Meet Dhananjay Hegde; Man Who Made Newspaper Bags Using Corn Powder
Using corn powder and stitching techniques, Dhananjay Hegde from Karwar in Karnataka has created newspaper bags that can carry up to 10 kg of weight, does not leak, and can readily retain meat and other wet goods without clogging. He also constructed a machine to commercialize the product. Dhananjay said that he intended to create a sturdy and long-lasting bag. The material is eco-friendly and available locally.