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Block Pattern: Cover

Greenwear

Based in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, entrepreneur Abhishek Pathak has been working to create a market for an eco-friendly and decentralised textile production value chain that generates livelihoods for rural women. Currently, the enterprise supports khadi and village industries with efficient supply chain, technology and market development opportunities.

Block Pattern: Regular

Impact

548,000 m

of fabric supplied

500,000

Reusable cotton masks supplied

~INR 6,000

potential monthly income for rural artisans

Block Pattern: Side-by-Side

Product Information

Solar Vastra

Solar-powered machines such as charkhas, looms and sewing machines are used to manufacture fabric and garments.

The textile manufacturing process includes:

  • Spinning: Input – Roving cotton, Output: Cotton Yarn
  • Yarn Dyeing: Input – Yarn, Output: Dyed Yarn
  • Weaving: Input – Processed Yarn, Output: Fabric
  • Fabric Dyeing: Input – Raw Fabric, Output: Dyed Fabric
Block Pattern: Regular

Devidayal refrigerator (DDSF-100) was a finalist in the 2019 Global LEAP Awards for Outstanding Off-Grid Refrigerators and won the Consumer Affordability Prize. CLASP conducted independent testing and evaluation on the performance and quality of Devidayal Pedestal Fan (SR-DC-BL01) in 2019 and found that it was approximately 50% more efficient than the market average. As global average temperatures continue to rise, we know that affordable and efficient cooling solutions like Devidayal fans and refrigerators will play a critical part in delivering modern energy services to off-grid and weak-grid communities.

Elisa Lai
CLASP

Devidayal Solar Solutions Pvt Ltd, is one of the most promising startups in the clean energy and the off‐grid space in India. They have always been driven by the policy of “quality first” and the proof of the efforts came when the Devidayal solar refrigerator got approved for meeting quality benchmark by CLASP and being a finalist for Global LEAP. The organisation is on a path to greater successes through continuous innovations on product and business strategy, and will, sure enough, make a mark in the sector.

Praviin Kumaar
GOGLA

Installation of solar refrigerators on trucks has helped us to maintain the freshness of fruits like litchis, mushroom, apple, peach, plum, cherry, and oranges while transportation. This empowers us to negotiate better prices.

Farmlink Agro Products
Block Pattern: Regular

Impact

  • A reliable source of income for rural artisans
  • Improves productivity of the artisans
  • Reduces drudgery of the rural artisans