Budding Development Entrepreneur

The purpose of this program is to “Scale an independent enterprise”. A 9 months long program for those who have already setup an enterprise but need mentoring, finance and other support to achieve scale. Such candidates can enroll under BDE program and we will help them to become a sustainable profitable enterprise. You may want to watch this video of existing Buddha Fellow Jitendra Yadav ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g45CW3NMIlA)

Our Offerings:

  • Financial support of INR Rs. 4 lakhs
  • Host organization (Srijan, JSS, Deshpande foundation, CCD, Medha, and Government Dept etc)
  • Mentoring & Handholding (Please find more about the Entrepreneurship Clinic https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQNzbxwqrpk)
  • Networking and enterprise financing/grants
  • Certificate of Completion


  • Business around Bagh printing, garment construction, handloom, terracotta (Non-farm) in M.P.
  • Value chain in fruits, minor millets, scented rice, oilseeds and spices in M.P.
  • Goat milk and Camel milk value chains in Alwar and Bikaner, Rajasthan
  • Commercial farming of Crab, lobster fattening & Prawns in Bhavnagar, Gujarat
  • Chemical free grains & fruits business in Dahod, Gujarat
  • Custard apple value chain in tribal blocks of M.P., Telengana, Maharashtra, Rajasthan etc.
  • Minor forest produce based agri-business in M.P. and Maharashtra
  • Skilling of youth for creation of freelancing jobs in the gig economy in Uttar Pradesh
  • Financial inclusion of the poor/financial literacy in Rajasthan
  • Waste to Value in collaboration with IIT Kanpur

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Minimum Qualification- Graduate from India’s premier institutions like IIM, IIT, IRMA, TISS, XIMB, FES etc.
  • Existing entrepreneur with at least two years of operations
  • preference would be given to those who already have a team or cofounders

Application fee – Online application fee Rs. 10,000/- only (non-refundable)

Selection Process:

  • Online application
  • Shortlisted candidates will be informed for next step
  • Pitching your Idea to a jury
  • Personal Interview or Skype Interview

The applicant should view the form and save the details of application form in his own system before filling the form

Click here to Apply Online

If you have any query please contact us @ info@buddhafellowship.org, 011-41420671