KOCHI: The eco-friendly water garbage scooper developed by Southern Naval Command was launched at the Naval Base on Friday. A demonstration of the platform was held in the presence of Flag Officer Commanding in Chief Vice-Admiral A K Chawla.
This innovative platform has been designed and manufactured using scrap materials. A number of trials were carried out to establish its proper functioning and safe operation before it was formally commissioned.
It consists of a floating platform with a scooper, which can be propelled over the water surface to collect floating garbage.