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Catalyst in transforming lives of rural engineering students

Dr Ravindra Gaikwad HoD PREC Department of Chemical Engineering Cover

A great teacher can make you enjoy a topic you don't particularly like, change and expand your perspective on what you already know. Faculty members who do the best they can and make sure students are always on their feet, and confront them if they aren't doing their best, are what make great students. Meet Dr. Ravindra Gaikwad, award winning Professor and Head of Dept. of Chemistry, Pravara Rural Engineering College (PREC), who is transforming his department and the lives of his students through his outstanding academic and research work.

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She is on a mission to make composting a household activity

Dhanashree Chauhan - IloveComposting

Many reports have covered how improper dumping of waste and widespread use of plastic is spoiling the ecological balance, polluting our rivers, endangering lives of plants and animals and creating health hazards for us. Moreover, awareness and implementation of efficient waste management processes is still far from reality. This prompted Dhanashree Chauhan to develop a decentralised method of waste management and a viable solution in the form of Home Composting Kits called The Bug Factory. Founded in 2015, her venture ILOVECOMPOSTING (ILC) has taught composting practices to 7000+ students and over 300 families have already started home composting using their kits.

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