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Machine which converts banana stems in to fibres
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Feb '10
Adverse consequences of advancemes in technology, creates effects such as deforestation, air pollution, and mingling of toxic chemicals in water, and ultimately results in depleting biodiversity.

Eventually, we may need to conserve nature and biodiversity. One such effort is the formation of 'Mann Society'. Mann Society is headquartered in Udaipur in Rajasthan.

Envisioned with aspiration to save trees, and transform India into a developed country, the society aims to protect the environment from the impact of global warming, plastic waste, greenhouse effects, and marble slurry.

The founder, Ashish Khatri has devised a machine which can peel the waste banana stems, turn them into fibres to be turned further in to handicraft products like mats, paper, ropes, fabric (which is wearable and light in weight) and many other products.

In the medical industry, it can be used for treatment of kidney stones and for animal sterilization.

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