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Nidhi Pant

2021 Fellow

Co-Founder & Head of Finance and Partnerships, S4S Technologies


Nidhi Pant is the Co-Founder of Science For Society, or S4S Technologies, a company that helps farmers earn extra income by converting farm losses to value added products with its patented, award-winning solar dehydration technology. S4S technologies provides these micro-entrepreneurs with the right combination of technology, finance, and market linkage to set them up for success, working with over 6500 farmers, 505 Micro-Entrepreneurs and serves 850 Food and Beverage Customers including marquee brands like Marico, Nestle, Sodexo, and Indian Railways.

In 2023, Nidhi was awarded the prestigious Earthshot Prize by the Prince of Wales for her work in innovative agritech solutions to protect and repair our planet.

Pant’s business supports the following SDGs:

SDG 1: No Poverty

SDG 5: Gender Equality

SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy