India Mark II Handpump

India Mark II is a conventional lever action handpump.

Product description Brand name and product description

India Mark II is a conventional lever action open source handpump defined by Indian Standards and Rural Water Supply Network (RWSN) specifications. It is designed for heavy-duty use, serving communities of 300 persons.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

India, Mali, Togo, Nigeria, Uganda, Germany, Italy, various other countries in Asia and Africa

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

Locally manufactured and distributed by various organizations using the open source design. UNICEF Eritrea in partnership with SKAT (development consultancy) and Rural Water Supply Network (RWSN) has been implementing the product for several years.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.
Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Other types of pumps and drills available locally, including the India Mark II Extra Deep Well Pump and the India Mark III Well Pump

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Rural individuals and households in need of a reliable source of water

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