Development Issues in North East India

Sharing a link to  an interesting panel discussion …Do political parties talk about  development agenda only during elections.The discussion also focussed on role of student bodies in being involved with  development issues of north east India .There was representation of Congress and BJP, representatives of student bodies and academicia and development experts. Link : https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=l1cwrmzlDuo&feature=youtu.be

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About QuickFix – a startup from Guwahati

While mentoring start-ups, came across an a interesting start-up from Guwahati -‘Quick Fix’ , which is a demand service aggregation platform. Sharing this story because his strategy of market penetration has important lessons for start-ups. Mukul Barman’s bootstrapped startup ‘Quick Fix’ had to go through the initial hiccups of deciding on the target market, zeroing […]

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Startup—the qualities needed and the nuances

The question often comes to our mind how serial entrepreneurs are able to do so much. There is always different something different about people who are able to start a business, make it successful ,then pivot it to something entirely new and be just as successful all over again. Success of an entrepreneur often depends […]

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Livelihood through honey processing

Yet another refreshing and learning experience in Diyun (Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh) with an expert on beekeeping where an induced cluster on honey processing was initiated by IIE with the support of OIL CSR. After a two year period of handholding for taking up honey as an additional income generating activity, it now seems […]

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The Game of Startups: Lessons from ‘Game of Thrones’

Startup has become a buzzword today. Until March 2018, Department of Industrial Policy and promotion (DIPP) had 9000 registered start-ups .Beyond the registered number, it would be signifificantly larger.The trend today is to discuss more about start-ups  then about stock markets.News is more about Walmart acquiring Flipkart, battle between Ola and Uber etc.India today has […]

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