Ankit Agarwal is the Founder of Helpusgreen, a social enterprise that has pioneered the flowercycling® technology to preserve the Rivers Ganges from becoming a religious sewer by up-cycling the monumental temple-waste in Southern Asia. Ankit is an Echoing Green, Acumen and Global Laurate Fellow. He was awarded the Gifted Citizen by Cituadad La des Ideas, UNEP- Young Champions of Earth – Asia Pacific and the Unilever Young Entrepreneur Award. Ankit received his bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering followed by a master's in Innovation Management from SIBM. Prior; he worked at Symantec Corporation as an automation scientist, has published 17 research papers, and holds patents.
Venture: Helpusgreen is revolutionizing the way India handles the ‘Million-ton flower waste disposal' & brings a hope a hope to revive the lifeline of 420 million – The Ganges. Helpusgreen flowercycle® (upcycle) floral-waste from temples and mosques into organic fertilizers, natural-incense, and biodegradable packaging material.