Q. The term “Bandicoot” is related to which of the following?

[A] Child labour Alert system

[B] Man-hole cleaning robot

[C] Risk alert app for women

[D] None

Answer: B

Bandicoot is a robotic system for manhole and sewer line cleaning aimed at the complete elimination of manual scavenging from the face of earth.  

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) in 2019 procured a ‘Bandicoot’, which would help end the practice of manual scavenging. 

Source: The Hindu