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Watering A Change

Water | Jul 31, 2007

It’s back to the grassroots for techies who are giving up their plum jobs for a noble cause — water conservation.
The story of a young engineer from NASA, who gave up his high profile job to change the lives of villagers in India in the Bollywood blockbuster ‘Swades’ was motivating. But it was on the silver screen after all. Bangalore techies are now taking this type of inspirational actions to a different level altogether.

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