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India's 10 Unsung Personalities

By SiliconIndia  |   Wednesday, 12 December 2012, 02:35 Hrs   |    5 Comments
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Chhavi Rajawat:
Chhavi Rajawat makes it to the list as well. This young MBA degree holder chose to work with rural India and at 32 she is the youngest woman sarpanch of her village Soda, near Jaipur. Her aim is to make her village 100 percent educated. Chhavi also works at her family home-turned-hotel called Kailrugji and has also set up a horse-riding academy in Jaipur.



P Narayanan Krishnan:
Madurai-based Narayanan Krishnan started the Akshaya Trust, an NGO in 2002. The trust has been a blessing for many homeless, ailing and hungry people.  In the first year of commencement, Krishnan used his own savings to feed around 30 people. Ever since, he's cooked and served meals to around two million people. Presently, a shelter home is being built to home those in need of shelter. Realizing that there were many Indians living overseas who wanted to contribute to the cause, Krishnan founded Akshaya USA in 2012. The foundation supports the homeless, mentally ill, elderly and the disabled.



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Reader's comments(5)
1: Actually i got to do my HA[home assingment] and i started doing it the day before the school reopens. And thanks alot for the information .
Posted by:Abhay - 14 Jan, 2014
2: This world is I once heard Mr. Laloo Prasad say : Jiski laathi, uski bheins!
Posted by:M s M - 16 Dec, 2012
3: Thanks SI for bringing them all on one page. Could you Pl. mention / share their e-mail ids. We, the readers will personally congratulate them. For the people who are fighting tough battles, appreciation from fellow citizens means a lot.
Posted by:Aniruddha A - 16 Dec, 2012
4: These are 10 but there will be 100's unsung personalities who are silently serving the humanity. Hats off to all of them.
Here I will request siliconindia to provide a share button for facebook as well apart from just like button. Thanks.
Posted by:Uttam Bhatia - 13 Dec, 2012
5: kudos to them!
Posted by:reena - 12 Dec, 2012
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