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October 17th, 2012
Helping Map the Future

It’s a day he will never forget. 13-year-old Salim Shekh still recalls how disappointed he felt when he searched for his neighbourhood on Google maps and realized that it didn’t exist. Though the Rishi Aurobindo colony in Eastern Kolkata where Salim lived had 9,000 residents, it was considered a slum. This bothered Salim and fuelled his determination to give the area a new identity and place on the world map. Read More