Rejected by IIT, Blind Man Shrikanth Bolla is CEO of a Rs 50 Crore Company

He is the 23-year-old blind CEO of the Rs. 50 crore Hyderabad-based Bollant Industries. The company employs disabled and uneducated people to manufacture eco-friendly disposable packaging products. Srikanth Bolla’s life was never easy. He faced discrimination because of his disability all his life. When he was born blind, the villagers in Sitaramapuram in Andhra Pradesh advised his farmer parents to let him die. His parents, to their credit, paid no heed. At school too, he would often be pushed to the last bench and would not be included in active sports.…

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