Kota engineer Amanpreet Singh runs Gau Organics, a dairy farm that exports products across the world and runs on several sustainable models — for one, generating most of its own electricity, having provisions for rainwater harvesting, and more.
Growing up near a farm, Amanpreet Singh had a keen interest in agriculture and dairy farming. However, he didn’t know how exactly he could build a career in it, and pursued an engineering degree as per his family’s wishes.
After completing electrical and electronics engineering at Rajasthan Technical University in 2012, Amanpreet decided to pursue his passion. He had 50-acre farmland in his hometown Kota, and wanted to start a business to utilise the land for dairy farming.
To start with, he completed a dairy science course from the National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) in 2014; worked in companies like Mother Dairy, Amul and Nestle; and pursued a dairy automation course from Tel Aviv University in Israel in…