What the GEM-TECH Award means to me

Published on August 17, 2015 by Radha Ramaswami Basu
In late October 2014, I traveled to Busan, Republic of Korea, to collect one of the first GEM-Tech Awards at ITU’s 2014 Plenipotentiary Conference.

Our visit to Raidighi

Published on March 31, 2015 by Jayashree Saha, Founder Trustee, Ankur Trust
We enjoyed a very informative and enjoyable visit to Anudip’s Raidighi training center.

Experiencing Anudip and iMerit’s work inside the Indian education and enterprise sector

Published on June 30, 2014
Our recently arrived fellows, Rosella Chapman, Monet Gonnerman and Kathryn Hackett, undergraduate students of Santa Clara University, USA, joining us as part of the Global Social Benefit Fellowship, share their experiences of working with us.

Social Impact from the City of Joy

Published on August 6, 2013 by Philip Eukel, Melissa Bica, Lauren Farwell
A series of impressions from Global Social Benefit Fellows from Santa Clara University, who spent six weeks at Anudip and iMerit.

Six Years’ Journey with Anudip

Published on March 31, 2013 by Subhra Bandyopadhyay
I completed my six years' journey with Anudip in November 2012 and still I am looking for new livelihood opportunities for our rural brothers and sisters.

Impact Sourcing and the Power of Rural Youth

Published on March 7, 2013 by Dipak Basu
Our long-time donor and partner, the American India Foundation, features Anudip CEO, Dipak Basu's blogpost in AIF's India In-Depth series.

So much change, yet so much still the same

Published on February 27, 2013 by Krupa Asher
Six months down the road and I was back in the Kolkata; this time for one day rather than for one year. So much had changed yet so much was still the same in the City of Joy. I never thought I would be back in India so soon after leaving it, let alone back in Kolkata, visiting Anudip where I had the privilege of working as an AIF Clinton Fellow for ten months last year.

Rural Entrepreneurs and the Utility of a Missed Call

Published on February 21, 2013 by Dibyendu Das
The emerging space of mobile-based social networks are influencing customers to find best values and prices, and offering companies unique ways to cater to this new medium. The mobile phone has become a part of everyday life for millions of people across the world. Nowadays, the concept of a ‘missed call’ is an indispensable part of telecommunication.

Best Path out of Poverty

Published on February 5, 2013 by Paul Meissner and Andrew Lieberman
A stable job is the best path out of poverty. Full stop. Today we saw how Anudip and iMerit are making great strides to tackle this issue.

Trainer Induction Day

Published on September 12, 2012 by Abhiram Nanadakumar
Today was different. More than 40 trainers, and many for the first time, were coming from around the state, some as far as Rajganj (north of Bengal). They were here, to be formally introduced and learn about the policy of the company.


Published on September 5, 2012 by Abhiram Nandakumar
The Anudip training centre in the large village of Magrahat is situated within a complex of low-rise buildings just opposite a small reservoir. The early evening breeze was slowly nudging the children back home from the nearby school. [Click on the title of this post to read more]

About Prosenjit

Published on July 26, 2012 by Abhiram Nandakumar
It was getting a bit cooler in the afternoon. The sun had already peaked urging the whole of Bengal to take an afternoon siesta, leaving the streets of Baidyahaat empty. We turned off the high street and made our way down a dead-end alley to see Prosenjit rolling out from underneath the metal shutter of a small-sized office. [click on the title of this post to read more]

The Potential of a Community

Published on July 16, 2012 by Abhiram Nandakumar
On the third floor of an unassuming apartment block in the heart of Kolkata’s Salt Lake locality resides the headquarters of Anudip Foundation, an NGO that creates livelihoods for rural youth and women. This is where I spent part of my summer vacation this year as an intern. Over the next few weeks I’ll be blogging about my visits to their various centres around West Bengal in eastern India. [click on the title of this post to read more]