Faculty Profile

Gautam Mazumdar

Associate Faculty
Academic Qualification


Bachelor of Commerce

Professional Qualification


PGDBM [ International Business], Fellowship[ Social Enterprise], PhD[ Pursuing, National Institute of Technology, Durgapur]

Areas of Specialization


Development Sector

Courses taught/projects handled


Major Projects:

  • VSO [ UK]- Disability Program; Indonesia

  • Villgro & L-Ramp –USA [Rural Innovations]

  • BMGF [Livestock South Asia Project]

  • UNDP [Swayaam Project]

  • SVEP [ Start up Village Entrepreneurship Program]


Involved in consultancy and research assignments at national and international levels, towards sustainable livelihood solutions for pro-poor and persons with different abilities. Undertaken project assignments in the area of Livestock and Gender Intervention Livelihood Programme in India, project of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Livelihood Scope for Disability Program, a project of VSO (UK)/British Council at Indonesia. Engaged in the study of project design, implementation and evaluation of rural entrepreneurship livelihood models. Associated with implementation of Start Up Village Entrepreneurship Program ; Project under NRLM and engaged in studies linked to sustainable micro enterprises, social enterprises, local ownership, access to mainstream market and finance, potential growth strategies and impact evaluation. 



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List of some of the Seminars attended:

  • International Trade Opportunities-EUROPA ;European Council

  • Rural Innovators Workshop- L-RAMP

  • Unconvention – Villgro Innovation Foundation

  • Corporate Social Responsibilities – CII Chennai, Tamil Nadu

  • Innovations in Practice- CII Kolkata, West Bengal

  • Disability Inclusion & Awareness – VSO [UK]-Indonesia

  • Rural Technologies -Centre for Technology Alternatives for Rural Areas (CTARA), IIT Bombay

  • Rural Technologies -Centre for Rural Development Technology (CRDT), IIT Delhi

  • Rural Innovations- IIT-Madras

  • Rural Technologies – IIT Kharagpur

  • Livestock & Environment- BAIF Development Research Foundation

  • Entrepreneurship in Socially Responsible Business , UNESCAP

  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation – NIT, Durgapur


Organization & Institutes:

  • VSO [ UK]

  • BAIF

  • Hand in Hand International

  • CII [ Tamil Nadu]

  • CII [ West Bengal]

  • Bengal National Chamber of Commerce and Industry

  • Villgro

  • IIT-Kharagpur

  • School of Social Entrepreneurship-India

  • Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University, Narendrapur

  • NIT-Durgapur

  • West Bengal State Rural Livelihood Mission

  • North East Rural Livelihoods Project

Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India

(Via Ahmedabad Airport & Indira Bridge), P.O. Bhat 382 428, Dist. Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India.


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