Journey of Fortune

Turning a problem into opportunity, the young couple, Varun and Ghazal, decided to get into making of toxin-free skincare products in 2016 for mothers and children. Today, the couple do business worth Rs 20 crore annually, says Sofia Danish Khan

Super Cool Guys

At an age when many youngsters would be seeking employment or just settling down in their first job, this trio is busy marketing the AC helmets they have developed. In a couple of months they have made sales worth Rs 8 lakh, says Rama Devi Menon

Techy Cotton Farmers

Farmers are able to activate their water pumps from anywhere using the ‘cotton doctor’ app on their phones. Nitin Jugran Bahuguna finds out how the app is helping farmers like Nivrutti Ghule to monitor weather, save water and deal with pest attacks

Warriors of Change

An army of 650 youth drawn from different parts of the nation are working in remote areas across the country to ensure holistic education for the children, and to increase enrolment and reduce dropouts in government schools, says P C Vinoj Kumar

The Matka Man

Alagarathanam Natarajan, who overcame cancer and gave up his business in Britain, has found happiness in providing water to Delhi’s poor. Every day he is out in his van to fill up the 70 matkas he has set up across the city, says Nivedita Singh

Voice for Voiceless

Till recently, imported voice prosthesis for cancer patients were expensive at between Rs 15,000 and Rs 35,000, which many could not afford. But bringing joy to poor patients, Dr U S Vishal Rao has developed one for just Rs 50, says Usha Prasad

The Gritty Champs

Many Indian sportspersons performed well in recent international events, including the just-concluded Asian Games. Ajeyo Basu puts the spotlight on those who showed true grit and fought extreme odds to make their families and the nation proud

The Fraud Detector

When Sahil Gurucharan Chawla was cheated at a petrol pump with a rigged meter, he decided to develop a device that can eliminate this human fraud. The E-Funnel he developed is now in demand helping him increase his turnover, says Gurvinder Singh

Schools of Excellence

The Delhi government is transforming government schools on a par with private schools. Even the children of rickshawpullers are receiving quality education thanks to the vastly improved infrastructure and modern teaching methods, says Nivedita Singh

Mover and Shaker

He is a man who loves nature, goes on treks and is a voracious reader. But that is the softer side of him. His claim to fame is the way he built a Rs 324 crore turnover logistics company with just Rs 50,000. Sofia Danish Khan writes his story

Lighting up Homes

The Jaju brothers have come a long way from the time they went cycling around the villages of West Bengal looking for business ideas. Their solar solutions company started with Rs 5 lakh is now a Rs 33 crore turnover entity, says Gurvinder Singh

The Gold Hunter

Hailing from the small town of Jalpaiguri town in North Bengal, Swapna Barman, daughter of a van rickshaw puller, became the first Indian woman to win a gold medal in the gruelling heptathlon event at the Asian Games, reports Debayan Mukherjee

My Knee, Natural Knee

Chennai lives up to its reputation as the medical capital of India with two city based doctors offering a path-breaking, natural and cheaper alternative to knee replacement for arthritis, using stem cells from the patient’s own body, says L Sinduja