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Prakarsh Mishra
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Rural Livelihood

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Overview

The concept of Rural Livelihood strategy has become central to development policies, programmes, and practices in recent years throughout the world. The need for the enhancement of livelihoods arises because the current overall endowments in production, distribution of productive assets and productive abilities are out of alignment with what is needed.

Therefore, it is the need of the hour that innovative solutions in Rural Livelihood occupy a central role in the overall innovation ecosystem. However, this is a challenging endeav...

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The industry pain points

  • 1
    Lack of savings and credit facilities available for poor rural households
  • 2
    Remote and scattered habitation patterns, and heavy dependence on traditional skills and economic activities
  • 3
    Deficiency in resource identification

Innovations - For Grassroots

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Energy
RY Energies

Our farmer-centric model of ex-situ management of crop residue is rema...

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Agriculture
Ojaskara

The existing clean cook stove design are all cylindrical structures th...

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Water, Sanitation & Waste Management
LIFAFFA

We work in the Livelihoods + Waste sectors. We have developed patented...

Innovations - From Grassroots

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Agriculture
NEW WOOD FIRED BAKERY

1. Efficient combustor unit with 26.46% thermal efficiency. 2. There...

Innovations - Low cost innovations

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Agriculture
Kalgudi

Kalgudi being a convergence platform, accessible on mobile and web int...

Innovations - For Last mile

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Electronic, System Design and Manufacturing
Repair My Mobile

An AI-powered based web/App platform providing markeplace for spare pa...

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Technology, Media & Telecommunications
Bharat ATM

Technology is developed inhouse as per NPCI and PCI standards transact...

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Education
STEMpedia

STEMpedia is a learning-by-doing ecosystem comprising of technology to...

Innovations - Women-centric Innovations

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Water, Sanitation & Waste Management
LIFAFFA

We work in the Livelihoods + Waste sectors. We have developed patented...

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Agriculture
Himalayan Rocket Stove

The Eco Rocket Stove range includes 3 sizes of high efficiency clean c...

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Agriculture
Deskit

It is a lightweight, ergonomic, foldable, light weight, portable schoo...

National Rural Livelihood Mission
Deen Dayal Upadhyay Grameen Kaushal Yojna
USTTAD
Nai Manzil
Blog
Accelerating Bottom-of-Pyramid economy through innovations

Innovations which are focussed on providing need driven solutions to the bottom-of-pyram...

Prakarsh Mishra

16 June 2020

Blog
Frugal innovations: Understanding their role post-Covid-19

Frugal innovation is often defined as a behaviour which develops out of necessity and re...

Prakarsh Mishra

16 June 2020

News
TAKING TECHNOLOGY TO FARMER COLLECTIVES IN INDIA, THE STARTUP WAY

Eight ICRISAT-incubated startups recently showcased their technologies to support farm livelihoods as part of a larger effort to bridge the technology gap for farmer collectives. The Indian government’s Invest India, through the Accelerating Growth of New India’s Innovations (AGNIi) program and the National Association for Farmer Producer Organisations (NAFPO), is bringing FPOs and agri-tech startups together.

16 July 2020

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