A “proto” village

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A drought prone Anantapur district (second driest and one of the poorest districts in India), a tiny village called Tekulodu and the birth of a new paradigm, ProtoVillage – a first of its kind self-sustained eco-friendly village. In the words of its founder Kalyan Akkipeddi, “This is a centre for learning, practice, demonstration of knowledge, aiding communities to be ecologically sustainable, socially cohesive and economically viable.”

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