“The carrots get cleaned, packed and sent to Bangalore, Chennai other cities. We make sure the carrots are clean before we send it out. We get carrots from across Nilgiris and we have a few farms as well. We have three bore-wells for all the cleaning that needs to be done.” Anbumani, a supervisor at a cleaning unit in the Nilgiris. High amounts of pesticide are used to cultivate carrots and other exotic vegetables grown in the Nilgiris and cleaning units such as these are used to clean the carrots of pesticides.