Who are some great Indians that most people have not heard of? by Mudit Yadav
Answer by Mudit Yadav:
Dr. R Vasudevan a.k.a Plastic man of India.
He was offered 300 Million USD for his technology but he gave it away for free to the Indian Government.
He has discovered a technique how plastic can be used to make roads! In this way, he solved 2 acute challenges India faces – plastic disposal and road infrastructure.
While the world was busy in finding ways to dispose plastic, he just found a way to utilise it better and hit 2 fruits with 1 stone.
Source: I had the pleasure of interacting with Dr at a TEDx event and was stumped by his contribution to the country:
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