gopali-youth-welfare-societyIIT changemakers for village

The Telegraph (November 13, 2019)

The students completed a two-day training for farmers of the village

A village about three kilometres from the IIT Kharagpur campus will learn from engineering students techniques that will probably change age-old practices and train them in new techniques.

A group of IITians, who have taken education beyond the hallowed campus to turn a village around, has set its sight on an initiative called "greenovation", that could be a game-changer in the lives of poor farmers.

The Gopali Youth Welfare Society, an organisation of about a hundred IIT students, has engaged postgraduate students of the agricultural and food engineering department to arm farmers with the technique.

The students recently completed a two-day training for farmers of the village, one of the students said. (Read More)