My Story: I Worked as a Ragpicker until 1981. Today I Have a Cooperative with Rs. 1 Crore Turnover. Tanaya Singh June 14, 2016 Quick Bytes Manjula Vaghela, a 60-year-old resident of Ahmedabad, was a ragpicker until 1981. Today, she is the proud leader a cleaners’ cooperative with an annual turnover of Rs 1 crore.