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Helping rickshaw pullers pull out of vehicle owners stranglehold
Every month about 40-50 people become proud owners of new, sleek, aerodynamic rickshaws in Assam, thanks to a project called ‘Rickshaw Bank’ that was started in 2004 by a veterinary doctor, Pradip Kumar Sarmah. Rickshaw Bank has distributed about 10,000 ric...
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Rickshaw Bank
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Guwahati Run & Walk 2013
Guwahati Run & Walk 2013. View here .
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Guwahati Run & Walk 2012
Guwahati Run & Walk 2012. View here .
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Rickshaw Sangh Nov 09
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"Soleckshaw"
Soleckshaw is a dual powered rickshaw. Soleckshaws can be run by pedals assisted by a motor powered by the solar charged batteries. It is an initiative of CSIR, DST,Govt of India. The soleckshaw was designed and prototyped by CMERI , Durgapur. The project i...
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Bhal Manuh - 3rd Episode - Dr Pradeep Sarmah
All across Assam, Dr Pradeep Sarmah is giving 'economic independence' to thousands of ordinary rickshaw-pullers by enabling them to own a rickshaw, through his Rickshaw Bank project. The premise is very simple: isn't it unfair that while middle-class people...
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Rickshaw Projects (NCIIA Open Minds)
Cycle rickshaws are three-wheeled vehicles where passengers sit in the rear while the driver pedals in front. Over eight million cycle rickshaws are pedaled in India each day, but most drivers are too poor to own the rickshaws they ride. Instead, they rent ...
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Rickshaw Bank Visit
A visit to the Rickshaw Bank. View more .
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World Environment Day 2012 CRD Rickshaw Bank
World Environment Day 2012. View here .
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