Pulling people at the bottom of the pyramid out of poverty means making productive job and livelihood opportunities available to them. Upaya is playing a role of a catalyst by investing in social entrepreneurs who focus on this through their accelerator program.
#economyforall: Understanding the Need for Equity Over Inequality with Pranil Naik, Founder, LeapForWord
Ashoka Fellow Pranil Naik shares his thoughts on why Equity needs higher focus than Equality to solve the problem of Inequality.
#economyforall: Understanding Macroeconomic Factors Of Inequality With Raj Bordia, Advisory Board Member, Hult Prize India
Raj Bordia explains how macroeconomic factors since independence have led to inequality in India and why social entrepreneurship can solve this problem in this Op-Ed.
Amrita touches upon the quality of education in public schools and how it relates to inequality through this Op-Ed.
Suvankar Mishra talks about the 2 pillars of Inequality – Crony Capitalism and Lack of Transparent Governance, in this Op-Ed
In this first Op-ed in #economyforall, MCCIA Director General Dr. Anant Sardeshmukh discusses the causes of inequality in India and why entrepreneurship that generates more jobs and opportunities is the solution.
Poverty and Inequality have a co-relation in our country. We could address both of them simultaneously if the Government and Social Entrepreneurs work in tandem to bring basic necessities and livelihood opportunities to those at the bottom of the pyramid.