Friday, June 14, 2024


North East

Many entrepreneurs in Arunachal showing interest in bamboo products

Itanagar, February 12: For Nyapi Doni, selecting a new business after closing her poultry and piggery units, was a risky affair. But her grit and determination paved the way to overcome the risk factor and today she is an established bamboo entrepreneur in Arunachal Pradesh. The bamboo industry in the northeastern state could be a money spinner, if its potential can be exploited, as the state boasts of having 74 species of the grass species, literally known as the ‘green gold’. Doni, who started her ‘Arunachal Bamboo’ industry in 2019...
North East

NE women entrepreneurs countering challenges posed by COVID-19

Guwahati, July 18: The crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic hit North Eastern women entrepreneurs , disrupting their supply and marketing chains, forcing them to move towards digital marketplaces. The entrepreneurs are now mainly focusing on digital marketing, diversifying distribution channels, adjusting the product/service offering, re-adapting operation, and revising the pricing strategies to turn the COVID-19 induced challenges within their business environment into opportunities, a report by Deutsche Gesellschaft fr Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in partnership with the Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), said.The primary economic impact of...