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Giipl: For The Betterment Of The Less Privileged Through Solar Energy

Before forming Green India Initiative (GIIPL), its founding member Sachin Shigwan was a part of multiple social organizations which were contributing to the development of the community. The lack of proper infrastructure and the absence of even the most basic amenities in most of the rural Indian houses ignited the spark within him to establish GIIPL with a motive to bring in a positive change in the society through solar energy. Owing to his contribution to the solar industry, Sachin was titled The Solar Man in India. He has also been awarded on numerous occasions including being the recipient of Karmaveer Puraskar in 2010 by Icongo, Shirin Gadhia Sustainability...