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November, 2018

Editorial

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

Dear Reader,

This issue of TSEC newsletter presents a microcosm of the diversity of work happening in India in social entrepreneurship. First, Shalabh Mittal, who has set up the School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) shares his experience and talks about issues that concern entrepreneurs.

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Healthcare In Rural India

Healthcare In Rural India

By Team Medi 360.

The state of medical care in India at an overall level is by no means rosy with about 0.7 doctors per 1000 population (against 1 per 1000 recommended by WHO), the situation in rural India is much worse. Rural India which accounts for 69% of the population, faces a grim situation — only 21% of the country’s 10 lakh doctors serve them.

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Ways to overcome the pain points of Successful Social Entrepreneurs

Profiles of Social Entrepreneurs

Ways to overcome the pain points of Successful Social Entrepreneurs

By Shalabh Mittal, CEO, School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) India

One of the reasons for the emerging entrepreneurial culture within India is the social networking boom along with a vast improvement in exposure to television and digital media among the youth today.

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INVENT Incubatee: Krishworks

INVENT Incubatee: Krishworks

Krishworks helps rural micro-entrepreneurs to set up their own after-school English centres to teach children communication in English, through a tablet-based software.

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Thinking Social Seminar 2018-19

Thinking Social Seminar 2018-19

Thinking Social Seminar was held at SR Innovation Exchange, Warrangal on 16 November 2018. The speakers comprised of eminent social entrepreneurs, namely, Kalyan Sivasailam , Founder – 5C Networks, Dr. NSD Prasad Rao, Founder & CEO Ameya Life , Sanjay Kumar, Founder – Milletbowl, Kiran Vuppala, Founder – Cerelia Nutritech. The event witnessed around 100 attendees.

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Health Trail: Health Trail, the power packed impact 3-month non-residential (with 10 contact days) programme aims to accelerate, nurture and invest in early stage healthcare start-ups. The selected cohort will be individually mentored by experts in the domain and will also leverage the wide network of IIM Calcutta Innovation Park. Intensive & interactive sessions will kick-start the journey of start-ups towards transforming present business models into investment-worthy propositions.

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