Friday, May 7, 2021
104 4 to 9 May

Ashirwad 51000

Kisani Karza 4624 Cr

Shaheed 50 lakh

Mahila Sarpanch

Vidhwa Pension 1500

NNP Soorbir

Markfed 3 3

PSSSB 120

Verka Ice Cream

Innocent Hunar Se Rozgar 25 4 21

Indian girl Shriti Pandey features in Forbes under 30 list

- Advertisement -

Gorakhpur, April 22, 2021-
Gorakhpur, the home district of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, has just added another feather to its already crowded cap.

Shriti Pandey, 29, has been selected among the 30 under 30 achievers from Asia in the 2021 list by Forbes, a leading American business magazine focusing on business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership, and lifestyle.

Forbes magazine had informed Shriti through e-mail on Tuesday that she figures on its 30 under 30 Asia list class of 2021.

The Forbes 30 under 30 Asia list features 30 bright and innovative millennial and Gen-Z leaders in 10 categories who have preserved and thrived despite global uncertainty.

Shriti has been selected in the Industry, Manufacturing & Energy category.

Her father M.N. Pandey told reporters that his daughter is the founder and CEO of Strawcture Eco, which is registered in Gorakhpur and has an office in Delhi.

The enterprise makes panels made from agri-waste that are environment-friendly, low cost, sustainable and non-toxic. The eco-friendly boards are used in house construction

Strawcture Eco is one of the first ‘Make in India’ companies committed to manufacturing carbon negative products.

Shriti’s innovative idea also resolves the problem of stubble burning that leads to air pollution in the country and offers an eco-friendly housing model.

An elated Shriti said: “It was a real surprise for me when I received an email from Forbes regarding my selection in the 30 under 30 list from Asia. We make eco-friendly boards with compressed agri fibres that are then used in house construction and making furniture. The boards are acoustic, thermal, termite and moisture resistant.”

Shriti has done her schooling from Gorakhpur and then from Delhi. She has done her masters in construction management from New York University.

She returned to India and founded Strawcture Eco in 2018.

She had earlier won SBI youth fellowship and worked in rural areas of Madhya Pradesh. In 2018, during the UP Startup Conclave at IIM, Lucknow, her innovative idea was acknowledged by the UP government and her project was accepted.

The UN also appreciated her work in 2019 and honoured her as her technology aims at reducing pollution by compressing crop waste into agri-fibre panels for industrial and commercial builds.

Last year, Shriti was named a climate fellow by the New York-based non-profit Echoing Green and received $90,000 in seed funding.

Shriti has about a dozen employees working for her and wants to bring in more women into her business. (Agency)

Subscribe to YesPunjab Telegram Channel & receive important news updates

- Advertisement -

Yes Punjab - TOP STORIES

Punjab News

Sikh News

Transfers, Postings, Promotions

- Advertisement -spot_img

Stay Connected

20,389FansLike
113,280FollowersFollow

ENTERTAINMENT

National

GLOBAL

OPINION

COVID 19 Virus

Covid Emergency: We should go back to the districts – by DC Pathak

India is in great distress because of the 'killer' second wave of Covid and people are shaken up with the fear of the unknown...
Sri Guru Tegh Bahadar ji

Ninth Sikh Guru Tegh Bahadur led a dharmic path – by Dattatreya Hosabale

In Indian history, Guru Shri Tegh Bahadurs personality shines resplendent like a bright constellation. He was born in Amritsar to Guru Hargobindji and Nankiji...
Narendra Modi Xi Jinping

Analysis: Xi’s message to PM Modi-first step for an India-China thaw? – by Atul Aneja

New Delhi, May 1, 2021- Chinese President Xi Jinping's message on Friday to Prime Minister Narendra Modi extending Beijings support to counter the second Covid...

SPORTS

Health & Fitness

Coronavirus Antibodies

Decoded: How antibodies neutralise Covid infection

New York, May 5, 2021- US researchers have found how antibodies produced in people who effectively fight off SARS-CoV-2 work to neutralise the part of the virus responsible for causing Covid infection. The team from the University of Texas at Austin analysed blood plasma samples from four people who recovered from SARS-CoV-2 infections. They found that most of the antibodies circulating...

Gadgets & Tech

error: Content is protected !!