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June, 2017

Editorial

By Bhaskar Chakrabarti- Professor, Public Policy & Management Group, IIM Calcutta

Dear Reader,

Covering a usual breadth of our newsletter, Kapil Mandawewala, in this issue, talks about the way Edible Roots educates and empowers people to grow their own food and lead an ecologically sustainable life. Kapil discusses the urban linkages and provides step-by-step guidance on how to efficiently design, plan, build and manage organic edible landscapes and home gardens.

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Rural Relations: Building Relations with key influences across 49,000 villages for the last 20 years

Rural Relations: Building Relations with key influences across 49,000 villages for the last 20 years

By Pradeep Lokhande, Founder - Rural Relations

Born in a family of extremely modest background in Wai, a small town near Pune, I couldn’t really get the kind of education which I deserved. However, I completed commerce and management studies before spending a year-and-a-half as a sales representative of Johnson &Johnson — my first exposure to marketing.

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Edible Routes offers an integrated set of services to urban gardeners

Edible Routes offers an integrated set of services to urban gardeners

By Kapil Mandawewala, Founder - Edible Routes

I had started asking myself questions regarding health and wellness, lifestyle choices, and whether I was indeed passionately interested in what I was doing in my life. In 2008, I relocated to Gujarat and started organic farming over an area of 22-acre farmland (family owned).

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5C Network ensure 24x7x365 availability of Radiologists in any Hospital or Diagnostic Centre

Incubatee Profile

5C Network ensure 24x7x365 availability of Radiologists in any Hospital or Diagnostic Centre

By Kalyan Siva, CEO: 5C Networks

Our team has always been passionate about healthcare technology. Our first opportunity to work in the healthcare domain came up with a project under the Government of Karnataka, to connect Tumkur District hospital ICU (which is a hub for traumatic cases) to a centre in Bangalore which would monitor the cases.

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INVENT

INVENT

INVENT Incubatees : 8

Funded still now : 4 incubatees funded & 3 approved for funding

All these companies are working on some social issue and impacting the BoP (Bottom of Pyramid) population. Further there is some innovation in their programme, either in the product/service, in the process or in their delivery.

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Social Entrepreneurship Awareness Programme

Social Entrepreneurship Awareness Programme

IIM Calcutta Innovation Park (IIMCIP) in association with Rotary Club of Calcutta Renaissance – RI District 3291, conducted the INVENT Social Entrepreneurship Awareness Programme on the 11th of June’2017 at Rotary Sadan – Kolkata.

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Unconvention | Speaker Series Kochi
Thinking Social Seminar – Patna
INVENT Social Enterprise Hunt at Patna

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We welcome your suggestions and feedback on the newsletter. Please email: tsec@iimcip.org

If you have news on social entrepreneurship to be included in this newsletter, please contact: henna.jaireth@iimcip.org / jaroac@iimcip.org

Please check the Tata Social Entrepreneurship website at www.tatasechallenge.org with the latest updates on our activities.

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