The Loyal Institute of Business Administration (LIBA) in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, has established the “Professor C.K. Prahalad Center for Emerging India,” which...

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Embrace is a new cost-effective infant warmer, which targets bottom-of-the-pyramid families that have premature babies or those with low birth weights. The...

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The Wall Street Journal recently reported the acquisition of two education companies in India. With an annual growth rate at over 15%,...

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The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation has gained a 5% stake in Waterlife India Pvt. Ltd., a water purification company based in...

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Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh’s third largest city, has become the first city in India to guarantee universal access to treated water. Under the...

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A New York Times blog discusses the irrigation situation in India for millions of small-scale farmers. Those who have access to drip...

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The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has planned to promote organic farming in Kerala through an initiative that will...

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Delhi-based Micro Home Solutions, a “design services company for low-income urban dwellers” has recently developed two new projects for low-income and/or homeless...

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"If you are a social entrepreneur with ambition, you want to work in a country where your efforts can have a huge...

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A Forbes article discusses how Jaipur Foot, a non-profit social enterprise that provides artificial limbs to physically challenged people living below the...

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Indian conglomerate Tata Group continues to develop products and services for low-income markets. The company, which has already developed the least expensive...

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Tata Housing Development Company, India’s leading real estate development company, and Arvind Limited, the largest integrated lifestyle apparel and textiles company in...

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In an article in the Hindu Business Line, Shashanka Bhide from the National Council of Applied Economic Research in India, discusses how...

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Deloitte in India appears optimistic about growth in the mobile value added services market. With rapid growth expected to continue, industry players...

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A study by The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India showed that only 8-10% of rural Indian households hold life...

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Mumbai-based consumer goods company Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (HUL) signed an MOU with Indian MFI Village Financial Services Pvt. Ltd. (VFS) to promote...

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U.S. Fortune 500 consumer goods company, Proctor & Gamble Co., has started production and distribution of The Gillete Guard, a low-cost razor,...

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The 50 year-old Indian handloom textiles and apparel retailer Fab India recently awarded approximately 700 employees with shares in the company. Established...

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Mobile-phone maker Nokia has major plans to further target the base of the pyramid market in India by creating mobile phones for...

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A CNBC article discusses India’s largest and fastest growing consumer market – bottom of the pyramid (BOP) consumers. According to India’s National...

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The Centre for Social Development in Jaipur, Rajasthan, provides vocational training and non-formal education to low-income women in order to teach them...

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handygo Technologies and Uninor have developed and recently launched “Wellness World,” a health tool for customers throughout India, providing health advice via...

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The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is proposing investment of $10-$15 million in Aavishkaar India II Company Ltd., a fund that will finance...

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The World Gold Council is promoting gold-linked microfinance savings schemes in collaboration with Muthoot Pappachan Group and IFMR Holdings’ Kshetriya Gramin Financial...

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The Reserve Bank of India has recently requested that the country’s commercial banks scale their services so as to reach 72,000 villages...

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To help bolster employment in rural India, the Tamil Nadu government has developed the Rural Business Process Outsourcing Policy for 2010. The...

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Evidence of greater demand for organic produce is evident in the increasing number of retailers working to help farmers become certified organic...

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