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Based out of Delhi, Resham Sutra leverages solar-powered machinery for the rural textile production value chain extending from the farm to the fabric. Reshamsutra has primarily commercialised user-friendly machines for silk yarn production and weaving. The organisation facilitates setting up of integrated silk yarn and fabric production centres in rural areas. 

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No of machines deployed


Rural experience centre launched in Bastar


women trained

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Product Information

Silk reeling and Spinning

  • Unnati: Used for reeling, spinning and twisting of silk yarn. It is used to produce Tassar, Muga and Mulberry varieties of silk.
  • Buniyaad: Used for processes of reeling, spinning, and twisting silk yarn. It is used for Tassar, Muga and Mulberry silks.
  • Sonalika: Designed for special effects in reeling Muga silk weft. Sonalika reeled Muga yarn is in great demand for festive sarees.
  • Silky Spin: Can operate with Solar, electric or pedal power. With many user-friendly features, it’s an easy-to-run machine.
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Weaving and Reeling

  • SunKargha: A solar assisted loom which increases productivity by three-fold over traditional handloom. It works with a wide variety of yarns including silk, cotton, wool, and manmade fibers. It can be operated with solar, manual and pedal power.
  • Handy Reel (MRTM): It is a proven workhorse for reeling and twisting silk yarn. This sturdy, low maintenance machine is used by rural entrepreneurs to produce twisted muga and tassar silk for the warp. It has options for solar, electric and pedal operations.
  • Dyna Charkha: A fast processing machine for rural entrepreneurs, it is available in different options for silk reeling or to wind yarn from bobbins and smaller reels to standard-sized hanks.
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Devidayal refrigerator (DDSF-100) was a finalist in the 2019 Global LEAP Awards for Outstanding Off-Grid Refrigerators and won the Consumer Affordability Prize. CLASP conducted independent testing and evaluation on the performance and quality of Devidayal Pedestal Fan (SR-DC-BL01) in 2019 and found that it was approximately 50% more efficient than the market average. As global average temperatures continue to rise, we know that affordable and efficient cooling solutions like Devidayal fans and refrigerators will play a critical part in delivering modern energy services to off-grid and weak-grid communities.

Elisa Lai

Devidayal Solar Solutions Pvt Ltd, is one of the most promising startups in the clean energy and the off‐grid space in India. They have always been driven by the policy of “quality first” and the proof of the efforts came when the Devidayal solar refrigerator got approved for meeting quality benchmark by CLASP and being a finalist for Global LEAP. The organisation is on a path to greater successes through continuous innovations on product and business strategy, and will, sure enough, make a mark in the sector.

Praviin Kumaar

Installation of solar refrigerators on trucks has helped us to maintain the freshness of fruits like litchis, mushroom, apple, peach, plum, cherry, and oranges while transportation. This empowers us to negotiate better prices.

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  • Individual reelers and weavers groups are the primary beneficiaries.
  • Significant increase in income and productivity
  • Reduction in human drudgery
  • New livelihood opportunities