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Taz Burwaiss left a comment for Sampath Selvan
"Hi Sampath, Hope you're very well. I was wondering if you would be interested in connecting with us on twitter? @leadint We’d love to be able to work together if possible. Cheers Taz"
Jul 17, 2014
Sampath Selvan replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion Design Expo 2014: Online Discussion - Building Livelihoods
"Thank you Zahid!  "
Jun 12, 2014
Sampath Selvan replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion Design Expo 2014: Online Discussion - Building Livelihoods
"Gender plays a critical role for any business model involving BoP.  For example, in PRIDE, women are greatly in the following 1) Formation of Joint Liability group which helps them to be free from financial clusters.  This also decreases…"
Jun 12, 2014
Sampath Selvan replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion Design Expo 2014: Online Discussion - Building Livelihoods
"Exactly for the same reason,  mKRISHI® platform was designed by TCS to improve the operational efficiency and performance of these entities that are critical to the working of the rural collective enterprise ecosystem. This involves…"
Jun 12, 2014
Sampath Selvan replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion Design Expo 2014: Online Discussion - Building Livelihoods
"PRIDE™ system, a collective group like a Co-operative or a Farmer Producer Company is the central channel through which various Business and Agricultural activities are carried out. This collective group is generally an entity that operates on…"
Jun 12, 2014
Sampath Selvan replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion Design Expo 2014: Online Discussion - Building Livelihoods
"Some of the key challenges are: 1) Building a inclusive model (serving end to end need of rural & urban poor) 2) Defining long term benefits and making them to understand (Plan global and act local) 3) Last mile reach in technology (IVR, Mobile…"
Jun 12, 2014
Sampath Selvan replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion Design Expo 2014: Online Discussion - Building Livelihoods
"As you rightly mentioned, ICT is a good vehicle for information dissemination but there is to be farmer owned entity which would enable them with technology not in few area of crop production but throughout.  For example, In India, Farmer…"
Jun 12, 2014
Sampath Selvan replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion Design Expo 2014: Online Discussion - Building Livelihoods
"I would suggest those models which aggregates people to form goal specific groups, so that it becomes easy for that group to operate on the field to connect various organizations like Agri-input industries, Food processing industries,…"
Jun 12, 2014
Sampath Selvan replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion Design Expo 2014: Online Discussion - Building Livelihoods
"Hi, I am Sampath Selvan working with TATA Consultancy Services.   I am representing the model PRIDE™ which Progressive Rural Integrated Digital Enterprise powered by TCS mKRISHI® platform."
Jun 12, 2014

Profile Information

Job Title
Business Development Manager
Organisation
TATA Consultancy Services
Sector
I work for a business organisation
Website:
http://www.tcs.com/offerings/technology-products/mKRISHI/Pages/defa...
About my work:
I am part of mKRISHI TCS Project, which aims at creating sustainable business inclusion model for farming community. The inclusion model named Progressive Rural Integrated Digital
Enterprise (PRIDE™) is powered by the TCS
mKRISHI® platform. We are successful in many parts of India and working towards implementing the same entire India as well as in countries.
Few issues that are addressed using this model are:
1. Increased production
2. Productivity
3. Reduction in costs
4. Demand led diversification
5. Market participation
6. Value addition
Topics on my radar:
Agriculture, Enterprise Development, Inclusive Business Models, Measuring Impact, Technology

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At 12:40 on July 17, 2014, Taz Burwaiss said…

Hi Sampath,

Hope you're very well. I was wondering if you would be interested in connecting with us on twitter? @leadint

We’d love to be able to work together if possible.

Cheers

Taz

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