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PRIME-Sauramandala Rural Entrepreneurship Fellowship

Addressing: 'Non-existent ecosystem to support entrepreneurs at the last mile across themes like access to capital, mentoring, branding, market linkage, etc.'

States

8

Blocks/ Districts
Covered

207

Entrepreneurs Met

120+

Entrepreneurs
Supported

About

The PRIME Sauramandala Rural Entrepreneurship Fellowship (PSREF) offers an opportunity to young and motivated change-makers from across the country to join as Fellows and Associates and work closely with rural entrepreneurs in Meghalaya to build and scale their enterprises as well as set up a conducive environment for others to succeed. They will identify the most propitious rural entrepreneurs in the respective blocks and villages and will be mentoring them in all aspects across different stages of their entrepreneurial journey.

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Man Power

Business Planning

Funding

Linkages

Branding & Marketing

Accounts &

Book-Keeping

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Capacity Building

Solar Electrification

Mechanization

Packaging

Licensing & Certification

Trainings

Project Partners

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Who are Fellows and Associates?

The PRIME Sauramandala Rural Entrepreneurship Fellowship (PSREF) offers an opportunity to young and motivated change-makers from across the country to join as Fellows and Associates and work closely with rural entrepreneurs in Meghalaya to build and scale their enterprises as well as set up a conducive environment for others to succeed. They will identify the most propitious rural entrepreneurs in the respective blocks and villages and will be mentoring them in the processes of value chain development, machinery and technology deployment, frugal innovation, branding & packaging, pricing & unit economics, and market linkages, funding and business plans.

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Why join as a Fellows/ Associate?

Be a catalyst of change

in creating a conducive rural entrepreneurial ecosystem in Meghalaya

Gain experience

by working closely with cross-sectional teams, experts and, funding organization

Influence policy changes

by gathering field insights and working closely with policy makers towards addressing challenges

Rural immersion

by being a part of the community, sharing experiences, culture and knowledge.

 

Approach

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Building rapport with communities and stakeholders

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Selection of Entrepreneurs through diagnostics, Case studies and business analysis

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Mapping of Entrepreneurs at the last mile through village and block level field visits

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Holistic support in every step of the entrepreneurial journey

PSREF Batch 2022-23

East Khasi Hills

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Yaleishon Kazingmei

Fellow

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Amit Talukdar

Associate

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Gwenda Ilaker Lyndem

Associate

South-West Khasi Hills

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Ibarihun Majaw

Associate

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Caroline Kharlyngdoh

Associate

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Ronald Wang

Associate

Ri Bhoi

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Ambrish Tiwari

Fellow

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Baiabudlang Iawphniaw

Associate

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Mikewell Khonglam

Associate

East Jaintia Hills

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Anup Jyoti Sarmah

Fellow

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Hudderfield Rymbui

Associate

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Twinkle Pohtam Kai

Associate

West Jaintia Hills

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Alemchila Tzudir

Fellow

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Dauru Hiwot Paya Lamare 

Associate

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Optimist Sdor

Associate

East Garo Hills

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Tage Omin

Fellow

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Susmita Hajong

Associate

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Christharis N. Sangma

Associate

West Garo Hills

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Sumit Pathak

Fellow

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Chige T sangma

Associate

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Temsu R Marak

Associate

South Garo Hills

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Dangmei Kasangaipou

Fellow

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Anikit R Marak

Associate

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John Rangam R Marak

Associate

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