A bold move: Road less trodden

Mahesh Kavalaga (32) has a full-time job at Cognizant Technologies in Bengaluru. Despite his well-paying job, he travels every weekend to his villageKawalaga in Gulbarga district of Karnataka. He starts his journey on Friday, does farming for two days and returns back to Bengaluru on Sunday night.

After his primary education at his village, Mahesh shifted to Gulbarga for higher education. He completed his BTech in IT engineering from PDA College of Engineering, Kalaburagi, in 2007 and got placed in a software company.