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Viewpoint

August, 2015

Editorial

We are pleased to share with you the inaugural issue of “Viewpoint”, a newsletter that seeks to capture IIM Calcutta’s deepening engagement in the Social Entrepreneurship Sector.

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SocEnt in India: Opportunities and Challenges

SocEnt in India: Opportunities and Challenges

By P.R. Ganapathy, COO of Villgro

Our society has many, deep-rooted problems such as lack of livelihood opportunities, inadequate
sanitation facilities, lack of clean drinking water, low health outcomes because of an

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The Revolutionary Optimists

Campus Beat

The Revolutionary Optimists

By Prashant Singh, Jimit Patel, Codanda Appachu Appanna , and Gurpreet Singh Seehra, Second Year PGP, IIM Calcutta

On the evening of 5th July, we were honored to have a team from NGO Prayasam join us for a screening of the film “Revolutionary optimists”. Filmed over the course of several years

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Anshu Gupta Wins 2015 Ramon Magsaysay Award

National Event Roundup

Anshu Gupta Wins 2015 Ramon Magsaysay Award

By K.V. Gopakumar, Doctoral Student, IIM Bangalore

Anshu Gupta, founder of NGO Goonj in India, has been chosen for the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award for the year 2015. He has been recognized for

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Forthcoming Events

Forthcoming Events

The fourth edition of Tata Social Enterprise Challenge kicks-off
The most awaited and one of the biggest social entrepreneurship events of India, Tata Social Enterprise Challenge (TSEC)

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Reverse Engineering Capitalism

Reverse Engineering Capitalism

By Abhishek Sundar, Investment Banking Analyst, Credit Suisse, IIMC Alumnus

When the Berlin Wall fell and the Soviet Unionstarted disintegrating in the late 1980s, Francis Fukuyama famously declared that we were witnessing the beginning of

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Edwell Solutions Pvt Ltd

Incubatee Profile

Edwell Solutions Pvt Ltd

By Ram Kumar, Founder and CEO of Edwell Solutions Pvt Ltd

Edwell Solutions provides multimedia-based learning via low cost android-based multimedia screens, teaching/learning techniques and learning assessment assistance.

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Why exposure to social entrepreneurship is critical in business schools

Why exposure to social entrepreneurship is critical in business schools

By Rakesh Mishra, Senior Associate, Boston Consulting Group and IIMC Alumnus

In 2012, when I first got a chance to be a part of the Tata Social Enterprise Challenge (TSEC), I must confess, I knew little of what social entrepreneurship meant and lesser still of why IIM

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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 / abhranila.das@iimcip.org

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

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