Wednesday, 20 January 2021 13:15

Dung paint

Written by  Milking It

India now has its own cow dung paint, a world-first. 

The ‘Khadi Prakritik Paint’ is a first-of-its-kind product which is being touted as eco-friendly and non-toxic, with anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties.

With actual cow dung as its main ingredient, the paint is said to be cost-effective and also odourless.

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission, which launched the paint , says it is free from heavy metals like lead, mercury, chromium, arsenic, and cadmium.

This technology will increase the consumption of cow dung as a raw material for eco-friendly products and will generate additional revenue to farmers- about $500 annually from each animal.

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