India needs social enterprises who rise at the grass root level, understand the problems of disadvantaged communities more intimately and innovate solutions sharply focused on various problems faced by them.
Problems of poverty and inequality have a complex correlation between them. While governmental policy is the biggest change agent, we need social entrepreneurs to effectively address these problems at the grassroots. Here are some promising social entrepreneurs I spoke to.
#economyforall: Understanding The Need For Holistic Interventions To Tackle Inequality With Priya Naik, Founder, Samhita
Our chat with Samhita Founder and CEO, Priya Naik on why holistic interventions with all the stakeholders are necessary to reduce inequality.
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.
The role of social entrepreneurs in the areas of access to basic necessities and creation of livelihood opportunities can certainly help our country take great strides towards the ideal goal of ‘No Poverty’.