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Clean cooking project activity in India with Electricity Induction Cookers-IRADe-4.10.2017.pdf

Created Oct 04 2017, 3:01 AM by Sharad Verma
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Electricity as a means for clean cooking option and meeting the UN's SDG 7 in India


Training, Capacity building and distribution of 20 induction cookstoves and 40 compatible utensils at Kotputli, Jaipur and Tapukara, Alwar, Rajasthan state, India.


IRADe organised a half day training cum capacity building programme at Kotputli and Tapukara on 21st and 22nd September, 2017 respectively. The purpose of the event was to impart training to the rural women on the use of the electric induction cooker as a clean and efficient cooking device in lieu of biomass cook stoves or in conjunction with LPG cook stoves. The programme detailed the benefits with respect ease of cooking, benefits to health, indoor pollution reduction, reduction in kitchen heat stress, reduction in burn incidents, possible cost savings compared to an LPG cylinder, time saving in cooking, etc. to the beneficiaries. Selecting a champion women for promotion and sale of electric cookers and a source of livelihood.

  • Thank you Sharad for sharing! This is quite interesting indeed. Yabei Zhang

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  • Thanks for sharing and it will be great that you could keep us updated on the pilot impact and analysis, especially on hh cost of using electricity for cooking, impact on the grid peak (capacity requirement in rural areas). 

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