Shashank Kumar, founder of DeHaat in conversation with Deepti Kiran

  • 12 Jul, 2022
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Shashank Kumar is an Indian entrepreneur who co-founded Green Agrevolution also known as Dehaat, a start up working in the agriculture sector in India He completed his basic schooling from Netarhat Residential School, Jharkhand, then he went to IIT Delhi for his undergraduate studies in Textile Engineering and graduated in 2008. He also completed his minor MBA degree from Department of Management & Studies, IIT Delhi in 2008. He was awarded with Ashoka Fellowship in 2013 as a global changemaker. Honorable CM, Bihar Shri Nitish Kumar awarded him as the Social Entrepreneur of the Year, Bihar in 2012–13. NABARD, ISB & PARFI awarded him as leading social entrepreneur in 2013. In 2014, he got featured by Forbes India magazine as Forbes 30 Under 30.He was also featured as Amazing Indian by Times Now in 2014. He had also received Role of Honour award during his IIT life in 2008.