Please provide examples of any previous entrepreneurial initiatives you have pioneered.
1. Switch ON: Switch ON (Environment Conservation Society) has a strong mission to Promote Livelihoods through Sustainable Development. Our strength is in creative advocacy and implementation - through capacity building, training and awareness programs. Switch ON is a registered not-for-profit Society, certified under FCRA and 80G. In the past we have done projects with GIZ, Halloran Philantorphy, ETC foundation, WWF, Times of India etc.
2. ONergy: ONergy (Punam Energy Pvt. Ltd.) is a leading social enterprise established in 2009 providing decentralized energy solutions to underserved households and institutions. ONergy provides complete energy solutions with an entire range of solar products. ONergy’s strength lies in developing high quality products, strong after sales service network, facilitating consumer financing for solar systems and developing an ecosystem for sustainable development and rural empowerment.
Beyond your existing team, who else are you working with to achieve your objectives, eg partners, advisors, mentors?
Professor Shambu Prasad Chebrolu, IRMA - Rural management
HariNatrajan, GIZ - Sustainable Agriculture Technology
ArdhenduChattarjee, DRCSC - agriculture expert
Krishna Prasad, Sahaj Organics - Organic Marketing