Achievements
 
 
 
 

 

In memory of Dr Kalam -
An event by vandematarm Foundation with Palle Srujana in Hyderabad,
Honorable Governor of AP & Telangana Sri. Narasimahan
participated and graced this occasion.




GOOD NEWS!

K Chandrashekhar dist Guntur was presented National Grassroots
Innovation Award By the President of India on 7 March 2015 at Rashtrapati Bhavan




 




Congratulations!!  1st Runner up Tondapi Guraviah in
                                        Samsung Innovation Quotient, Season-2 2012

Link to the Samsung Innovation Quotient - 2012 

Link of Entrepreneur Magazine

 

Honeybee AP involved itself with passion and dedication with total voluntary spirit in many activities related to farmers, students, rural knowledge holders with the sole purpose of linking the knowledge in the informal sector with the formal sector and formal systems.

  • Three grassroots innovators of Andhra Pradesh have been awarded in Rashtrapathi Bhavan 0n 9th March 2012 as part of 6th Bi-Annual Awards of outstanding traditional knowledge and grassroots Innovations.  President Smt Pratibha Patil presented the awards in the special assembly hall erected for the occasion in the lawns of Rashtrapathi Bhavan. 
  • Boya Pedda rajanna from Golla village, Kalyandurg Mandal and Dist Anantpur was felicitated for providing treatment to thousands of animals in the last forty years without any charge. His treatment reduced the pain of animals in around his village. Rajanna used only herbs available around his village for the treatment. He was awarded for his selfless services over such a long period.
  • T. Bhoomiah Chary, resident of Nizamabad, A.P.,developed a windmill with unique wing design. Such design was never attempted in the world any where so far. This design is expected to provide sufficient speed to the wind mill even during very low wind speeds. For such an uniaue and effective design of a Wind mill, Bhoomiah Chary was selected for the award.
  • Nazeer Ahmed lives in Gadwal, Dist Mahbubnagar, A.P. and grinds chilly into powder which is his only livelihood for sustaining the family. God has taken away his speech and not his creativity. To reduce the daily pain his wife undergoes in sieving the beaten up Red Chilies into fine powder, he provided a simple attachment to the existing machine.  For such a simple yet compassionate device, President of india chose him for an award.
  • Identified 78 innovators from Andhra Pradesh and registered their innovations with NIF.
  • Student Clubs for Augmenting Innovation (SCAI) started in 14 Colleges.
  • Agreements for marketing four grassroots innovations with Entrepreneurs have been concluded.
  • Scouted and documented more than 1000 Traditional Knowledge practices and forwarded them to NIF
  • Built a voluntary network of almost 100 students, Govt employees, Academicians, Personnel from public and private industry, IT Industry etc
  •  Built academia-grassroots innovator link with many technical and management institutions such as NIT, Warangal. Aluru Institute of management, Vagdevi Institute of Management, Osmania Engineering College, GITAM University, Audishankara Institutions, ISB, and many others in the state.
  • Coordinated interaction with grassroots innovators with Scientists of DRDO.
  • Interacted with almost 5000 students in various colleges of Andhra Pradesh and shared thoughts on the importance of innovation and rural creativity in the development of the Nation.
  • Visited 200 schools to ignite the minds of children.
  • Provided platforms for interaction at par between grassroots innovators and students and faculty of engineering, agriculture and management disciplines. 
  • Tribal families were given an opportunity to participate in “Traditional Food Festival” in Ahemdabad.
  • Provided a platform for grassroots innovators to display their rural technologies and traditional practices in various forums, exhibitions, premier Institutions at national and regional level such as, ISB, College of Engineering, Pune, NAARM, IIM, Ahemdabad, GE, Hyderabad, Indian National Science Congress, MIT Fab Labs, TIE – Indus annual meet, NIRD, Many regional farmers’ meets, etc.
  • Interacted with thousands of farmers and displayed the grassroots innovations in the annual horticulture festival held in 2008-10 in Hyderabad.
  • Validation of grassroots innovations at CSIR labs, LERC, IOC, IARI, NIT, Engineering Colleges, Public sector industries etc.
  • Involving students in refining the innovations through engineer’s perspective.
  • Involved management students to prepare business plans for marketing grassroots innovations.
  • Introduced Rural technologies as subject in PG diploma in Intellectual property and Technology management course run by NAARM for national and International participants.
  •  Promoted grassroots innovations and innovators for National and International recognition. CH Mallesham has been awarded the National first for his outstanding innovation by the president of India on 19 November 2009. He was selected to Forbes List of seven outstanding rural entrepreneurs of India on 14 November 2010.
  •  Two Innovators displayed their innovations in first of its kind in the world the “Exhibition of Innovations” organized by and held in Rashtrapthi Bhavan during March 2010.
  • A new initiative conducted for students of BITS, Pilani in 2009 and 201. 42 students from three campuses of BITS, Pilani undergone a unique social Internship “Gyan Shodh”.. Search of knowledge in rural areas. This is now became part of curriculum on the initiative of the participants in BITS Institutions.
  • Organised “Shodha Yatra” – a pilgrimage to the forgotten temples of knowledge in Araku Valley, Dist Visakhapatnam in Jun 2008. A group of 70 men, women from all walks of life walked for 170 kms in tribal area and lived with them. Shodh yatra is purely voluntary and expenses are borne by participants.
  • Provided intimate support and advice to innovators to make prototypes, create facilities to manufacture, market their innovations and concluding agreements with entrepreneurs.
  • Mentored many innovators students, small scale manufacturers, and self employed in informal sector in technology, finance, marketing and production.
  • Entered into a landmark MoU with CCMB for undertaking research of grassroots innovations from karakollu village, Chittoor District. This is first of its kind where the linking of village knowledge with scientific research institutions has been established.
  • Conceived and formed “Creative Minds” – a company which markets rural innovations and is owned by the innovators of the State of Andhra Pradesh. Palle Srujana Sangham is the mentor to this company.
  • Establishing twenty manufacturing units in so many mandals of Andhra Pradesh for Arogya Rumallu (Sanitary napkins) to make them available. Accessible and affordable to the women of the State. These will be run by the women groups.
  • 17 Laxmi asu machines are provided to 70 weavers’ families permanently eliminating severe drudgery to the women of those families.
  • 'Grass Root Innovators’ from across AP felicitated by IIT students Please Click Here for the Details 

Instrumental in election of Mallesham as fellow by INK forum