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Bengaluru’s National Aerospace Laboratories Jaldost to clean lakes, water bodies

It is of prime importance to keep our water bodies clean and free of aquatic weeds and waste, especially the lakes and rivers. For making this exercise easy, the Bengaluru-based Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-National Aerospace Laboratories have unveiled Jaldost. Jaldost is an airboat that helps in removing the weeds and is powered by an aircraft engine. National Aerospace Laboratories which is a lab of CSIR, announced the launch of Jaldost as part of the Central Government’s “One Week, One Lab” initiative. The Jaldost has been built as per the specifications of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike’s requirements to keep water bodies clean by removing weeds and waste.