New Delhi | 2nd December 2019: To provide urban amenities to rural India, Sambaddha Global, a social enterprise start-up unveiled its expansion plans for Haridwar and whole of Uttarakhand. Sambaddha, which launched its first Centre in Laksar in September this year plans to expand to the entire state operating through 650 Sambaddha Kendras. These Kendras will provide an entrepreneurship platform to the aspiring young entrepreneurs of the city in Haridwar.
Sambaddha Kendras will be managed through franchise and company owned model thus appointing 650 franchisees managing the rural retail chain. For this expansion, Sambaddha Kendras will create skilled workforce employing over 3000 sales personnels thus providing entrepreneurship opportunities to the village/micro town level entrepreneurs who can set up these Kendras in their respective areas and operate it as a service provider.
The Kendras will provide products and services ranging from financial services to healthcare, FMCG to Consumer Goods, Agricultural products to Educational services to the rural populace. These Kendras will act as a nodal point for villagers who will provide them with education, nutritional food, healthcare and other basic villagers’ requirements (except the government services like PAN card, Aadhar card, etc.) at very affordable prices.
According to Narayanan Rajagopalan, Founder & President of Sambaddha Global,“The philosophy of Sambaddha Kendras is not only to provide the product and services to the rural population but it also aims to provide holistic development to rural individuals from entrepreneurship to employment to millions of youth. He further added that with Sambaddha Kendras first launch in Laksar in September, we plan to add 650 number of Kendras in Uttarakhand thus making rural populace empowered”.
About Sambaddha Kendra
Sambaddha Kendra is a social enterprise start-up that provides urban amenities in rural areas. It aims to connect rural and urban India to deliver healthcare services, financial services, consumer products, skill development centers, upgraded farming tools & machinery and digital marketing services to rural India.
Inspired by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam’s vision of economically developed India, it is founded by Mr.Narayanan Rajagopalan, Founder of LaMarca Group of Companies who has a proven track record of developing unique and sustainable business models in the areas of rural as well as urban India.