Empretec India

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The Empretec Team for India comprises the Office of the National Director, Advisors, Implementation Partners and Supporting Institutions. These institutions have subscribed to the Programme and its philosophy for the training of their officers, clients, suppliers, distributors, and in the case of Indian state governments and government agencies -- high impact entrepreneurs. Empretec India Foundation promotes the HiEERA and DRIVE programmes for nation-building.

Office of the National Director

The Office of the National Director coordinates the installation and development of the programme in the country. As it strengthens relationships with its institutional partners--governments, banks, public and private corporations, it coordinates effort and activity with Empretec centres worldwide and with UNCTAD's Division of Investment and Enterprise that runs the Empretec programme in over 50 countries.

    National Director, Kolkata
  • Ms Vedika JAISWAL
    Programme Coordinator, Gurgaon
  • Mr Gurvinder SINGH
    Coordinator - Enterprise Development Services
  • Ms Malobika NATH
    Assistant Programme Coordinator, Kolkata
  • Mr Sanjay Kumar SHARMA
  • Mr Dipankar SARKAR
  • CA Gaurav GOENKA
    Financial Auditor

Advisory Committee

The Advisory Committee advises the Office of the India Director and discusses the progress and the agenda for Empretec's installation and development in India.

  • Mr Manish KOTHARI
    Managing Director, Rhino Machines Pvt Ltd
    CEO, Meemansa
  • Ms Shilpi Datta SOM
    Founder, Many Frocks
  • Mr Brucelance Gabil MOMIN
    Founder & Structural Designer, Tree of Lifestyle
  • Ms Caroline Sahnamai PAUL
    CEO, Tribalspun
    Founder, House of Twiss
  • Ms Iram MAIMUNA
    CEO, E Waste Social Pvt Ltd
    Secretary, Zila Sainik Welfare Board
  • Mr Niren ANAND
    Managing Director, Evertrade India
  • Mr Paul LOKHO
    Director, Pro Rural
  • Mr Sanen PONGEN
    Chairman, Chuchuyimlang Village Council
    Proprietor, Green Hills Academy
  • Ms Smita
    Director, Evertrade Group
  • Mr Soumitra Kumar DUTT
    Director, First Act Global Pvt Ltd

Partners and Supporting Institutions

Partners of the HiEERA Programme promote an entrepreneurial culture in their organizations in keeping with the HiEERA values, principles and methodology. As HiEERA Programme expands in India, several organizations from the public, private and governments--both, in India and those who wish to build business linkages with the country--are getting involved. Some of them are:

  • Ministry of MSME, Government of India
  • Government of Nagaland
  • Investment and Development Authority of Nagaland (IDAN)
  • Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)
  • State Bank of India
  • UN Women
  • United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)