Name of the Technology :     L-Pad- Bath room sliper for bilateral below knee amputee
  Disability Sector :                  Locomotor Disability
  Function :                               Mobility/ Holding aids, Daily basic activities aids
  Category of research :          New technology/product (not existing in the country)
  Brief description of the product/ technology:
  L-pad helps a person with bilateral below knee amputation to do his/her bath room activity without any additional attendant/support. The amputee can sit comfortable in Indian toilet and go outside for toilet in rural areas. The existing technology of below knee prosthesis does not allow to sit in squatting position. Presently in our country, amputee compels to do toilet in standing with the help of axillary crutch.
  Readiness level of the product/technology:                                                              Technology Proven Through Successful Operations
  Anticipated time to reach the next readiness level:                                                  More than 12 months 
  Anticipated time for the technology/product to come in the market:                      More than two years 
  Any Hindrance(s) being faced w.r.t. the development of product/technology:      Lack of Industry Partner

  Anticipated cost:          (a) Rs 1000/-
  Contact Details:            Dr. P.K Lenka (Lecturer)
                                         National Institute for the Orthopaedically Handicapped
                                         B T Road 
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