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Nikita and Nishita Baliarsingh: Taking Charge of the Future
In this episode of #MGChangemakersSeason3, we talk to sisters Nishita and Nikita Baliarsingh, who are looking to transform the electric vehicles space by creating a unique battery that runs off crop residue. Their start-up, Nexus Power, aims to produce these innovative batteries in India which would not only bring down battery prices for EVs but also help solve the pollution created due to crop-burning. And that brings us to the end of Season 3 of MGChangemakers of the The Better India. Do check out the other episodes of the series if you haven’t heard them yet.
Kalpana Vishwanath: Securing Every Move
In the this episode of #MGChangemakersSeason3, we talk to Kalpana Vishwanath, who launched ‘Safetipin’, an app that crowdsources key information about how safe streets are in various major cities across the world, thus allowing women in these cities to be better informed of their surroundings.
Kavita Devi: Breaking News & Barriers
In the this episode of #MGChangemakersSeason3, we talk to Kavita Devi, who runs Khabar Lahariya, a digital rural news network, with a team of 30 women reporters. She also happens to be the only Dalit member of the Editors Guild of India.
Charu Monga: The Spark Within
In the this episode of #MGChangemakersSeason3, we talk to Charu Monga, a professor at IIT Guwahati, who designed a waterproof backpack called ‘Jugnu’, which not only uses recycled plastic but also acts as a solar-powered light. Jugnu has been instrumental for kids in remote areas of north-eastern India where sunsets are early and the power supply is infrequent.
Janhavi Joshi: Seeing Sound
In this episode of #MGChangemakersSeason3, We talk to Janhavi Joshi, the co-founder of Bleetech innovations, whose virtual TV library is aiding nearly 12000 people with hearing impairments attain quality education that doesn’t focus on oralism, speech therapy or lip-reading.
Lakshmi Menon: Weaving A New Destiny
In this episode of #MGChangemakersSeason3, We talk to Lakshmi Menon. An innovator who upcycled scrap collected from PPE manufacturers into low-cost bedrolls to help COVID centres in the time of need. An avid believer in creative upcycling to solve problems, Lakshmi is using the power of innovation to create change.
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