Kerala becomes first state to use robotic scavengers to clean manholes

The Kerala government has launched robotic scavenger, “Bandicoot”, to clean sewages in the temple town of Guruvayur

Kerala becoming the first state in the country to use robotic technology to clean all its commissioned manholes.

Water Resources Minister, Roshi Augustine, launched Bandicoot under the Guruvayur Sewerage Project

 Bandicoot, developed by Kerala-based Genrobotics, had recently bagged ‘Kerala Pride’ award at the Huddle Global 2022 conclave organised by Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM).