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Survey Highlights Challenges for Rural Entrepreneurs in India

The study, spread across 20 cities in 12 states concluded in December 2023. With a sample size of over 9000+ rural and semi-urban entrepreneurs on similar parameters, the study draws on some key assessments on challenges faced by the vulnerable grampreneurs®. An insightful study conducted by Bhartiya Yuva Shakti Trust (BYST) as a socio-economic initiative has given critical insights into the challenges of about 13,000+ rural and Semi-urban entrepreneurs, across 12 states of India. The total investment is approximately Rs. 600 crores. BYST provided support to around 2000 entrepreneurs in the previous financial year and banks disbursed around Rs. 110 crores highlighting the challenges they face while setting up their new business and not tapping the potential of Digital India.

‘Turning jobseekers into job-givers key goal of govt’:The Hindu Business Line (PTI)

How to tap Women's Entrepreneurial Potential, The Pioneer - Sunday Edition, 14th May 2023

How Lakshmi V. Venkatesan Empowers Grampreneurs With A Unique Mentorship Model

How Lakshmi V. Venkatesan empowers grampreneurs with a unique mentorship model Link: https://www.shethepeople.tv/interviews/lakshmi-v-venkatesan-byst-mentorship/

BYST-First Cut Coverage Report-TN Minister launches BYST’s ‘Business Idea Contest’ for aspiring women entrepreneurs from underprivileged communities

BYST-First Cut Coverage Report-TN Minister launches BYST’s ‘Business Idea Contest’ for aspiring women entrepreneurs from underprivileged communities

Budget Expectations, Hindustan, 30th Jan, 2023