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Tata social enterprise challenge to encourage innovative ideas

BS Reporter 

The winners of the second edition of Tata Social Enterprise Challenge, hosted by the Tata group in partnership with the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM-C), were announced today at IIM Calcutta. The top 3 winners were MicroXlabs, Bodhi Health Care and Green Agrevolution Pvt. Ltd. winning prize money of Rs 1.75 lakh,Rs 1.25 lakh and 1 lakh, respectively.

The ventures were judged on three parameters - Business model, social Impact and sustainability. This year's edition attracted over 160 entries from across India, including Assam, Odisha, Mumbai, New Delhi and Kolkata, among others, and an entry from Bulgaria, showing wide interest in the area of social entrepreneurship.

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First Published: Wed, January 22 2014. 22:19 IST