Highlights of India Today Hindi 1st January 2020, issue:
Badlav Ke Sarthi
The unsung crusaders who are ushering in a quiet revolution across the country. Stories of Unheralded crusaders who have heeded the call of their conscience to bring about a change in the lives of others
Light man of kerala
Abraham Johnson may be the lightest CEO in the world. The 50-year-old polio victim weighs just 20 kg but he has been running M-tech Electro Digital Industry since 1991. The unit, which manufactures LED and solar products, has an annual turnover of Rs 50 lakh.
Midas of the Farmland
Akash Badave quit his job as a banker in Pune and come to Dantewada. Today, he works with more than 10,000 farmers—mostly tribals—helping them access markets for their produce while nurturing traditional agriculture.
Going back to nature
Patanjali Jha, 1986 batch IRS officer when not chasing tax evaders, is busy creating awareness about the pitfalls of conventional, chemical fertiliser-aided farming. Patanjali’s food forestry farm on the banks of the Narmada river at Khalghat in MP’s Khargone district is proof that it’s ‘natural’ farming can be made a success.
Ramp up India
Paralysed from the neck down due to an undiagnosed infection at the age of 15, Virali Modi’s experiences of travelling in railway stations put her on the path of social activism to make railway stations disabled-friendly. As a result, at least eight railway stations in India have recently achieved this target.