E-Agro Initiative of Ekutir and Grameen-Intel JV Social Business

  • Srinivas B Garudachar
Keywords: AGRICULTURE COMMUNITY SERVICE DELIVERY, AGRICULTURE COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP ENGINES, COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION MODELS, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Abstract

An ICT-enabled small/marginal farmer /community-centric scalable, replicable & sustainable social rural business initiative targeting their socio-economic uplevelment through facilitation of their cost-effective integration with other stakeholders of the Agriculture ecosystem, by enabling cost-effective access to appropriate and actionable knowledge, risk mitigation and enablement instruments.

eKutir Rural Management Services Pvt. Ltd. (eKutir.net) -a grass-roots sustainable rural development oriented enterprise, promoted by senior socially committed individuals drawn from the rural banking, finance, agriculture and IT backgrounds, along with The Grameen-Intel Social Business., are currently embarked on creating and mentoring a very scalable and replicable social entrepreneur network enabled, ICT assisted agriculture services business in Orissa. This Agro services social business targets the socio-economic upliftment of the small/marginal farmer (land holdings of < 3 acres) through fulfillment of their various agriculture related knowledge and transactional needs.
Published
2010-08-29
How to Cite
Garudachar, S. (2010). E-Agro Initiative of Ekutir and Grameen-Intel JV Social Business. The Journal of Community Informatics, 6(2). Retrieved from http://ci-journal.net/index.php/ciej/article/view/684
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