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Indian startup Kheyti wins US$1.2 Million Earthshot Prize

The Indian start-up among the winner list is working on a groundbreaking solution towards the impacts of climate change on a billion population country like India

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Kaushik Kappagantulu's Indian environmental startup Kheyti, a greenhouse-in-a-box helping small local farmers was among the five winners of The Earthshot Prize 2022.

The award  gala was held at Boston's MGM Music Hall on 2 Dec., in a star studded affair which included Prince William and his wife Princess Kate, who capped a three-day visit to Boston for the event. Aside from the royal couple, many hollywood celebrities, entrepreneurs and social workers graced the event.

The Earthshot Prize, founded in 2020 by Prince William and the Royal Foundation was inspired by late president John F. Kennedy's 1962 moonshot speech that mobilized the nation. The prize aims to discover and help fund innovative solutions that would help towards a stable climate by 2030.

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