Photography

Frames of Mind 2007

I have been to the “Frames of Mind 2007” exibition organized by the Bangalore Photography Club. It is really worth a visit. I took my dad along and he too liked it very much. Few of the photograph’s which stood out in the gallery (my list) are: Suprabhatam – Ajay A New Beginning – Missed the photographer’s name 🙁 Wild…

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Entrepreneurship, Innovation

NEN activities for Entrepreneurs

Business in Development Challenge 2007 India Development Gateway (IDG), an IntelliCap initiative is organizing “Business in Development Challenege 2007” which provides entrepreneurs to submit their business plan and recieve feedback for the same. Also, if your’s is the choosen plan, then you recieve cash prize too. Global Growth Entrepreneurship Program India School of Business is organizing the Global Growth Entrepreneurship…

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Personal

Dastkar Andhra Exibition in Bangalore

The cotton and handloom industry is considered as a huge potential as ‘cottage industry’ in India. This industry provides self-employment to over 70 lakhs people across the country. Government of India has taken appropriate measures to ensure that this industry is given due importance and this resulted in a massive increase of production of handloom fabrics. In the early 1950’s…

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Entrepreneurship, Innovation

Entrepreneurship Learning

I came across the web site of Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI), Ahmadabad. This institute offers courses for aspiring entrepreneur’s. Do any courses or books give you the edge to become an Entrepreneur? Probably not, but we definitely need understanding of various aspects of how to run an organization. This is what we need to look for. I am planning to…

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ArticleReviews

Social Entrepreneurship – The case for Definition

Recently, I came across Stanford Social Innovation Review web site and I got to read they article on Social Entrepreneurship – The case for Definition which really interested me. I will not take this note towards explaining the site or the article, but will pen down my initial impression when I read this article by Roger L Martin & Sally…

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SocietyForward

Rural BPO

I was reading about this organization in the recent issue of Business Today (India’s Most Wired, 22 April, 2007) and have been quite impressed with the young lady’s initiative. Ms.Saloni malhotra, a 25 year old graduate from Bharateeya Vidyapeeth, Pune is inspired by Dr.Ashok Jhunjhunwala’s speeches. Her mission is to “turn rural internet centers into BPO’s”. DesiCrew.In, based in Chennai,…

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BarCampBangalore

Bangalore BarCamp 3.0

It’s long time since I penned. Beginning of the year, I took a vow that I will write once a week (at least once in two weeks). But, since then, my weekends have been taking me away for various things…Life is going on… Coming to the point, we are having Bangalore BarCamp 3.0 on the 31 March and 1 April.…

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SocietyForward

YHIS

The Yeshaswini Health Insurance Scheme (YHIS) is a unique initiative by Government of Karnataka, India. Under this scheme, HealthCare services are provided to farmers at an Insurance premium of Rs.10 per month. This article in HealthCare Management outlines the program – http://www.expresshealthcaremgmt.com/200601/focus01.shtml The following paper provides in-depth information on the same – http://www.isec.ac.in/Karnataka_Kuruvilla16.5.05_aligned.pdf

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Scorpio Drives

Trip to Vizag

I am born and brought up in The City of Destiny – Visakhapatnam. I come home once a year and I try to make it during Pongal. This time I decided to go home by drive along with my Parents. Here are my trip details… Total Distance : 1,102 Total Drive Time: 16 Hrs 12 Minutes We started in Bangalore…

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