Multi-Purpose Foldable Cot DRDO's INMAS in Delhi has developed a Multi-Purpose Foldable cot that can be carried as backpack, due to its compact folding configuration and light weight. It has been designed to be used as a stretcher for fast evacuation of jawans/patients and is also useful in all types of terrains to be used as a sleeping bed for comfortable sleep to Jawans. The accessories like pouch for toilet/ medicines and I-V fluid pole, make it suitable to use it as medical bed in emergency situations. Its backpack size and lightweight make it user friendly and important life saving device. The high strength low density aluminum alloy used in its frame is anodized to make the structure corrosion free to increase its durability and aesthetics. The fabric being used is of high strength, low weight and it is even washable.
Training institutes, camping, night shelters etc
Field operations, transit camps, hospitals and ambulances
In railway waiting halls for old, disabled persons and ladies. Further to provide first aid to the passengers in case of medical emergency.
Can be used as additional beds in rooms of hotels/lodges
Domestic application as beds, specifically in metropolitan cities.