Entrepreneurship Awareness Drive

Organised in collaboration with E-Club, IIT Kharagpur

Mr. Shashank Kumar
Founder, Farms and Farmers foundation
Director, Green Agrevolution Pvt. Ltd.
IIT Delhi Graduate

Farms n Farmers (FnF) works for the empowerment of small & marginal farmers and aims to improve their current socio-economic condition through innovative ways of farming. Founded in 2010, the organisation aims to provide end to end solutions (right from field to market) to farmers to help improve land profitability and increase revenue generation for land owners, farmers and farm labourers.

Mr. Irfan Alam
Founder, Sammaan Foundation
Ashoka Fellow 2010
Founder Chair CII Young Indians,
Patna Chapter

Sammaan Foundation is a social entreprise that works to systematize the cycle rickshaw industry in India. Mr. Irfan is also Chairman & Managing Director of Sammaan Ventures Ltd. which specialises in cycle rickshaw manufacturing and low cost health care services for the under privileged. Talking about his entrepreneurial journey, he reveals that he took the first step when he was as young as 13 for his nose for stock trade analysis. Later, it was during his MBA days when his zeal for entrepreneurship bagged him his first break through in form of the winner's crown of the TV reality show, Business Baazigar (by ZEE T.V.). He was invited by the President of the United States for the Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship 2010 held at Washington and was also a member of the delegation whom President Obama met during his visit to India in 2010.