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Role of Social Entrepreneurship for inclusive growth

Event Description

The webinar was focused on Role of Social Entrepreneurship for inclusive growth. Session was started with some of Q&A to give insights on a few social issues in India.

Date : 26-05-2020

Time : 04:00 PM - 05:30 PM

Venue : Zoom Platform

Speaker Profile

Speaker Name : Subhragshu Sanyal

About Speaker : A Startup Evangelist and an experienced Management professional with a focus on entrepreneurship & innovation. As the Chief Executive Officer of a renowned business incubator, actively engaged with the key stakeholders in the entrepreneurship domain (e.g. Government, Academia, Corporate, Investors) and involved in creating a strong enabling ecosystem for the startups with a special focus on East and North East India. Also responsible for the incubation activities like sourcing, mentoring, capacity building and funding of the startups. Skilled in Innovation Management, Business Process Re-engineering and Program Management and having implementation experience in multiple geographies. Strong consulting background with a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) from National Law University, PGDM from IIM Calcutta and B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Jadavpur University.


“Role of Social Entrepreneurship for inclusive growth”

55th Startup Sathi webinar organised by i-Hub on May 26 2020


Speaker:  Mr Subhragshu Sanyal, CEO - IIM Kolkata Research Park

Dignitary speaker: Shri M Nagrajan IAS; Director Higher Education

Moderator: Mr Hiranmay Mahanta CEO - iHub


About seminar:

The webinar was focused on Role of Social Entrepreneurship for inclusive growth. Session was started with some of Q&A to give insights on a few social issues in India. Our speaker shared some successful stories of social innovations/ startups and its impact on society/ environment/ economy with our participants/ Startup enthusiasts.


Some highlights from the session:


Problems can’t be solved by using the same approach/thinking “Entrepreneurs need to follow a unique approach to solve the problems” . Some of the unique approaches with social cause from different sectors are given as below:


MONOSHA Biotech is doing Research in the field of Geocentric venom for snake bite victims. It is constructing West Bengal’s first serpentarium for harvesting of snake venom to produce potent anti-venom.


DeHaat (Green Agrevolution) is a technology based platform offering end-to-end agricultural services to farmers including distribution of high quality agri inputs; customised farm advisory; access to financial services and market linkages. It is operated in Bihar; UP; Odisha and over three lakhs farmers are benefited


Fountain Green JLG Offers pure; all-organic essential oils from natively grown citronella; bay leaf; vetverr etc. Simultaneously providing livelihood opportunities to village women entrepreneurs. The Customers/ Users are B2B: National & International manufacturers of essential oils and perfumes products and B2C: Floor cleaner mosquito repellent


SAVOURIT; Produces dehydrated organic products with long shelf life and high nutrients that provide healthy snacking alternatives. The dehydration technology is used to preserves the majority of nutrients in the fruits & Vegetables


Agipan Animal Biocare Pvt Ltd is a Scientific modern technology to protect the germplasm.  Artificial Insemination of black Bengal breed goats to revive the breed badly affected by inbreeding. This technology is useful to Goat farmers; Government Animal husbandry Departments; Livestock Development Corporation Limited’s Goat Contract Farming projects.


BRICKCELLS Technologies Pvt Ltd works on “Humic feed-o-fert” which increases the productivity of ponds by providing steady planktonic growth. It controls harmful dissolved gases; recycles the excreta of aquatic organisms into the nutrients and keeps ponds disease free; increasing vitality and weight of fishes. Currently have their presence in Assam; West Bengal and potential to grow across the country


KRISHWORKS is doing a wonderful job by Preparing students from class 1 to 8 to communicate; read; write in English in rural as well as urban areas through a tab-based “Techie Teacher” application platform which mitigates the lack of English speaking skills of the teacher. Currently presents in West Bengal


5C Network Pvt Ltd is a Teleradiology platform addressing the problem of delayed diagnosis due to shortage of radiologists for timely treatment of patients. It is an AI based fast & accurate diagnosis system which connects Patients - Digital scan – Technicians – Hospital / Healthcare centres - reference Doctors.  This can be used by Hospitals & Diagnostic centres.


Quote/ Suggestion: To solve the problem & make tangible impact faster you need to change your mindset – Albert Einstein


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