Tag: Rural

  • Banking to Dairy Farming | Interview Part 2 – Vigyan Gadodia

    Part 2 of the Interview with Vigyan Gadodia of Sahaj Group. See part 1 here. Explain in more detail, why dairy farming? Also, why the need to be in production? Why not just milk-distribution? ¬†Vigyan: Dairy farming offers the following key advantages: On standalone basis it is a profitable activity for a farmer. It is…

  • Vigyan Gadodia From Banking to Dairy Farming

    What prompts a graduate from IIT/IIM , excelling at a banking career to move base to rural India. To start his business studies afresh in some really challenging circumstances ? What challenges does one face in the drastic transition from a city based-corporate-salaried role to a rural-startup-entrepenurial one ? Get some insights into these questions…

  • Rural telecom users price insensitive?

    Read an interesting report in the ET today, based on some survey conducted by Credit Suisse. They survey found that the rural consumers are more quality consicous and less price sensitive. Hardly any of the polled users had switched operators basis call-rates. This is very interesting coz most of us (self included) had believed that…

  • Rural mobile telephony: Show me the money !

    Remember the famous lines from “Jerry Maguire”-” Show me the money” With the next battles for telecom shifting to the countryside- I guess most of the telco honcho’s are rattling along the same lines…Coz exciting as it may seem, rural cellular telephony doesnt seem “profitable” enough in all its entirety- or maybe I am missing…