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.