Entrepreneur Turns 500 Tonnes of Waste into ‘Black Gold’, Earns in Crores


Watch this video to see how UP resident Sana Khan turned her fascination with earthworms into S J Organics, a vermicomposting enterprise that sees an annual turnover of Rs 1 crore.

Sana Khan from Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, earns Rs 1 crore by making vermicompost (enriched compost made with using earthworms).

She says she had all the time needed to be a physician, however did not clear the doorway take a look at. It was throughout a final-year engineering undertaking that she obtained an opportunity to work on a vermicomposting undertaking. 

“Through the undertaking, I grew to become fascinated with and hooked up to the worms and thought — why not implement this undertaking on a big scale? I began breeding these worms and commenced commercialising this product,” Sana tells The Higher India.

So in 2014, with funding from her brother, she arrange S J Organics vermicomposting firm.

Though her first enterprise mannequin didn’t work out, she discovered an alternate and employed contractors to herald dairy and biodegradable family waste. Every batch of vermicompost at SJ Organics is lab examined to satisfy the certification requirements. The corporate additionally customises composts based on soil necessities. 

By 2020, the corporate acquired 500 tonnes of waste and produced 150 tonnes of vermicompost per thirty days. At this time, it has an annual turnover of Rs 1 crore a yr and supplies employment to greater than 30 individuals.

Underneath SJ Organics’ consultancy, greater than 100 colleges in Meerut have now arrange vermicomposting websites. In addition they conduct coaching programmes for entrepreneurs.

Sana hopes that by sharing her information of vermicomposting, she will popularise natural farming strategies, not simply in Uttar Pradesh, however all around the nation.

Watch this video to study extra about her work: 

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Edited by Divya Sethu


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