CSR Partnerships

CSR PARTNERSHIPS

 

Indigram Labs Foundation (ILF) is a Technology and Business Incubator (TBI) affiliated and setup in assistance with National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India.

Indigram Labs Foundation’s incubation efforts are focused in the areas of:

1.  Agriculture and Agriculture – Technology and Food Processing

2. Clean Energy and Automation

3. Rural Focused Health and Wellness.

ILF is currently working with a pool of 17+ incubatees in the setout area(s) of incubation efforts in the last 2 year of presence.

With effect from 1 April 2015, Government of India has notified that Section 135 of the Companies Act 2013 read with Schedule VII and the Companies (Corporate Social Responsibility) Rules, 2014 have made CSR mandatory for certain companies. One of the listed areas that qualify as CSR is contributions to Technology Incubators approved by the Central Government

AREAS OF COLLABORATION

Innovation and Seed fund (including impact fund)

 

Seed support for incubatees(startups) to help with their initial operational expenses and funding for social start ups – products / services having social impact

Accelerator/ Boot camp fund

 

Specialized funds for helping a group of Start-ups (usually more than10) to jump start their business and is given for a short period (usually 3-4 months).

Capacity building & Resource Center

 

For supporting market research, proof-of-concept, product development, cost for IP protection, Cost of experts, mentors, consultants etc.

Fellowships/ internships fund

 

Supporting interns, Entrepreneur -in -residence (EIR) etc.

Nurturing Women entrepreneurs/SHGs at Rural sector/Other Social skill based training program

 

This fund will be used for Capacity building, Meeting Operational expenses, and market linkages

Infrastructure Fund

 

Funds for supporting creation of additional space, shared facilities, Equipments, Components and Raw materials.

Implementation of public welfare program in the operational area of Corporate.

 

Funds will be used in implementation of various public welfare programs such as Access to Education, Health care, Skill development, Women Entrepreneurship, Agriculture Tech, Clean energy etc.