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Corporate/private sector, Telecentre, Telecentre user
ITC Ltd -Agri Business Division
Head -New Initiatives
About Me (biography or organization description)
I am a graduate in commerce from Delhi University and an MBA from the Asian Institute of Management , Manila , Philippines. I am based in Hyderabad at the Divisonal Headquarters of ITC ltd-ABD .
I have been a core member of the ITC -e-choupal initiative which through the innovative use of ICT created a unique and inclusive business model . Today we have 6500 such ICT kioks (e-choupals ) which reach out to 4.1 million small and marginal farmers across 40,000 villages in 8 states of India . e-choupal empowers farmer with 24x7 information and enables him to make a choice in the two way flow of in good and services into rural India .
Areas of Interest/Expertise and Types of Services Provided
I have been interested in developing inclusive business models. My area of expertse would be in formulating business hypothesises and than look at pilot roll outs to assess impact , prior to scale up. I have a good understanding of rural india and indian agriculture