Buddha fellowship helps young and experienced bright minds to take the entrepreneurial journey to build equitable and empowered communities.

This program enables fellows to immerse, discover & convert ideas into sustainable initiatives.

Pursue your deep desire to become an entrepreneur

and in turn build the future of India that is modern, and inclusive for its less privileged and marginal communities.


Ved Arya, founder of Buddha Fellowship Program, accepting the Business Standard Award and giving his acceptance speech.

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Impact you will make
Create a wide-ranging transformation in the rural communities, and influence the design of policy and practice of government ministries.

Your role as a fellow

You will build a business that doubles the income of the poor, ensures dignity of the people at the bottom while making profit.

Have no fear of failing as we stand by you, we will mentor you along the way and you will get to pitch your business plan to impact investors to secure seed funding.

You will not be just a job seeker but an entrepreneur directly impacting millions of lives
Preeti Singh
Buddha Fellows

These IIT/IIM graduates transformed lives through their business

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Buddha Fellow
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Buddha Fellows

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