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Meet the “Tunnel Man of India” : Amai Mahalinga Naik and his journey of transforming a barren land
In a small village called Kepu near Mangalore, Karnataka, lives a 70 year old Amai Mahalinga Naik who has transformed his barren land into a flourishing farm.  He resorted to traditional techniques of agriculture and single-handedly developed an organic agriculture...
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Meet the Forest Man of India: Padma Shri Jadav Payeng
“I will plant till my last breath”- says an enthusiastic Jadav Payeng who has a forest reserve in his name, fully developed and grown by himself. This is why he is also known as Jadav”Molai” Payeng. This is his story...
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Meet Sushovan Banerjee, Padma Shri and the famous “Ek Takar Daktar” from West Bengal
Octogenarian Dr Sushovan Banerjee is a physician from Bolpur, West Bengal. He is better known as ‘Ek Takar Daktar’ (one rupee doctor) for treating poor patients for just a rupee. Today we bring to you the story of this famously...
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