Arun Prakash

20 years
Works at Konkan Storage
Systems (Kochi) Ltd.,

Alappuzah, Kerala

Arun’s father was a coolie by profession, but in 1996, he was injured in a kerosene stove blast. Since then, his father had to stay at home while his mother worked to keep the family afloat by working as a coir worker. Arun and his brother helped out by taking up small jobs during the holidays. Arun has always been a bright student and his passion to study won him the Mahindra All India Talent Scholarship to pursue the diploma course in Mechanical Engineering. After graduating he got a job in Konkan Storage Systems (Kochi) Ltd. and today earns a salary of Rs 10,000 per month.