Uses the Dalit lens to collect business intelligence for scripting
Scripting, Modelling, Counselling Business Models Through Dalit Perspective With a vast network of Dalit enterprises maintained by the founder-members, D ShyamBabu and Chandra Bhan Prasad, the CSCC is equipped with tools that can examine, understand and mentor the SC/ST owned businesses.
- They carried out extensive research with the University of Pennsylvania to measure the Dalit entrepreneurial success post-1990 economic reforms. They identified and surveyed a thousand medium and large SC/ST entrepreneurs across the length and breadth of the country.
- Their study contributed to the content of the book, Defying the Odds, published in 2014 by Random House, India, which they co-authored with Prof. DeveshKapur of University of Pennsylvania.
“While markets may not transcend caste they mitigate its social salience, while the experience with reservations have only increased its political salience.” Book “Defying The Odds- The Rise of Dalit Entrepreneurs”