A NASA Scientist Returns back Home to Transform Rural India
Link to participate in the Google event
‘Swades’ in real life: Entrepreneur & Nano Technologist returns to the villages of Vidarbha for Rural Development & few months later wins Zilla Parishad Elections against well-established parties & wins by over 50% votes without using any money,alcohol
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Google Hangout Agenda
An hour with Balasaheb Darade where he would talk on these topics
– Good Governance
(Being ex-member of IAC extended core committee, Zila Parishad Member’s experience)
– Drought situation in Maharashtra
(Working on Jal Jagruti Abhyan Project)
– Role of overseas Indians in development of India.
– Extended Core team member for India Against Corruption (Worked closely with Anna Hazare and Arvind Kejriwal during IAC revolution)
– Leading Shankara Rural Transformation Project (SRTP) in 20 villages in the Vidarbha region which is plagued by farmland suicides, huge unemployment and consequent problems, and depression among the people.
– Featured in July 30, 2012 INDIA TODAY as the ROMANTICS– They have a Dream and covered by various Top newspapers.
– Maharashtracha Lal award by RED FM, Pune, 2012.
– Featured/awarded as “Youth Icon” by various organizations such as Art of Living, Chanakya Mandal magazine
– Founded IT company ” Relations Bridge Innovators” in 2010 in USA
– Resident Education and Development Outstanding Students Leader Award, University of Cincinnati, 2009
– University Graduate Scholarshop, University of Cincinnati, 2007-09