Imagine a refrigerator that runs without electricity!

The Father Of Invention – A Poor Villager from Gujarat – Indian Unsung hero Imagine a refrigerator that runs without electricity, keeps your perishables cool for five to seven days and costs you less than the price of a single meal for one person in a luxury hotel. It’s cool, it’s green and it’s affordable for the … More Imagine a refrigerator that runs without electricity!

Harish Hande‏-How this MIT Indian engineer aims to light up rural India

A young entrepreneur with an engineering degree from India’s premier engineering school and a postgraduate degree from the US’s finest technical school develops an innovative service aimed at ameliorating the energy utility situation in rural India. In 1995, he co-founds SELCO India, which provides customised energy solutions based on each household’s requirements. It facilitates low-income … More Harish Hande‏-How this MIT Indian engineer aims to light up rural India

From a rickshaw puller to a successful innovator

From being a rickshaw puller in New Delhi to becoming an organic farming expert and an innovator, it has been an amazing journey for this farmer from Damla village in Haryana. There was a time when Dharamveer Kamboj could not even afford to pay for his daughter’s school fees. “I spent about two years as a rickshaw puller. … More From a rickshaw puller to a successful innovator

Earning Rs 9 a day she educated herself and teaches others

After she failed in her grade ten examinations, Aarti Naik would’ve ended up being a domestic help like most of her classmates but chose to fight the situation she was in. Today she teaches schoolgirls from her neighbourhood for free lest they fail in their examinations and in life. Sometime in June 2003, when she received … More Earning Rs 9 a day she educated herself and teaches others

14-year-old girl is World’s youngest CEO

Meet 14-year-old Sindhuja Rajaraman, the CEO of Seppan, a Chennai-based animation company launched only in October last. And we’re not kidding. A ninth-standard student, she was adjudged the fastest 2D and 3D animator by software lobby Nasscom at the Gaming and Animation Conclave 2010 at Hyderabad. Interestingly, she is also a brand envoy of design software major … More 14-year-old girl is World’s youngest CEO

The Indian who manages risk for JPMorgan, and blindness

As a trader at JPMorgan Chase in London, Ashish Goyal helps manage billions of dollars of the bank’s exposure to risks like foreign exchange fluctuations. In his spare time, he takes tango lessons, plays cricket and goes clubbing with friends. Goyal is also blind. Watching him in the middle of the trading floor as he … More The Indian who manages risk for JPMorgan, and blindness