Bihar Innovation Forum II Bihar Innovation Forum will nurture and support innovations that address the livelihoods needs of the rural poor.
What's in it for you ? Bihar innovation forum provides you with an entire ecosystem of self help groups (SHGs), public sector infrastructure and government funding along with linkages to the World Bank and 16 Other Commercial Banks to help monitor and scale impact.
Stand Up and Be Counted! If your solution changes lives, then come to Bihar and get the opportunity to work hand in hand with JEEViKA and scale up your innovations.
Innovate, Implement, Impact Bihar Innovation Forum gives you the opportunity to make a transformational impact at the bottom of the pyramid.

Can you transform the lives of the rural poor in Bihar? Can your high-impact innovation lead to sustainable and scalable rural livelihood solutions? Are your ambitions to scale being held back by lack of access to new territories and local governmental support? Here’s an opportunity for your organization to take a quantum leap.
The 2nd Bihar Innovation Forum is a one of a kind platform that aims to identify, celebrate and scale up rural livelihood innovations. It is an initiative of the Government of Bihar supported by the World Bank and implemented by the Bihar Rural Livelihoods Promotion Society (JEEViKA) in collaboration with the State Innovation Council. It offers innovators a holistic canvas to create maximum impact, with unmatched access to social, financial and economic capital.
Proposals are invited from public, private and civil society organizations who can make a difference in 8 livelihood themes: Agriculture, Livestock, Financial Services, Rural Energy, ICT Based Solutions, Skill Development & Non-Farm Sector, Access to Entitlements, Access to Services. Winners will be provided a range of support services including financial and implementation support and linkages to other partners like impact investors, foundations, mentoring and incubation agencies.


How to participate
Submit your application with complete details on your innovation Shortlisted entries to be evaluated by the jury through field validation Winning entries to get opportunity to partner with Bihar Govt. and see their idea changing lives