Meet Naidhrovan, founder of Nappinnai that makes e-scooters for disabled people and elderly!
27 year old Naidhrovan is a genius who has beaten all odds to chase his dreams. This MBA graduate hails from Chennai in Tamil Nadu. He was diagnosed with muscular dystrophy as a kid. But that has never come as a deterrent in chasing his dreams. Naidhrovan now runs a company called Nappinnai Pvt Ltd that makes e-scooters for easy accessibility!
Muscular dystrophy is a condition that causes increased weakening and breakdown of skeletal muscles over a period of time.
Naidhrovan developed an interest in e-scooters at a young age, thanks to his father! This youngster recalls how his father, an engineer, once made a scooter for him by watching videos online. This triggered a spark in Naidhrovan, making him learn and develop an e-scooter later on in life.
Naidhrovan did months of research on automobile industry and entrepreneurship before kick-starting his own company Nappinnai. Once he started the company, it gave him a sense of independence and confidence!
Many companies rejected his job application due to his disability. Naidhrovan recollects how he struggled to get a job after his post graduation from the prestigious Anna University.
That was when the Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) came to his rescue. He could start a company of his own. He developed his own team in 2015. Now Nappinnai Pvt Ltd makes e-scooters that make mobility easy to many people with disabilities and even elderly people!
His e-scooters are very light and do not exceed 25 km/hr making it user-friendly for many. Naidhrovan had always dreamt of becoming the owner of an automotive business. That is just what this youngster has achieved. He is truly an inspiration to all of us!