National Institute Of Fashion Technology Student From Bhopal Designs A Movable Toilet For COVID Patients

National Institute Of Fashion Technology Student From Bhopal Designs A Movable Toilet For COVID Patients

Pratyaksha Majhe, a National Institute of Fashion Technology student from Bhopal decided to develop the moving toilet after her uncle Rajesh Majhe was admitted to a hospital for several days after testing COVID positive
National Institute Of Fashion Technology Student From Bhopal Designs A Movable Toilet For COVID PatientsThe toilet has 80-litre water tank, a 100-litre bottom tank for wastage and a western toilet seat
Highlights
  • This toilet will be helpful for hospitalised patients, said the innovator
  • The toilet tank needs to be cleaned after using it for five to six times
  • Pratyaksha's father Brijesh Majhe assisted her in designing the toilet

Bhopal: When the COVID-19 outbreak crippled the country, Pratyaksha Majhe, a National Institute of Fashion Technology student from Bhopal has stepped forward to do her bit against the pandemic by designing a movable toilet for patients infected with the virus. Speaking to ANI, Pratyaksha said, “I have designed this movable toilet for patients who are on oxygen support as it can be kept in the ward. It is easy to use and of the same size as a wheelchair.”

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This moving toilet will be helpful for hospitalised patients. I have decided to donate this toilet to hospitals,” she added.

Pratyaksha decided to develop the moving toilet after her uncle Rajesh Majhe was admitted to a hospital for several days after testing COVID positive, where he faced difficulty while moving to the toilet again and again as it was located at some distance.

My uncle contracted COVID and was on oxygen support. He was facing difficulty in using the toilet in the hospital. I discussed this with my father and then we came up with the idea to create this toilet. Its tank needs to be cleaned after 5-6 times of usage, she said.

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Sharing his experience, Rajesh said:

I was kept on oxygen, even my family members were unable to do anything because they were also quarantined in the house, but when I told my niece about my problem, she came with this idea. With the help of her father who is an engineer, she has designed this moving toilet which is similar to the size of a wheelchair.

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Further explaining the design and functioning of the moving toilet, Pratyaksha said it has 80-litre water tank, a 100-litre bottom tank for wastage and a western toilet seat.

This toilet is covered from all four sides. Around Rs 25,000 were spent to developed it, she added.

Meanwhile, Pratyaksha’s proud father Brijesh Majhe, who assisted her in designing this toilet, is happy with the efforts of his daughter.

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World

17,91,56,496Cases
5,81,68,051Active
11,71,06,212Recovered
38,82,233Deaths
Coronavirus has spread to 193 countries. The total confirmed cases worldwide are 17,91,56,496 and 38,82,233 have died; 5,81,68,051 are active cases and 11,71,06,212 have recovered as on June 23, 2021 at 3:45 am.

India

3,00,28,709 50,848Cases
6,43,19419,327Active
2,89,94,855 68,817Recovered
3,90,660 1,358Deaths
In India, there are 3,00,28,709 confirmed cases including 3,90,660 deaths. The number of active cases is 6,43,194 and 2,89,94,855 have recovered as on June 23, 2021 at 2:30 am.

State Details

State Cases Active Recovered Deaths
Maharashtra

59,87,521 8,470

1,26,468 1,055

57,42,258 9,043

1,18,795 482

Kerala

28,29,460 12,617

1,00,881 746

27,16,284 11,730

12,295 141

Karnataka

28,15,029 3,709

1,18,615 4,541

26,62,250 8,111

34,164 139

Tamil Nadu

24,36,819 6,895

56,886 4,443

23,48,353 11,144

31,580 194

Andhra Pradesh

18,57,352 4,169

53,880 4,260

17,91,056 8,376

12,416 53

Uttar Pradesh

17,04,678 202

3,910 253

16,78,486 397

22,282 58

West Bengal

14,85,438 1,852

22,508 232

14,45,493 2,037

17,437 47

Delhi

14,32,778 397

1,918 78

14,05,927 467

24,933 8

Chhattisgarh

9,91,653 482

8,007 557

9,70,244 1,032

13,402 7

Rajasthan

9,51,393 137

2,388 303

9,40,101 437

8,904 3

Odisha

8,83,490 2,957

30,859 1,240

8,48,960 4,159

3,671 38

Gujarat

8,22,620 135

5,159 480

8,07,424 612

10,037 3

Madhya Pradesh

7,89,415 65

1,707 273

7,78,902 318

8,806 20

Haryana

7,67,726 146

2,200 137

7,56,231 263

9,295 20

Bihar

7,20,207 268

2,811 206

7,07,833 468

9,563 6

Telangana

6,15,574 1,175

16,640 606

5,95,348 1,771

3,586 10

Punjab

5,93,063 405

5,968 509

5,71,207 880

15,888 34

Assam

4,88,179 2,869

32,975 350

4,50,924 2,482

4,280 37

Jharkhand

3,44,775 110

1,417 72

3,38,256 180

5,102 2

Uttarakhand

3,38,978 171

2,896 68

3,29,030 231

7,052 8

Jammu And Kashmir

3,12,584 428

7,181 578

3,01,134 999

4,269 7

Himachal Pradesh

2,00,791 188

2,276 132

1,95,062 315

3,453 5

Goa

1,64,957 303

2,920 146

1,59,029 438

3,008 11

Puducherry

1,15,364 284

3,214 150

1,10,423 433

1,727 1

Manipur

64,993 575

9,214 84

54,714 649

1,065 10

Tripura

63,140 395

3,747 163

58,735 554

658 4

Chandigarh

61,467 23

278 33

60,383 56

806

Meghalaya

45,976 421

4,273 77

40,915 341

788 3

Arunachal Pradesh

33,664 289

2,548 9

30,956 279

160 1

Nagaland

24,438 64

1,757 87

22,204 149

477 2

Ladakh

19,871 33

360 5

19,309 38

202

Sikkim

19,458 137

2,430 18

16,732 152

296 3

Mizoram

18,409 430

4,424 197

13,900 233

85

Dadra And Nagar Haveli

10,520 4

61 1

10,455 3

4

Lakshadweep

9,504 33

315 4

9,142 36

47 1

Andaman And Nicobar Islands

7,425 10

103 6

7,195 4

127

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