No one can be as resourceful as a jugaad loving Indian. We are the masters of our game of quick fixes. Our culture and societal problems have trained us in ways that we are always looking for quick fixes rather than permanent solutions, but sometimes it can be an indigenous idea. Here are some such ‘jugaads’ done by Indians that later transformed into amazing solutions for real life problems of masses!
This is not a motorbike or a rickshaw. This vehicle is known as chhakda (jugaad). Mostly, This can be seen in Gujarat.
Jugaad For A Smoother Ride
This jugaad is super effective especially during Uttarayan, the popular kite festival. This wire frame keep bikers safe from kite manjas.
House Of Plastic
‘Best out of waste’, These people have taken that concept to a whole new level. This architectural wonder is made completely of plastic waste.
Machine That Washes Away Your Thirst
You’d think that this is a joke but you’d be wrong. Punjabis love their big glasses of lassi and this is what they’ve come up with to satiate their thirst for lassi. Yes, that’s a blinged out washing machine that makes lassi.
The Makeshift Fan
Remember eating a steaming hot bhutta on a cold, rainy day? This man remembers it too but for a different reason. Tired of fanning the pieces of coal that cook the bhutta, this man made a makeshift fan and light with scrap material. Genius!
Now this is a jugaad we can be super proud of! A student from IIT Kanpur has made a wheelchair that can go up and down a staircase without the aid of planks.
We love cool inventions and we love cool puns! Mitticool is a fridge made up entirely of clay that doesn’t require any electricity.