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Subodh Gupta – Youth Icon from Bihar

He is the most unlikely priest of high art from Bihar to have earned a name for himself in the world of contemporary Art. Subodh Gupta (born in 1964) is a Bihari artist based in New Delhi. He was born in Khagaul,land famous for ancient mathematician Aryabhatta in Patna. He studied at the College of […]

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Global recognition for Bihar’s Husk Power Project

In one of my earlier post I had mentioned about the classic example of grass root innovation by Manoj Sinha who was featured on NYT for his unique contribution of coming up with Husk power system for transforming rural power generation. Husk Power Systems won first place in 2008 in the University of Virginia business […]

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Women Achievers from Bihar

Women achievers from Bihar are second to none when it comes drive change initiatives. They are truly inspiring, and setting notes for others to strive for more. Be it administration, social innovation, art, media or any other alternate career stream, we are seeing a major change in their contribution towards social change. Bandana Priyadarshi achievements […]

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Bihari Women Honoured by UNDP

A woman sarpanch of the gram kutchheri (rural court)in Minapur recently received global accolades for delivering instant, and correct, justice. The United Nation Development Project (UNDP) also filmed her while delivering a verdict and will use the footage for a documentary on her. Meet Kiran Devi, sarpanch of Raghai panchayat in Minapur block of the […]

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Another Proud Bihari

“I am a proud Bihari,but I have done nothing for Bihar and Jharkhand ” says Anil Agarwal who is the executive chairman and founder of the London Stock Exchange-listed Vedanta Resources,which is growing at a very fast pace — from Rs 15 crore in 1985 to nearly Rs 20,000 crore in the nine-month year to […]

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