6 Easy Ways to Cut Your Electricity Bills & Make Your Home Energy-Efficient

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to live in an energy-efficient home that not only results in large savings in the electricity bills but is also environmentally-friendly with a small carbon footprint! For a truly sustainable home, it is advisable to start thinking about energy efficiency right from the beginning. Ask your Continue Reading

Farmer Toils 15 Yrs To Turn Degraded Land Into Fertile Paradise, Earns Rs 3 Lakh/Year

Over the decades, massive mining activities in Jharkhand’s Dhanbad district, one of the largest coal producers of India, have led to degradation of agricultural lands due to air and water pollution. In fact, the adverse effects are such that environmentally sensitive materials like iron, bismuth, aluminium, manganese and others are Continue Reading

Startup Launches India’s First RTO-Approved Electric Conversion Kit for Motorcycles

Even during the low sale period of the COVID-19 pandemic, India saw over one crore two wheelers being sold to the common man. Despite holding the highest share of sales in the domestic automobile industry, these vehicles have till now remained limited to fuel-run models. To provide an alternative, technology-based Continue Reading

I-T Consultant Helps 500 Farmers Increase Income By 4 Times Through Stevia

Rajpal Singh Gandhi’s entry into agriculture was marked by huge financial losses and crop damages. He planted potatoes, vegetables, gladiolus, and more in the beginning, but failed to get appropriate results. Most of us would consider giving up, but not Rajpal, an income tax consultant. He kept at it and Continue Reading

50 Wetlands, 14000 Farmers & 1 Hero: How Sarus Cranes Were Revived From the Brink

In 2012, wildlife conservationist Dr Samir Kumar Sinha learned that the sarus crane was facing multiple threats in eastern parts of Uttar Pradesh. “The habitat of the non-migratory bird was shrinking, and the eggs were being destroyed or stolen even before they hatched. Similar information came from across 10 districts Continue Reading

71-YO Farmer’s Unique Technique Helps 4,000 Others Earn Profits Without Tilling

With every sowing season, more farmers in Maharashtra are adopting a climate-positive technique to grow crops which, besides bringing down labour costs, it assures a good harvest. This is all thanks to a pioneering innovation by food scientist-turned-farmer, Chandrasekhar Bhadsavle, fondly addressed by farmers as ‘dada’. Introduced among a handful Continue Reading

Farmer’s 16-YO Son Innovates Low-Cost Device To Sow Seeds; Plough Land Faster

The coastal region of South Canara in Kartnataka’s Mangalore district is known for its progressive growth in literacy, equality, and employment rates. However, a major stronghold of the area’s survival, which is agriculture, has seen a steady decline over the years. While the cause for this remains natural factors like Continue Reading

Efficient management and value addition from water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes), growing in Jakkur Lake.

This project will develop proof of concept for a specially designed anaerobic digester for biomethanation of water hyacinth at Jakkur lake.  Water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) is one of the prominent invading macrophytes growing in the Jakkur lake (Fig1). It is amongst the fastest growing, invasive free-floating weed which is capable Continue Reading

Sowl Kere: Sustainable Treated Water Feed Project

This project will evaluate the STP at Sowl Kere for its effectiveness and efficiency levels A lake’s identity is the water it holds and the life it sustains around. Sowl Kere does not get much water. The storm water mixed with sewage flows around it and is diverted out. This Continue Reading

The Bee Garden Project

  The Bee Garden Project aims to highlight the importance of ‘functional biodiversity’ and draw attention to the role of non-honey bee pollinators in an urban context. Solitary bees are important pollinators that ‘buzz-pollinate’ plants such as brinjal, tomato and chillies. They require dead wood, twigs, or exposed soil for Continue Reading