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Besides training over 500 farmers in Nagaland, his startup has gone on to generate approximately 20,00,000 Shiitake dowel spawns and 25,000 kg of Oyster mushroom spawns.



#Farming #Nagaland #Startup

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Gopal Dutt quit his lucrative career in civil engineering and became an organic farmer in 2015. But little did he realise his farming techniques would bag him a place in the Guinness Book of World Records



#Farmer #TallestCoriander #Uttarakhand

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What does it take to be a tax official in India? IRS officer Rohini Divakar shares the inside details.



#CivilServants #India

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Manipuri company makes superior herbal tea by employing 2000 underprivileged persons for the growing, packaging and selling process.



#Farming #Manipur #HerbalTea

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The Salvi family from Gujarat has also established the Patan Patola Heritage museum, where they conduct live demonstrations of the painstaking weaving process



#PatolaSaree #History #GujratHeritage

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Laxmi Parate grew tomatoes with organic methods, making a 30% surplus harvest, and sold her produce for higher than market rates



#MadhyaPradesh #OrganicFarming #Farming

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In August 2017, the Supreme Court banned the practice of instant triple talaq. Meet Aafreen Rehman, one of the women who filed a petition against this practice after her husband divorced her via speed post.



#InspiringStories #Women

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Starring Suriya in the leading role, Amazon Prime’s ‘Soorarai Pottru’ is based on the incredible journey of Air Deccan founder Capt. G. R. Gopinath, a retired Army captain, who founded India’s first low-cost airline.



#SooraraiPottru #InspiringSucessStory

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Under Project 37, officers from Arunachal Pradesh Civil Service are pooling in money to ‘repair anything’ from dilapidated schools and libraries to roads and signposts across the state



#ArunachalPradesh #CivilServants #UpliftingStories

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“I saw the world from a more empathetic lens and decided to do something for homeless people. Since cooking was my forte, I started distributing free meals over weekends,” he says.



#InspiringStory #UpliftingStory

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There are over two hundred women in the Himachal Pradesh postal circle who work in the field delivering posts in some of the remotest of villages.



#HimachalPradesh #Postmaster

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Stanzin is from Ladakh’s Nubra valley and Samyuktha is from Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore. What they share is a vision for architecture that is eco-friendly, community-driven, and hands-on.

#architecture #sustainability

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Today ‘Farm To Table’ – an online food business – ships its products to metropolitan cities across India and earns up to Rs.20,000 every month.

#woman #entrepreneur #startup

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While urban dwellers can grow organic food at home with limited water and no soil, a farmer even in a drought-prone area can profit from the hydroponic system.

#madhyapradesh #organic #farming

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This retired teacher from Kerala is helping farmers from Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala by sourcing organic veggies from them for his shop.

#agriculture #organic #farming

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Anu’s self-sustaining terrace garden rarely needs organic pesticides — she grows certain plants that naturally keep the pests at bay. Find out what they are!

#bengaluru #organic #farming

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This AI-based device can increase India’s recycling rate, which currently stands at 30 per cent, and prevent health risks among ragpickers.

#waste #management #innovation

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“How do I find humour through so much adversity? What choice do I have? What else am I going to do? You either ride the tide or get washed away..”

#Art #bengaluru

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Street vendors like Aruna are central to India's cultural and economic identity, but COVID-19 has dealt them a serious blow. When you #GiftACart, you are providing economic relief to vendors during a critically difficult time.

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