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Icreate India

Join us to create MAGIC

Please contribute NOW since every Rupee of your contribution till December 31,2016, will be matched by another from a matching grant! 


Every one lakh Rupee in the MAGIC FUND will help up to 4 budding entrepreneurs each year in perpetuity. 

 

Overview 
In 1999, after Harsh and Aruna Bhargava had returned from Jaipur, India after having witnessed the huge unemployment problem in India including the police firing at the youth seeking jobs in Jhunjhunu, they had decided to start a project for training the youth in entrepreneurship in their home town in Jaipur.

Through a common friend Jay Misra, they met Dr .Purnendu Chatterjee, a very successful business, philanthropist who is deeply committed to the growth of entrepreneurship in India. On their first meeting Dr. Chatterjee agreed to fund the project provided a center was started in Kolkata too. From then on there has been no looking back.

The first center of I Create was born in Kolkata followed by Jaipur.

The first training was held in Kolkata to selected participants from potential institutes in April 2000 by Harsh & Aruna Bhargava, and Julie Cantor from NFTE. The feedback was extremely good and to carry this movement forward Sreoshi Moitra was invited to be the Director of I Create West Bengal, under the I Create Foundation of The Chatterjee Group. 

Today I Create West Bengal is one of the many successful centers in India with its reach to villages and urban areas. Dr Chatterjee is on the board of I Create Inc., and is one of the strongest pillars for I Create program all over India. His commitment to the cause has been steadfast not just in financial sponsorship, but in providing motivation and guidance to the top I Create Management. Dr Chatterjee is the ecipient of a Life Time Achievement Award for Promoting Entrepreneurship in India

Core Team 

Partners

+ Vocational Institutions

  • Jan Shikshan Sansthan , Bagnan , Howrah ( supported by Ministry of Human Resource Development , Govt of India )
  • Ananda Niketan , Bagnan , Howrah
  • Balrampur Institute of Vocational Aid ( BIVA ) , Kolkata
  • Loka Siksha Parishad , Rama Krishna Mission , Narendrapur
  • Bagnan Gramin Mahila Bikash Kendra , Bangalpur , Howrah
  • NGOs 

+ Educational Institutions

  • Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University , Narendapur
  • Institute of Management Study , Kolkata
  • Goenka College of Commerce and Business Administration , Kolkata
  • Jadavpur University , Kolkata
  • St Xavier’s College , Kolkata
  • Gokhale Memorial Girls’ College , Kolkata
  • Jogesh Chandra Chaudhuri College , Kolkata
  • Balrampur Institute of Vocational Aid
  • Ramakrishna Mission Residential College , Narendrapur
  • Ananda Niketan , Bagnan , Howrah

Contact
I Create Foundation
9B Wood Street , 4th Floor
Kolkata 700 016
M : 98300 68611 
T: 033-2280 4867/ 2280 4868;
Fax : 2287-3016;
Email : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Your desire to help disadvantaged members of society progress economically through entrepreneurship route is a noble one. 

Upcoming Events

  • National Business Plan Competition (NBPC) on January 28th, 2017 at Goa.
  • Leadership Meet on January 29th, 2017 at Goa.

Magic Fund Beneficiary

  • MAGIC (Mentor and Angel Group of I Create) Fund is established to help I Create trained Aspiring Entrepreneurs with Seed Capital Assistance. This is a donation based revolving fund.
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