‘Kuda Dhan’ is the first book of its kind with in- depth research on effective waste management techniques and how a revolution in this area is both the need of the hour and can work as an all important instrument for job creation.
Honorable Speaker Sumitra Mahajanji, while addressing the august gathering said that Deepak Chaurasia has written an inspirational book, which is an extension of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swacch Bharat mission. She said waste management is part of our culture which we are slowly forgetting . Our journalists today have a tendency to be negative but Deepak in his typical style has come up with a positive way of looking at things . He has written this book which I believe is like a guide for the future.I hope others will follow his example
Cabinet Minister Mr Nitin Gadkariwho is passionate about such issues remarked…waste if managed properly is worth a 10 lakh crore economy.with innovation, entrepreneurship, research and technology.He Appreciated Deepak Chaurasia for writing this book and said nothing is waste. A proper management can change the entire economy of the country.
Published by Prabhat Prakashan, Veteran Journalist for 25 years and first time author of ‘Kuda Dhan’ Mr Deepak Chaurasia said “the issue of cleanliness and environment has had the most provocative impact on my thought process. Heaps and heaps of garbage and waste and its impact on human health have become a matter of great concern for me. During Diwali last year, when the air quality of Delhi was severely affected I decided to dig out a solution to this monster- called waste. I started to study about all types of waste and the available technology and their applications around the world. My approach was positive. I didn’t want to question or blame anyone for the situation , instead I was focusing on finding solutions.
While researching for the book mr chaurasia realized waste management was a huge problem not only for India, the whole world is facing the same challenge. This is an issue of global concern. Every country is facing the same problem regarding disposal of domestic waste. Agro waste management is also a herculean task. Industrial wastes are slowly making our earth barren . Sewer water and sludge are turning our rivers into septic drains. Islands of dead plastic waste have became a disaster for marine life. E-waste is the latest global challenge. The monster in the form of radioactive radiation is not very far from us in shape of E-waste.
After digging into the depths of garbage management rather mismanagement he realized that while the challenges are like the deep sea ,there is at the same time an ocean of opportunities also. It came as a pleasant surprise to him that in our own country many people are creating business empire worth millions simply out of waste. With the use of simple technology and their innovative minds, they have converted WASTE in to WEALTH. Instead of treating waste as a problem they use it as a raw material for their business. Sewer waste is being converted in to bio-gas, organic manure and eco-coal. Agro wastes are being used to made bio-ethanol. Human hair has been used to made plant booster. Plastic waste has been converted in to synthetic fuels. Young entrepreneurs feel E-waste management has tremendous potential in the future.
In his book Deepak Chaurasia has tried to string together all such success stories . This book can be an eye opener for all quarters of society, from home makers to farmers, from hair salon owners to local bodies, from environmentalists to academicians. This book KUDA DHAN can open a new era of learning and earning huge sum by means of waste management.
Several prominent persons were present to grace the book launch event and received a warm welcome by Shri Prabhat Kumar and Dr. Piyush Kumar of Prabhat Prakashan. Mr Karthikeya Sharma Promoter and MD of ITV network was also present at the event.