Meet The Creators

Flowers, roots, leaves and stems – SK Verma transforms them into scents and essential oils

Kannauj in Uttar Pradesh, is considered the perfume capital of India. It was here that S K Verma closely observed his uncle, a perfumer, extract oi...

A chance encounter made Chandra Prakash Shukla a successful amla businessman

By Puja Bhattacharjee After completing his graduate studies, Chandra Prakash Shukla, the native of Pratapgarh in Uttar Pradesh, was clueless about...

A rugs to riches story in Sitapur

Twenty years ago, Syed Ahmed, a dhurrie (handwoven rug) weaver from Khairabad in Sitapur district, had to travel to Chennai, Delhi, and other big c...

A telecom engineer quit his software job to set up Bhumgadi FPO and Bastar Café

Deena Nath Rajput studied electronics and telecommunications engineering due to family pressure. He scored good marks in the engineering entrance e...

Javed Sayyed’s toy world of handcrafted, non-toxic wooden Channapatna toys

By: Pankaja Srinivasan Channapatna is also fondly called Gombegala Ooru (a city of toys), and all those old enough to recollect journeys between Be...

Suraj Narayan Titanwala, a national award winning Bagru print artisan, and his Bagru Museum

He was twelve or thirteen years old when he actively began helping out his father in the printing and dyeing, said Suraj Narayan Titanwala, a natio...

Honey, honey energy drink, lip balm, soaps and candles: Beekeeper Nitin Singh’s many offerings

“If there are no bees on the earth, we will be doomed. We do not have Planet B. We must save the earth, and to do that, bees are essential,” Singh ...

Slow Honey Creator: Nimit Singh, soldier's son, honeykeeper

“I studied engineering, but wanted nothing to do with a nine to five job. What I wanted was the excitement of starting my own enterprise from scrat...