Shekru foundation is a not-for-profit startup with the motto 'farmers first'. They hope to fill the gaps in agriculture extension and help farmers with access to resources – from educational, skill development and financial resources. There is a free app for farmers for the same along with the Shekru Shetkari Shaala (a farmer's school/resource center) on ground in Phaltan, Satara, and ShekruTV, an online outreach platform that conducts regular meetings, webinars and field schools.
New Innovative Process of FPO Driven Organized Supply Chain System for Marketing of Agricultural produce of the Small & Marginal Farmers in rural India, thus giving them higher value and revenues. Marketing of Agri produce directly from FPO farmers to Buyers/Processors through effective Capacity Building on Improved Post-Harvest, Better Market linkages.
Intech Harness is an Agritech startup that has developed a Patent Granted, IoT Enabled, Farmer Obedient Pump Controller for Individual Farmers to Operate and Automate the Pump Operation on the farm. It helps to overcome the problem of erratic power and water supply and completely automates the farm irrigation based on availability of water and power unlike GSM based technology which requires human intervention to operate the pump reducing inconvenience to the farmer. This is a wholesome automation solution to current day problems with aim to get the farmers onto the Digital Agriculture platform for the future.
Froots symbolises fresh, chemical free, traceable vegetables and fruits that every human being deserves. They bring together learnings from research, growers experiences and technology to create a unique supply chain. Their owned/supervised hydroponic farms ensure that the consumer gets the best quality produce. Their consumers include individuals and corporates who are aware about what they eat and Froots provide them with healthy fruits and vegetables. Froots- 'Food with good roots, delivered at your doorsteps'.
eShaala have developed next-generation automation and technology solutions for the educational institute to solve their labour-intensive and error-inducing problems that have remained unchanged for decades. Our all-in-one comprehensive solution is 10x times better and 1/10th the cost of an existing solution. A complete digital suite that includes the Management System (ERP), Mobile App, Website, Google Rankings (SEO), Chatbot, official email ID, and an eClass (LMS) solution under their own institutional name is what the Institute needs to increase awareness, profits, and productivity in the digital age.
Readify is a Publishing Technology startup. One of their core strengths is story telling. It can provide content in text as well as video formats. They have built complete e-publishing infrastructure comprising of a robust backend and an Android app & have published dozens of novels and hundreds of short stories on this app. It can also provide a complete library management solution.
It is an EdTech Startup. It is supporting Career Guidance portal in 3 states with 85 lakh student registrations & has Online Teacher Mentor Training Program for 40000 teachers of a state which involves digital education. It has digital learning tool on Prevention of Sexual harassment guidelines and on NCPCR manual on Child safety
Jawhar Tourism is working towards development of tourism related activities in the tribal region of Jawhar, Palghar. Their objective is to restrict rural-urban migration and generate livelihood opportunities, thus empowering local communities.
San Eco Vision is developing sanitary and electrical products using bamboo and other agro materials as well as loofah products. They have received prototype development funding from NECTAR.
To reduce the efforts of carrying load on the back while walking for miles in rural areas, Team Prayaas has come up with a bamboo product which concentrates the center of gravity (CG) of the load on hip bone of the carrying person, rather than transferring it to back and shoulder. The team is the winner of Smart India Hackathon (Hardware)- 2018 edition.