Vayujal (VJ-400 Lpd Unit)


Vayujal is a water harvesting technology that converts atmospheric humidity into drinking water.

Product description Brand name and product description

Vayujal (VJ-400 Lpd Unit) is a 400-liter water harvesting and purifying device that extracts water from atmospheric humidity. It aims to solve the global water shortage problem by utilizing abundant water molecules in the air. The device is also known for atmospheric water generators (AWGs) and is commercially available. It was designed by Ramesh Kumar, Ankit Nagar, and Prof T Pradeep as a startup in IIT Madras, India. It uses an 8 stage water purification system before it reaches the consumer and meet the WHO drinking water standards.

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


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

This product is distributed by the manufacturer itself. 

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

6,150 USD (450,000 INR)  On interview with manufacturer 2020

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Primary competitors include Air-O-WaterWaterfromair, FND Air and water generators. However, many other air-to-water generators are available in the market.

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)

Target users for this product include households, mainly located in water-scarce places and places with high humidity.

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