New Delhi, May 23 IANS | 2 months ago

Announcing a significant step towards reducing carbon footprints, Jindal Stainless Limited (JSL) Friday said it has developed a smokeless stainless steel stove in collaboration with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).


The stove, made up of a mix of 200 and 300 series stainless steel, ensures high reduction in toxic emissions during cooking and has longer life and better corrosion resistance in adverse village environment, the company said in a statement here.

The "maintenance free" gas stove is priced at Rs.3,200 and being marketed by TERI.

"These stoves have passed all the rigorous testing and standards applicable by government of India and are also approved by IIT Delhi," JSL said.

The makers said stainless steel has been chosen keeping in mind the required longevity of the product in a typical village environment.

(Posted on 23-05-2014)