Solar power not only tripled the sales of this petrol pump, it is also saving the Rs 16,000-Rs 20,000 paid towards monthly electricity bills.
Pappu Kabeer and Ratna Das of Aaideo Talkies take a makeshift pandal along with plastic chairs to places in rural Assam where there are no auditoriums or theatres.
Indians are increasingly finding innovative social uses of WhatsApp — from using it to circulate a local news bulletin in …
In 1999, a poor farmer in western Assam’s Kajaikata village, Sabed Ali, agreed to his his brother-in-law’s suggestion that he …
For just Rs 80-Rs 100, any umbrella can be equipped with a solar panel-torch assembly to allow riders to power their way through dark, unruly country roads.
The Jhai Foundation has modelled a Char Development Programme for four Barpeta villages based on internet research on disaster management programmes.
Hironmoy Gogoi of Assam’s Sivasagar town wants to create at least 3,000 jobs for rural youth in the next five years through his Facebook food portal.
Having seen the power of social media in Manipur and Assam, BJP is going to replicate the model in Nagaland, Tripura, Mizoram and Meghalaya, which go to the polls in 2018.
Mamtaz Begum (13) would have been married off to a man thrice her age, if it were not Illias Rahman Sarkar who campaigned on Facebook to stop the wedding.