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Sankalp 2010 recognizes emerging and established enterprises

Shital Shah
7th May 2010
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Sankalp, the annual social enterprise awards and investment forum organized by Intellecap, took place this week in Mumbai. The Sankalp Awards recognized many innovative and sustainable models in the following categories: Agriculture, Food and Rural Businesses; Clean Energy; Health, Water and Sanitation; Inclusive Education; and, Technology for Development.

The 2010 winners are:

  • Agriculture, Food and Rural BusinessesEmerging Enterprise: Aakruthi Agricultural Associates of India Pvt. Ltd, which creates agri-knowledge centers for farmers to access information and training
  • Established Enterprise: Jaipur Rugs Company Pvt. Ltd. (JRCPL) for creating sustainable rural livelihoods through its handmade carpets manufacturing business
  • Clean EnergyEmerging Enterprise: Artin Dynamics for their artificial intelligence technology application for curbing power loss
  • Established Enterprise: Servals Automation for its rural energy products – primarily cooking stoves and lamps, targeted at the rural poor
  • Health, Water and SanitationEmerging Enterprise: Piramal Water Pvt. Ltd for developing sustainable drinking water solutions for rural populations through the Sarvajal brand
  • Established Enterprise: Sarvaplast for providing high-quality, eco-friendly portable sanitation products and services through the Shramik 3S brand
  • Inclusive EducationEmerging Enterprise: IL&FS Education and Technology Services for their multi-lingual English speaking program for mobile phone users
  • Established Enterprise: Pipal Tree Ventures Pvt. Ltd. for their vocational training institute for the rural youth in construction industry
  •  Technology for Development
  • Emerging Enterprise: Husk Power Systems for providing power systems that provide electrification through rice husk to off-grid rural Indian villages in Bihar
  • Established Enterprise: Shree Kamdhenu Electronics Pvt. Ltd. for providing complete automated solutions to rural milk cooperatives
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