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Homosep Atom

  • 29 Feb 2024
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Source: PIB

Homosep Atom, developed by the startup named Solinas, is India's first septic tank/manhole cleaning robot, is revolutionising sanitation efforts nationwide, replacing manual scavenging with a comprehensive robotic solution, bolstering the Swachh Bharat Campaign.

  • It streamlines sewer cleaning with multifunctional capabilities, curbing costs and fostering robotic sanitation while mitigating blockages in congested areas.
    • Extending its reach to large complexes and individual residences, it has enhanced municipal waste management, prioritising worker safety and efficiency.
  • Solinas, a deep-tech startup from IIT Madras, pioneers miniature robots for water-sewer pipelines, aided by the Department of Science and Technology -Technology Business Incubator (DST-TBI), addressing contamination challenges, climate tech solutions, and AI-based pipeline diagnostics for sustainable water management.
  • DST's Technology Business Incubators (TBIs) in academic, technical, and R&D institutions under the NIDHI program support innovative startups, encouraging youth to create knowledge-based enterprises, solve societal challenges, and contribute to national growth.

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