Around 75% of farmers in India fall in category of small & marginal farmers i.e. with small land holding, facing problems like crop selection based on soil type, quality inputs, technological and information unavailability of appropriate farm practices, credit unavailability and most important challenge is the marketing of the produce. [...]
Imagine a person getting into the premier most institutes of India, and when all his batch-mates and friends started getting lucrative offers from the big names in the industry, he decided to give up everything for serving the humanity. Vinayak Lohani is the person. Vinayak Lohani did his B.Tech from IIT Kharagpur (2000) and MBA from IIM Calc [...]
Harish Hande, famously known as Mr. Sunshine is an Indian social entrepreneur who has lit up the life of people living in rural areas of Gujarat and Karnataka. Hande was awarded prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award for 2011 for his efforts to put solar power technology in the hands of the poor.
Harish Hande, an IIT Kharagpur undergraduate, co-fo [...]