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How this NRI built an army of ‘Solar Sahelis’ to power villages and empower women

he was born and raised in New York, but for Ajaita Shah, it is the hinterlands of India where her life’s work lies. The 34-year-old has created a network of thousands of women entrepreneurs called ‘Solar Sahelis’, along with institutional partners and agri-retailers, to generate employment, encourage sustainable development, and empower rural women in their […]

BBMP proposes allotment of 400 solar-powered mobile carts from Jan, to help people with disabilities gain economic independence

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has turned its attention towards livelihood generation for the specially abled. The Palike’s Welfare Department aims to distribute 400 petty shops at subsidised price to help people with disabilities earn a living. Powered by solar energy, these shops will be an amalgam of a mobile cart and a wheelchair. […]