Skoch Challenger Awards 2016
Social Inclusion: Mr Jayesh Ranjan, Secretary - IT, E&C, Government of Telangana & Mr Pradeep Chandra
The youngest state—Telangana, is well on its way to becoming a hub for Dalit entrepreneurship—first of its kind that will attract Dalit entrepreneurs from all across the country. While others are still talking of reservations, Telangana has moved a notch ahead with Dalit Empowerment through Entrepreneurship. What is available is an investment subsidy of upto Rs 75 lakh; upto Rs 5 crore margin money to enable a Dalit entrepreneur to secure a bank loan without collateral—first of its kind in the country.