The idea of iKheti came to Priyanka during her last year as an MBA student in Welingkar Institute of Management, Mumbai, as she plucked a chilli from one of the pots growing in her own terrace. If her family could grow a host of herbs and vegetables in Mumbai, so could everybody! And so started Priyanka's mission to promote sustainable urban farming—and it proved to be a game changer. Back in 2012, there was virtually no awareness on the matter. So we held workshops and educate people. Fortunately, much has changed since. Now, we not only provide our customers with raw materials and technical know how, but also physically examine the place to see if the environment is conducive to a nursery, and help them through the initial stages. We have recently collaborated with Dirt, a waste management programme that helps convert waste into compost, which further facilitates the process," she elaborates. With Pune and Nagpur next on the radar, she plans to expand iKheti all over India. We (and the world) can hardly wait!
Advertisement - Continue Reading Below
People Have Raised $100,000 for the Woman Who Was Fired for Flipping Off Trump's Motorcade
"Juli Briskman is an inspiration to us all."
Revealed: This is What Your Handwriting Says About Your Personality
For instance, handwriting that is bunched up and non-aligned, indicates a LIE!
What To Do If You're Harassed At Work — And HR Isn't Helping
All your options, whether you're discriminated against for your sex, race, religion, age, or disability.
Nita Ambani's iPhone Worth $48.5 Million? Here's the Truth Behind *Those* Viral Stories
WE'D BE REALLY JEAOUS IF THAT'S THE CASE!
There Goes Your Social Life: The Pokémon Go Creators Are Making a Harry Potter Game
Accio, decent LTE service!