Talk on Social Entrepreneurship
Prof. Archana Singh, an Assistant Professor at Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai, discussed on the concept of social entrepreneurship and how students of TISS have explored and started their own profitable social ventures to set up effective business models. Some of the social business ventures, which are bringing about change in lives of thousands that were discussed, viz. Sampurna Earth, a venture in waste management, Krishi Naturals, which works relentlessly to educate farmers, procure and process farm produce and Thread Craft India started with an effort to save a dying art ‘Chikankari’ of Rajasthan and creating a socially relevant business. The session was organized on 27th February 2016.