National Conference on Social Entrepreneurship,XLRI,Jamshedpur

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Once upon a time India was called the “Bird of Gold”…but now the situation is severe..
Today we need lots of social entrepreneurs to show their Ideas and to convert them into a venture.

XLRI Jamshedpur is organizing a “national conference on social entrepreneurship” from 27th January 2012 to 29th January 2012.

National Rural Livelihood Mission, for instance, aims at:

“…promotion of innovation, social enterprise/ social entrepreneur and public, private and community partnership (PPCP) (for)… development of a new product or new model of service delivery to address challenges faced by the rural poor… Successful innovative ideas are then scaled-up using an enterprise approach i.e., social enterprise… for replication and scaling-up in the Mission districts and blocks.”

The theme for this conference is

Entrepreneurship for Rural Revival

and aims to create a platform to explore the opportunities and challenges for social ventures in rural sector. The conference design will entail the following panel sessions, where social entrepreneurs/ development sector professionals will share their experiences, issues and challenges:

Rural Revival: Opportunities & Challenges

Technology, Development & Inclusion

Models of Sustainable Farming

Solutions for Rural Healthcare

Innovations in Rural Revitalization

Emerging Rural Ventures – A Showcase

Creating Markets for Rural Producers

Building Self-Reliant Rural Communities

The main attraction of the conference of this conference is the guest lectures by the role models in the field of social entrepreneurship. Some of them are (as mentioned on the website):

Ajay Maniar
Principal
Aavishkaar Venture Management Services

Amit Jain
CEO/Co-Founder
eHealth Point

Anshu Gupta
Founder & Director
GOONJ

Dhirendra Kumar, IFS
Managing Director
Jharcraft

Elango Rangaswamy
Panchayat President
Kutumbakkam: The Model Village

Gijs Spoor
Founder & CEO
Zameen Organic

Satyan Mishra
Founder & MD
Drishtee Foundation

Pravesh Sharma, IAS
Managing Director
Small Farmers’ Agribusiness Consortium

Dr Radha Basu
CEO
Anudip Foundation

For further details you may click on the following link:
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Mohit Bansal(23) is B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, India. He has interest in business and entrepreneurship and has published couple of research articles. He is also associated with various NGOs. He is with Techaloo when it was just in concept stage. The Techaloo site was not existing even then. Currently Mohit is working with Mu Sigma as a Business Analyst Profile.

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