Redefining the act of charity

Samyak, in this talk, takes the audience through some of the issues faced by NGOs and Non-Profits in India. He shares desire and business model to change the way people look at the development sector through innovation, efficient process, and highly skilled human resources.

Recorded at INK2015, Mumbai

About the Speaker

Samyak Chakrabarty
Managing Director, X Billion Labs

Listed by Forbes as one of Asia's most influential under 30 year olds, Samyak leads X Billion Labs - an eco system of impact enterprises. Through his unique ability to align different stake holders such as governments, private sector & grassroot organizations - he is building future relevant businesses in areas such as employability, agriculture, population control, healthcare and rural development. He is currently developing a skilling model to enable India's youth to remain professionally relevant in a digital economy (Skill Lab), an information access platform for rural Indian youth (Netpar - Tech Lab) and a behavior change model to positively influence people's choices (Action Lab). In the past, he has founded some of the country's pioneering youth platforms such as Operation Black Dot, The Indian International Model U.N, The Green Batti Project, Youthportal.in, UN Young Changemakers Conclave & Nimaya Foundation which have collectively engaged a million + young citizens. Through all his work, Samyak's core aim is to enhance the quality of life & raise the standard of living for India's next billion

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