Vijay Pratap Singh Aditya
Vijay Pratap Singh Aditya is an entrepreneur with professional experience of designing systems and institutions for enabling access to services and markets for rural producers and artisans. Vijay is Electrical Engineering Graduate with Post-Graduation in Forest Management from the Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal, India. Vijay’s work revolves around utlising information and communication technologies for enabling access to markets, crop management information, technology & knowledge, finance and handholding services to rural businesses, producers and artisans for enabling access to better markets.
Vijay brings in experience of technology innovation and understanding of socio-economic environment in developing economies for providing IT enabled services. Vijay is passionate about networking rural communities and forging partnership, to seek transfer of equity in favour of primary producers and artisans in the value chain.
Vijay having co-founded ekgaon 10 years back has built the company as a network-integrator providing real-time platform where service providers compete for the under-served consumer services markets of South Asia and Africa. ekgaon‘s sectors of interest include, Financial Services and Agriculture in which it offers portfolio of tools to access banking and agricultural advisory services that link rural markets to sources of financial support and other services in the formal arena. ekgaon ensures cost effective service delivery by using mobile phones and other communication devices to transmit verified and secured transaction information, impacting in cost savings as well as productivity.
Ekgaon Technologies Private Limited
Established in 2002
Business Model: IT Enabled Services
Sector: Rural Information and Services
At ekgaon we are working to provide access to technology (ICT) enabled services to primarily rural customers. We have two business vertical one is enterprise solution for enabling rural financial services and second is customised and location/crop specific agri-advisory services for small and marginal farmers on there mobile phone.
Our service for small farmer is called OneFarm, it is aimed for improving soil nutrient management using site-specific nutrient management algorithms, thus customising the information based on farmers ecosystem having a significant impact on farm practice, reduction in cost of cultivation and increasing productivity.
Vijay is Co-founder, Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ekgaon.
ekgaon is a network-integrator providing real-time platform where service providers compete for the under-served consumer services markets of South Asia and Africa. Our sectors of interest include, Financial Services, Governance, Agriculture, Health and Education.