SEE Pune (Social Entrepreneurs and Enterprises)

June 15, 2019

SEE Pune (Social Entrepreneurs and Enterprises)

Yashada Auditorium

June 15, 2019
9 AM – 4:30 PM

Yashada Auditorium,

Rajbhavan Complex, Baner Rd,

Armament Colony, Ganeshkhind, Pune.

India – 411007.

Conference focusing on Opportunities in Rural India – Disruptive Ideas, Technologies, Processes to increase incomes in Rural Areas

Rural India is where most of India lives! Aspirations of people from rural India have been fueled by their exposure and the comparatively better infrastructure and the availability of jobs in the cities. How can entrepreneurs devise Products and Services, Community/HR models and Financial models to build viable businesses for Rural India? Can entrepreneurs produce quality products in rural areas and link them effectively with local, regional and global markets?
What are the opportunities to increase quality, productivity and create market linkages for Farm and Off-Farm products made in the villages of India?
With a focus on STARTUP INDIA, MAKE IN INDIA what are the opportunities to provide cost effective solutions for and from Bharat? How can entrepreneurs help increase rural incomes – through Farm and Off Farm products while they work with the rural community sensibilities and traditional work ethos?
SEE-Pune Conference gets together practitioners, best practices and success stories to discuss opportunities and solutions – that will help increase Rural Incomes!


SEE aims to build awareness on Social Sector, Social Entrepreneurship, connect emerging Social Enterprises to Investors, inspire the young generation to come up with innovative solutions to social challenges.


R K Misra

Founder Director

Center for Smart Cities

Harish Anchan


Envirofit Asia

Manoj Kumar


Naandi Foundation

Yashashree Gurjar


Avantha Foundation

Advait Joshi

Associate Director

Samhita Social Ventures

Srijith N


ROPE International

Sunil Jalihal

TRUSTEE Heart for Art Trust

Tech and Social Entrepreneur

Event Schedule

* Tentative

Inauguration & Inaugural Address

09:00 – 10:00

Shri Pravinsinh Pardesi, Chief Secretary, CMO
KEYNOTE – Disruptive Ideas for creating Rural Businesses & Increase Rural Incomes

10:00 – 10:30

Ratnakar Gaikwad, Managing Director, Maharashtra Village Transformation Foundation, Former Chief Secretary, Govt of Maharashtra

Platforms for Mass Entrepreneurship in RURBAN and RURAL Areas

10:30 – 11:00

Dr. Anand Deshpande, Chairman Persistent Systems & DeAsra Foundation

RURAL HUMAN RESOURCES – Developing Human Resources perspectives for Rural Sensitivities

11:00 – 11:30

Director, Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA) – TBD

RURAL FUNDING – Funding Rural based businesses – Farm & Off Farm initiatives

11:30 – 12:00

Director, NABARD

RURAL BPOs – the opportunities for Rural Graduates – Model from Sitapur, Uttar Pradesh

12:00 – 12:30

R. K. Misra, IT Entrepreneur, IIT-Kanpur, Carnegie, Aspen Fellow

HEALTH CARE SERVICES IN RURAL AREAS – The Indrayani Trust, Alandi Story

12:30 – 13:00

Mukund Deshpande, IIT Bombay, Trustee Indrayani Trust Cancer Hospital


13:00 – 13:30

Pandurang Taware, Founder: Agri Tourism Concept in India


13:30 – 15:00

All speakers & attendees

RURAL RELATIONS – Building Consumer relations in rural India

15:00 – 15:30

Pradeep Lokhande, Founder of Rural Relations, ex-speaker, TEDx

INCREASING FARMER INCOMES – Working on upscaling farm & dairy produce

15:30 – 16:00

Pradeep Masane

RURAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP – Leading scientific change in rural India

16:00 – 16:30

Mr. Anil Rajvanshi, Director, NARI

PANEL DISCUSSION I: Strategies and Opportunities for RURBAN & RURAL BUSINESSES

16:30 – 17:15

6 experts from Villgro, IRMA, IIM Ahmedabad, MVSTF, Moderator : Yuvraj Saswade, CEO, MVSTF

PANEL DISCUSSION II – Innovative Financing options available for sustainable rural initiatives

17:15 – 18:00

6 experts from NABARD, SIDBI, VSTF, Moderator : Sunil Jalihal


18:00 – 18:30

Mr. Shailendra Agarwal

Our Partners

Alumni Association, IIT Kanpur

IIT Kanpur

Heart for Art

Impeccable Softwares Pvt Ltd



Maharashtra Village Social Transformation Foundation