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June, 2020

Editorial

By Aditi Bhutoria Asst. Professor, Public Policy and Management Group Indian Institute of Management Calcutta.

Dear Reader,

Indian tech startups raised a record $14.5 billion in 2019 beating their previous best, according to research by Tracxn. This year, however, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a slump and shifted the growth trajectory of the startup industry. Any global crisis tends to reset consumer habits and the current health predicament is no different. While norms like social distancing are likely to influence socio-economic and psychological wellbeing, digital classrooms and work-from-home are changing the way we learn and execute.

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THINK BEFORE YOU TRASH – STORY OF CLEANERGY

THINK BEFORE YOU TRASH – STORY OF CLEANERGY

The significant problems affecting solid waste management are unscientific treatment, improper collection of waste, and ethical issues. This, in turn, leads to hazards like environmental degradation, water pollution, soil pollution, and air pollution – eventually affecting the lives of people around the globe.

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FOR A BETTER TOMORROW – STORY OF SYNERGY TELETECH

FOR A BETTER TOMORROW – STORY OF SYNERGY TELETECH

In India, the Diesel combustion exhaust is a source of atmospheric soot and fine particles, which is a component of the air pollution implicated in human cancer, heart and lung damage, and mental functioning. Researchers estimate that, nationwide, tens of thousands of people die prematurely each year as a result of particulate pollution.

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SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND CHECKMATING COVID-19 CRISIS

SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND CHECKMATING COVID-19 CRISIS

Two months ago, who would have imagined that the world would change so muchso soon! People who had entered into the New Year with aspirations for the economy and ambitions to excel are now worried about retaining their jobs or paying the salaries. None of us must have ever imagined…

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TSEC Highlights

TSEC Highlights

Tata Social Enterprise Challenge (TSEC) is a joint initiative of the Tata group and Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC). TSEC endeavours to find India’s most promising early-stage social enterprises, and create an ecosystem for social entrepreneurship – encouraging sustainable, scalable and measurable social impact.

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

The spread of COVID-19 has affected almost all spheres of human life and has led to a significant change in the economic realm of the country. While we navigate through the current lockdown and battle with this unforeseen crisis, we have developed a series of TSEC webinars to guide the startup ecosystem on relevant contemporary topics

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