Brief Description :

    It is a tool that consists of broad metal blade attached to a long wooden handle. It has three parts. The blade made up of wrought steel conforming to IS:1570 Sch.VI, T-50, T-55 and T-60, is square mouth for carrying as well as moving or shifting ballast, sand, earth, etc,. Another part is shaft made of hard wood conform to IS:2897. The third part is the handle made up of alloy steel.

    Fig.: Shovel