Mansukhbhai Prajapati: Making earth look cool

One of the important initiatives of INK is its INK Fellows Program that brings together amazing young people and showcases their work to the world. Rashtrapati (President) Award winner Mansukhbahi Prajapati from Gujarat is a rural entrepreneur who has made working with the good old clay appear trendy to the new generation of people in his village. He has transformed the ordinary clay pan to objects of aspiration with his focus and cool innovations. Watch his endearing talk with INK Curator Lakshmi Pratury.


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Mansukhbhai Prajapati


Mansukhbhai R Prajapati was born in Nichimandal village in Gujarat in a family of potters and terracotta craftsmen. Being the eldest among four siblings, he became the helmsman of his family and its craft legacy. Despite financial constraints, Mansukhbhai's parents managed to educate him till high school. Mansukhbhai has developed an entire range of earthen products for daily use in the kitchen. These products include water filters, refrigerators, hot plates, cooker and other such items of daily use.

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Ketan Chitroda

Mansukhbhai this was a fantastic experience for me as i am also a prajapati from gujrat. I work in pune as an interior designer and am very keen to interact with you. Do have a optional mail id? please guide me.

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