Someone Just Made A Modak ATM For Ganesh Chaturthi And The Internet Can't Keep Calm

A man from Pune, Maharashtra, has invented an ATM which gives out modaks — considered to be Lord Ganesha's favourite sweet

With Ganeshotsav celebrations in full swing, worshippers have been coming up with innovative ways to honour the Hindu deity Lord Ganesha. Be it your environment-friendly Ganesha idols, or ones made out of Belgian chocolates, one just cannot accuse devotees of lacking creativity. But would you have ever thought of a Ganesha murti comfortably resting inside an ATM machine, dispensing modaks instead of money?

No, this isn’t a Jetsons episode. A man from Pune, Maharashtra, has actually invented an ATM which gives out modaks — considered to be Lord Ganesha’s favourite sweet. The inventor, Sanjiv Kulkarni, has designed the ATM, or ‘Any Time Modak’ to vend packed modaks every time a unique card is swiped.

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Sanjay Kulkarni

“It is ATM- Any Time Modak. You will get a modak through this ATM by inserting a special card. It was an attempt to move forward with technology and culture together,” says Kulkarni, a former mechanical engineer, who has installed the machine at a corner of his residence in Sahakar Nagar in Pune.

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According to The Times of India, Kulkarni works on something innovative every year and has continued to do so for the past 25 years. The report stated, he usually starts working on his projects nearly three months prior to the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi and had come up with the idea for ‘Any Time Modak’ back in June.

Needless to say, everyone has been raving about this latest invention.