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National TNAU Student of the Year award goes to the State president of All India Agricultural Students Association

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University's Student of the Year 2016 is P Sivaraj, a PhD student   

Published on 1st March 2017
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Loo and behold: Meet the US student who's been staying in UP's remotest villages for five years to build 'one toilet at a time'

Since 2012, Marta Vanduzer-Snow, a PhD student from the US, has been building toilets in the most backward villages of UP. Despite all the turmoil and general mistrust, she's managed to cut the stink

Published on 2nd April 2017
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Green Thumbs: How Nandanam Arts College students turned a space smelling of urine into a lush, green organic vegetable garden

Government Arts College for Men, Nandanam in Chennai has set up an organic farm, under the MHRD’s RUSA scheme, that has transformed a barren, smelly patch of land into an organic vegetable garden

Published on 1st May 2017
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Bengaluru-based start up Wandertrails is a one-stop solution for the new-age traveller

Wandertrails offers travellers authentic experiences including cuisines, history and culture to suit the needs of time-constrained and service-conscious travellers

Published on 5th May 2017
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From organic farming to setting up a night school, here's how this 20-year-old has changed the face of his village

All he wanted to do was organic farming, but now, Nandu Kumar has started giving kids in his village a shot at a better future through his night school where they debate, read, dance and learn lots

Published on 24th May 2017
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He wrote to the NDMA way before the 2015 Nepal earthquake about the high threat of earthquakes in the Himalayas!

Dr Sreevalsa Kolathayar might be the only person who wrote to the NDMA about the risks before the 2008 earthquakes. Read on to find out more about his measures to get people prepared for earthquakes

Published on 29th May 2017
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Bring Permaculture to your rooftop terrace to have a colourful harvest, and give some green back to the ecosystem

The cost-effective method ensures a sustainable approach towards a more organic, natural system

Published on 7th October 2017
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Keep stretching yourself: What Sahitya Akademi Award-winner Manu Pillai learnt from his years working with Shashi Tharoor

As the winner of the 2017 Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar award, an author and as someone who served as the Chief of Staff to Dr Shashi Tharoor, Pillai sure wears many hats 

Published on 10th October 2017
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This NRI graphic designer has returned to Kannur and has switched to farming besides teaching kids how to make traditional toys using the coconut leaf

Nowshid Parammal is a Gulf returnee and graphic designer who gave up a corporate job to teach city kids the art of traditional coconut leaf toy making

Published on 16th October 2017
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From coding to a green life, this former techie talks of a farming method that is fresh and home-friendly

Aquaponic farming is a type of farming that combines aquaculture and hydroponics (cultivating plants in water)

Published on 24th October 2017
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A look into the future: Become a storyteller or a musician and get a job you like  

Chairman of 5F's world insisted the students understand the 'chemistry of FANG — Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google' for a better future

Published on 30th October 2017
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Good Harvest School reaps equality and social justice in the right dose and, gives girls opportunities for growth

The Good Harvest School is a one-of-a-kind green school that teaches young girls valuable lessons on agricultural practices along with their regular subjects

Published on 31st October 2017
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Can India ever produce greens sans soil? Future Farms aims to do just that with the right dose of awareness and water 

Started five years ago, Future Farms envisioned a clean food network for India and with over five branches and one due in Nepal, is working hard towards serving the people some clean greens

Published on 13th November 2017
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Kisan ka School: 10 lakh farmers to be trained in modern farming techniques in Yogi's UP

The Yogi Adityanath government plans to educate farmers on modern farming techniques mainly to increase farmers' income

Published on 4th December 2017
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Kisan Network is putting the power of purchase back in the hands of the farmer

Princeton dropout, AP AgTech winner, featured in the Forbes 30 under 30 list — all these are pale in comparison to Aditya Agarwalla's mission, which is to help farmers get their due in our country

Published on 4th January 2018

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