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Coimbatore introduces robots to clean manholes

Updated : November 22, 2019 09:51 PM IST

Spotted any robot on the streets of Coimbatore, recently? Well, Coimbatore Municipal Corporation is using the robot to clean the manholes and this is aimed at eliminating manual scavenging.

The robot has a monitor with a screen and sanitary workers can look inside the manhole with the robot's help. The robot can detect poisonous gas inside the manhole and it can clear clogged drains up to 20 feet deep.

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