Gaurav Dixit is CEO & cofounder of Gohemp Agroventures which is working to establish hemp based sustainable construction practice in India.
The startup has recently got Best hemp entrepreneur reward at the Asian Hemp Summit 2020 held in Kathmandu,Nepal where more than 35 teams from different countries participated.
Gohemp is also winner of Global Housing Technology Challenge, conceptualised by PM Narendra Modi and organised by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. The startup is working to contribute to India’s vision of housing for all by utilising the potential of hemp waste obtained during fiber processing, in the construction industry.
The startup recently got a grant of 10000 USD from the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Shri Trivendra Singh Rawat and is India’s first hemp startup to get funding support from the government.
Gaurav also volunteers for Uttarakhand Hemp Association as its General Secretary. UHA is committed to establish a robust hemp industry in Uttarakhand.
. Gaurav is an architect by qualification and likes playing music, trekking, camping etc