NEERDHUR : Environment for UPSC Exams

NEERDHUR : Environment for UPSC Exams

  • At CSIR-NEERI (National Environmental Engineering Research Institute), NEERDHUR, a multi fuel improved cookstove has been developed with high overall thermal efficiency, reduced fuel consumption and reduced emissions through design improvements and technological innovations.

  • Its USP is that besides wood it can consume several fuels including coal, cow dung, charcoal, biomass and other agricultural residue. Designed as a hybrid with technology innovations, it uses much less fuel with lower emissions.

  • At present, NEERDHUR cookstoves approved by MNRE on the basis of their performance testing conducted by Improved Cook-stove Test Centers and satisfying stipulated performance parameters.

  • NEERDHUR is certified to meet the newly developed cook-stove emission standards by Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS 2013).
  • NEERDHUR shows a thermal efficiency of 33.33% with emission levels as CO: 3.78 g/MJd, TPM: 340.10 mg/MJd at a power output of 1.70KW.
  • NEERDHUR is rated among the best cookstoves in terms of thermal efficiency under the 2KW domestic natural draft biomass stoves

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