlet is India’s first smokeless village
The Union petroleum ministry has officially declared it as India's first smokeless village, owing to its conversion from conventional fuel to LPG.
Under Ujjwala, BPL families will get LPG stoves at Rs 990
The BPL families had to pay Rs 250 for connecting pipe, installation and consumer booklet. In addition, they had to spend as much as Rs 2,000 for a stove.
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