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An Engineer who is building science laboratories in remote villages of India using locally available resources

After completing his graduation from a premier college in 2015, Prayag explored science and technology and worked with various start-ups in Bangalore for two years. But instead of following a regular corporate career path, he found his calling in the field of education. He was selected to take part in the SBI Youth for India Fellowship and got an opportunity to work with rural communities through Barefoot College in Rajasthan, a pioneer in alternative education for the past 40 years. While volunteering at the Barefoot College, he felt that education was one such issue that needed to be catered in the rural regions. On digging deeper into the issue, he also noticed two major challenges.

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