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  • [Round One Winner: 6/8] Abhishek Sidhu—Hydraulic Wheel Lock

    [Round One Winner: 6/8] Abhishek Sidhu—Hydraulic Wheel Lock

    Living Rise | January 10, 2012

    Tell us who you are. Hi, my name is Abhishek...

  • [Round One Winner: 3/8] Vikrant Baibhaw – Eco-friendly bags, affordable alternative of polythene bags

    [Round One Winner: 3/8] Vikrant Baibhaw – Eco-friendly bags, affordable alternative of polythene bags

    Living Rise | December 30, 2011

    Vikrant and his brother Vishant started an NGO that helps underprivileged children. They then created a green business with a 500 crore potential. He is one of the winners for Spark the Rise Round 1.

  • [Round One Winner: 4/8] Aninda Sircar – High Efficiency Green Air Conditioning and Refrigeration System in Vehicles

    [Round One Winner: 4/8] Aninda Sircar – High Efficiency Green Air Conditioning and Refrigeration System in Vehicles

    Living Rise | January 4, 2012

    Aninda Sircar developed a green air conditioning and refrigeration system for vehicles that doesn’t tax the environment— or your wallet. His project has been validated by IIT Kanpur.

  • Tell us what you’ve been up to in 2011!

    Tell us what you’ve been up to in 2011!

    News & Updates | December 29, 2011

    2011 has been an exciting year for the Rise Team....

  • CGNet Swara: The Rise of the Citizen-Journalist

    CGNet Swara: The Rise of the Citizen-Journalist

    Agriculture & Rural Development | November 29, 2011

    Reporting is no longer limited to writers and broadcasters with years of professional journalism experience. Ordinary citizens, or citizen journalists, can report on events as they see them so that we can read about them as they happen. They shoot pictures of events they deem newsworthy and share them with their friends, who share them with their friends—and the cycle goes on.

  • [Round One Winner: 7/8] Sharad Ashani— Prevent Suicide in Rs.100: Safety down rod for ceiling fan

    [Round One Winner: 7/8] Sharad Ashani— Prevent Suicide in Rs.100: Safety down rod for ceiling fan

    Living Rise | January 11, 2012

    Sharad Ashani devised a simple solution to prevent suicide—with only Rs. 100.

  • New Year, New Winners!

    New Year, New Winners!

    News & Updates | January 9, 2012

    Dear Spark the Rise folks, First of all, we would...

  • [Round One Winner: 5/8] Vijay Kedia – Solution to Water Crisis of a Village

    [Round One Winner: 5/8] Vijay Kedia – Solution to Water Crisis of a Village

    Living Rise | January 6, 2012

    After losing all his investments in land due to water scarcity problems, Vijay Kedia devised a water conservation mechanism that could solve India’s water crisis.