Mrida Renergy & Development (P) Ltd
Mrida Greens & Organics (P) Ltd
Mrida Associates LLP
B-18, 2nd Floor
New Delhi – 110 017
Phone: +91 11 266 91116
+91 11 41734447
Soil is a distinctive mixture of minerals, organic matter, gases, liquids, and the myriad of organisms that together support plant life. It acts as an engineering medium, a recycling system for nutrients, a regulator of water quality, a modifier of atmospheric composition, the largest surficial global carbon reservoir on Earth, and potentially one of the most reactive to human disturbance and climate change…
India is home to one of the world’s largest ‘off the grid’ populations, with almost 300 million – or one in every four - Indians living without electricity and working in the dim, unhealthy light of kerosene lamps once the sun goes down....
Wondering what is the link between 2 Watts and Creativity….? After an entire day spent in the fields and at school, studying, collecting forest wood, and daily routine tasks, women folk and children in villages have very little time left for other, more productive, remunerative activities. And with poor lighting from kerosene lamps in the absence of electricity, evenings also remain unproductive…
Two 2 Watt LED bulbs – or less than a single unit of electricity for an entire month - can light up a rural household, opening up a whole new world of opportunities for its occupants. Now consider this in the context of the 60W incandescent bulb that many of us use so regularly, and without much thought……consuming some 30 units in a month in the normal course, or enough to power upto 30 remote rural households.
That then, is the power of what your 60 Watt Bulb can do…..IT CAN TRANSFORM LIVES!
India is a land blessed with rich and manifold soil types, bearing valuable herbs and medicinal plants like no other. Unfortunately though, the significance, and even the knowledge and awareness of these wonder products are on the decline. As part of its agricultural initiatives, Mrida actively promotes one of India’s best known natural healers – Turmeric or ‘Haldi’, in marginal farmlands through contract farming, in an organic and sustainable manner.
Majority of India still lives in villages which lack non-farm industries and basic infrastructure to provide its youth with gainful employment. By conceptualizing and setting up E-Hubs, our mission is to connect rural India digitally as well as physically, making rural youth familiar with the technology of today, the current scenario of development, and opportunities for the future. The Mrida E-Hub envisages bringing together Education, Entertainment and E-Commerce in an innovative package that makes youth more
Mrida energy access initiatives and agricultural interventions are not meant to be an end in themselves, but rather a means to an end – namely, sustainable and holistic rural development. They seek to move people from vicious circles of deprivation and poverty to virtuous circles of opportunity and prosperity…