With the changes in social and political conditions, social entrepreneurship is now beginning to take shape in India very firmly. Individuals with innovative solutions to society's most pressing social problems have stepped forward to make a CHANGE. Both youngsters and experienced folk are no more afraid to try it as genuine career opportunity.
No matter how good their idea is or how much support government or external factors provide, they struggle with a lot of issues - Funding, Skilled man power, Centralized focus and lack of structure. If you’re one of these new social entrepreneurs or have already ventured into social entrepreneurship or if you are planning to do so, Join us for October 2016 Edition of SSDEL to learn from the experts about their experience, challenges that they faced and how did they overcome it.
Venue: Amazon Internet Services Pvt Ltd, 5th Floor,
Registrations & Introductions
Digital Gandhi by Mr. Onkar Khullar, Founder I Impact India and Presentation Ink
Organising India's massive unorganised Agriculture market by Mr Vijay Pratap Singh Aditya, Co-founder, Director, and CEO Ekgaon.
Identifying opportunities as a social entrepreneur by Mr Nikhil Dugal, Founder, Aadhan Infrastructure.
Panel Discussion on How 'Social' Social Entrepreneurship Should Be?
Moderator: Mr Jai Vardhan, Delhi Head, Yourstory & Cofounder, Iamwire
1) Mr Kartik Desai, Principal, Asha Impact
2) Mr Sameer Garg, Founder, Billionables
3) Miss Anita Ahuja, Founder, Conserve India
4) Mr Rahul Nainwal, Founder, UnLtd Delhi & iVolunteer
Networking over Snacks
Founder, Aadhan Infrastructure.
Introducing our First Speaker for the day: Mr. Nikhil Dugal, Founder, Aadhan Infrastructure.
Aadhan infrastructure works toward the establishment of cost-effective mobile infrastructure for the development sector through a social enterprise model. It tries to create impact in the recycled infrastructure space, by recycling old shipping containers into eco-friendly, mobile infrastructure. Primary focus areas are education, health and sanitation.
Nikhil holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from New York University (NYU) and has an extensive background in development work. He previously worked with IFMR-LEAD, a development economics research center where he handled stakeholder outreach, and short-term policy research projects.
He would be talking about Identifying opportunities as a social entrepreneur: the story of Aadhaan
Vijay Pratap Singh Aditya
Co-founder, Director and CEO at Ekgaon.
Introducing our second speaker for the day Mr. VijayPratap Singh Aditya, Co-founder, Director, and CEO at Ekgaon.
Vijay Pratap Singh Aditya is a first generation technology entrepreneur building platform to enable access to services and markets for millions of farmers and rural producers.Vijay’s work focusses on rural India; enabling access to markets, agriculture value chain, financial services and enterprise services for rural businesses, farmer-producers and artisans.
Vijay brings in over 20 years of experience in technology innovation and understanding of rural markets. He has been included amongst 50 Social Entrepreneurs in India by The Business Outlook in September 2009.
Philanthropist | Author | Artist | Philosopher | Social Entrepreneur & Founder - I Impact India
Mr. Onkar Kishan Khullar popularly known as "OK" or "Gareebo Ka Steve Jobs" or "Digital Gandhi" started his first company, I Impact India Partners at the age of 21, creating a niche for himself as the youngest Consultant in the Cause Branding & Marketing Industry Internationally.After 3 years he founded a presentation solutions firm called Presentation Ink. He is on the board advisors for various non-profits in India like Sarvam foundation and is the Consulting Director of the UK Based Innovation Firm Chakraviyuh . After researching on 500 Non-profits and Businesses, he developed an industry game changing process called Impact Thinking to help out non-profits around the world for which he recieved Pride of India Award 2015 .He is well renowned for introducing a new way of life called 5 year Old Philosophy through his book 5 year old Billionaire.He is a Blogger with Cause Artist.
In 2016 he is has pledged to spearhead India's Social Entrepreneurship Movement amongst the youth called 'Gandhi with a laptop' through his workshops accross the nation.