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Real Life Phunsukh Wangdu - Uddhab Bharali

Uddhab Bharali

Meet the real life 'Phunsukh Wangdu'. A man with more than 140 patents and innovations to his name! Uddhab Bharali from Lakhimpur, Assam once made to stand outside the classroom, he surely has come far. In 2005, his rice pounding machine caught the eye of national Innovation Foundation and they started promoting him as the 'Grassroots Innovator'.

He won the 'President's Grassroots Innovation Award' in 2009 and NASA's 'Create the Future Design Contest' in 2012 and 2013. He also invented the 'Pomegranate Deseeding' machine dedicated to help farmers, women and the differently abled. Mr. Bharali has put his genius to a very noble use!