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From ‘Holi Ka Dabba’ to Diwali ‘Beej Patakha’: Reinventing Indian festivals with sustainable practices like seed embedded paper

Financial Express

11/03/2021 - 10:10

Inspired by Gandhian ideals of strengthening local commitment in sustainability efforts, the company also started educating corporates about making the much needed sustainability switch.


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