Arindam Dasgupta- Idea Category Winner-1st Place
Clary Castrission- Idea Category Winner-2nd Place
Ramesh Swamy-Operations Category -1st Place
Gitali Thakur-Operations Category -2nd Place
Capt. Indraani Singh-Operations Category -3rd Place
Anbuthambi: 4144 Votes-Top Voted Solution- Operations Category
Arindam Dasgupta- Idea Category Winner-1st PlaceName of Entrepreneur: Arindam Dasgupta
City: Barpeta, Assam
Title of Solution: Rural jobs by manufacturing biodegradable dinnerware
Brief Description: Tamul Plates Marketing Pvt. Ltd (TPMPL) produces & markets biodegradable dinnerware. They provide training, technical support and financial linkages to rural arecanut producers so that these producers can establish their arecanut leaf plate making enterprises. TPMPL aims to provide a sustainable livelihood for 1 lakh local youth in India.
Clary Castrission- Idea Category Winner-2nd PlaceName of Entrepreneur: Clary Castrission
City: Bangalore, Karnataka
Title of Solution: 40K Plus
Brief Description:40K Plus works with communities that lack access to consistent, affordable and quality education due to insufficient human, physical and knowledge capital. They use tablet technology and digital curriculum to provide a solid education foundation to primary-age children living in rural India and also to up-skill teachers.
Ramesh Swamy-Operations Category -1st PlaceName of Entrepreneur: Ramesh Swamy
City: Bangalore, Karnataka
Title of Solution: Unnati
Brief Description:Unnati is a Bangalore based 70-day vocational training and social transformation program for underprivileged and unemployed youth. The motto of Unnati, 'learn, earn, stand tall' is aimed at not only enabling youth to become 'employable' and engage in a gainful job, but also to transform them in to responsible citizens of India. Until September 2013, Unnati has trained more than 2700 underprivileged youth and placed them in stable jobs across various sectors including nursing and BPOs.
Gitali Thakur-Operations Category -2nd PlaceName of Entrepreneur: Gitali Thakur
City: Guwahati, Assam
Title of Solution: Sahayika
Brief Description: Sahayika is a skill initiative to assure dignity, respect, recognition and fair wage to home based caregivers through organising and training them. The training curriculum is comprehensive and includes basic technical skills on housekeeping and cooking along with life and behavioural skills. There is more specialized training for childcare and Bed Side Patient Attendants by experienced visiting faculties. The skill training provided to caregivers will have a long-term impact in building awareness of rights, self-respect and dignity of labour in this sector.
Capt. Indraani Singh-Operations Category -3rd PlaceName of Entrepreneur: Capt. Indraani Singh
City: Gurgaon, NCR New Delhi
Title of Solution: Social Business for Women (Indha Crafts)
Brief Description:Indha was started by Literacy India as an offshoot of Project "Karigari". In its eighth year now, Indha has touched the lives of many women across India. Indha is creating artisans who can produce a mix of traditional with new design of products matching with the current market trends.
Anbuthambi: 4144 Votes-Top Voted Solution- Operations CategoryName of Entrepreneur: Anbuthambi: 4144 Votes
Title of Solution: Enhancing Skills of Faculty in Higher Education, to improve employability skills in graduates
Brief Description: An Initiative of Govt. of India, Govt. of Tamil Nadu and Industry, focusing to improve the quality of graduates to make them industry ready. ICTACT, is an instrument to continually train the faculty members in the educational institutions to enhance the knowledge and skills of faculty to keep them on pace with industry trends, thereby benefitting the students.