The innovation through a machine which can husk paddy at home, on a large scale at a lower energy bill. The small "Milling Machine" as it is called costs Rs.39,999/- per unit can husk 150 kgs of paddy per hour, enough for a house. Technology has changed many conventionals through innovations, commercial paddy husking is done in rice mills with huge machines spread over and heavy investment.
The machine which is manufactured by M/s Maruthi Engineering works in Shimoga, Karnataka state where 100 percent subsidy by the agricultural department who purchase from Padashekara Samithi or paddy farmers group.The innovation has to reach the paddy cultivators, which could save time and transportation charges for husking. This ultimately benefits the buyer and the seller.