Innovation - Science and Technology based Entrepreneurship Development (i-STED)



i-STED Location: Identified regions of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Maharashtra

Implementing Institution :

The Society for Technology and Action for Rural Advancement (TARA), New Delhi

Technology Area: Eco-friendly solutions under three major sectors- Eco-friendly building, Eco-friendly packaging, Eco-friendly processed fuel

Local Contact Details:

Sh. Shrashtant Patara
TARA, B- 32, Qutub Institutional Area,
New Delhi - 110016
Ph: 91-11-26851158, 26130817
M: 91-8527500019
E-mail. /

i-STED Location:
Identified regions of Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab and West Bengal

Implementing Institution :

Foundation for MSME Clusters, New Delhi

Technology Area: Management of solid waste generated in foundry enterprises

Local Contact Details:

Sh. Vishal Dev
General Manager
Foundations for MSME Clusters
USO House, USO Road,
Off Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg,
6 Special Institutional Area,
New Delhi-110067
Ph.: +91-11-26602885/86,
M: +91-9990656411
Fax: +91-11-41688589/90



i-STED Location: North-Eastern Region

Implementing Institution :

Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), Ahmedabad

Technology Area: Renewable energy, cane & bamboo processing food processing etc

Local Contact Details:

Sh. S B Sareen
Faculty EDII & Project In charge
Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India
P.O. Bhat, Dist. Gandhiagar 382 428 Gujarat
Ph. 079-23969161, 079-23969155,
M: +91-9925110040


i-STED Location: Kuch and Saurashtra region of Gujarat

Implementing Institution :

Manthan Educational Program Society, Ahmadabad

Technology Area: Design and Technology in the sectors of Textile Crafts, Earthen Crafts and Wooden Crafts

Local Contact Details:

Sh. Abhay Kothari
Manthan Educational Programme Society
C-1, Sukruti, Manekbag, Ahmedabad – 380015 Gujarat, India
Ph. 079-26766571 
M: +91-9825062409

i-STED Location: Selected locations of central Gujarat ( Anand, Kheda, Panchmahal, Mahisagar, Dahod Districts)

Implementing Institution :

Rural Development Foundation, Anand, Gujarat

Technology Area: Agro Processing/Organic Farming, Food Industry, Animal Husbandry, Renewable Energy and Waste Management

Local Contact Details:

Sh. Pranay Shukla,
Programme Director,
Rural Development Foundation,
AITC, 2nd Floor, Narayan Complex,
Station Road, 388 001, Gujarat
Ph: +91-2692-240330,
M: +91-9825252523

i-STED Location: Gujarat and West India

Implementing Institution :

Institute of Rural Management, Anand, (IRMA), Gujarat

Technology Area: Social business Incubator in Rural areas

Local Contact Details:

1) Prof. Jeemol Unni
Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA)
ANAND-388001, Gujarat

2) Dr C. Shambu Prasad
Professor, General Management - Strategy and Policy
Coordinator, Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and Enterprises (CSEE)
& Verghese Kurien Centre of Excellence (VKCOE),
Institute of Rural Management Anand - 388001
Ph: +91-2692- 221616 (off)
E-mails: ,


i-STED Location: Identified regions of Jharkhand State

Implementing Institution :

Krishi Gram Vikas Kendra (KGVK), Ranchi

Technology Area: Agri-Implements and solar based multifunctional devices and related products

Local Contact Details:

Dr. Arvind Sahay
Krishi Gram Vikas Kendra,
PO Neori Vikas, Rukka Ranchi,
Jharkhand 835217
Ph. 07488042306- Ext- 207, 0651-3051409 
M: 91-9570226431
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i-STED Location: Entire Kerala

Implementing Institution :

Kerala Forest Research Institute (KFRI), Thrissur, Kerala

Technology Area: Bamboo and Cane

Local Contact Details:

1) Director
Kerala Forest Research Institute (KFRI),
P.O. Peechi-680653, Kerala
Ph: +91-487-2690100
Fax : 91-487-2690111, 2690121

2) Dr. T. K. Dhamodaran
Scientist & Head
Wood Science & Technology Division,
Kerala Forest Research Institute,
Peechi 680653, Thrissur, Kerala
Mobile: +91-9995186346

i-STED Location: Idukki, Pathanamthita , Kottayam and Wyanad districts of Kerala

Implementing Institution :

Peermade Development Society, Kerala

Technology Area: Pepper, cardamom, agro processing technologies of pepper and nutmeg and electric tyre rethreading machine

Local Contact Details:

Dr. Hubby Mathew
Executive Director,
Peermade Development Society P.B. No. 11,
Peermade - 685 531 Idukki District, Kerala, India
Ph: 91-4869- 232197, 232725
Fax: 91-4869-232096
E-mail: /

i-STED Location: Kerala state specifically in following districts: Kasaragod, Wayanad, Malappuram, Iddukki, Thrissur and Kollam

Implementing Institution :

Swadeshi Science Movement (SSM), Kerala

Technology Area: Papaya cultivation and extraction of papain, Handmade papers and Integrated Coconut Processing unit

Local Contact Details:

Dr. A.R.R. Menon
Director, Projects
Swadeshi Science Movement
Sastra Bhavan, Tower B, 4th Floor
Mather Square, Town Railway Station Road,
Cochin-682 018, Kerala
Ph : 91-484-2393242
M : 91-9447126556
Fax: 91-484-2393256
E-mail: /


i-STED Location: State of Maharashtra

Implementing Institution :

Ecosan Services Foundation, Pune.

Technology Area: Innovation in Sanitation Services Delivery in Maharashtra

Local Contact Details:

Mr Dayanand B. Panse
Ecosan Services Foundation (ESF),
Flat # 1, Floor 24, Prashant Nagar,
721/1 Navi Sadashiv Peth,
Pune 411030 Maharashtra
Ph: 91- 20 64000736
Fax: 91-20 24530061
Mobile: 91 98230 11106


i-STED Location: Entire Rajasthan

Implementing Institution :

R K Sansthan, Swaimadhopur, Rajasthan.

Technology Area: Renewable Energy Engineering, Food and Dairy Technologies and Farm Machinery, Power Engineering and allied areas

Local Contact Details:

Dr. Subhash Chandra Sharma
Executive Director
R.K. sansthan, 3/166,
Housing Board Sawaiimadhopur (Raj)-322001
M: +91-9414018114
Telefax: +91-1412781083
E-mail: /


i-STED Location: 5 neighbouring districts of Chennai namely Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram, Tiruvannamalai, Vellore & Villupuram

Implementing Institution :

Tamilnadu Veterinary and Animal Science University (TANUVAS), Chennai

Technology Area: Organic Ice cream, Cultured Milk Products, Designer Milk Chocolates, Extended protein/fibre enriched food products and Miniature Food processing equipment

Local Contact Details:

Dr. D.Baskaran,
Dean, Faculty of Food Sciences,
College of Food and Dairy Technology,
Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University,
Koduvalli, Alamathi P.O.,
Chennai 600 052
Ph : 91-44-27680219
Fax: 91-44-27680220
Mobile: 91 9176076179 / 94440 76179
Email: /

i-STED Location: Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Trichi and Salem

Implementing Institution :

TANSTIA-FNF Service Centre, Chennai

Technology Area: Energy Sector, Water, Sanitation/Waste Management

Local Contact Details:

Ms. R.Vijayalakshmi
Tanstia-FNF Service Centre
B-22 Industrial Estate, Guindy, Chennai-32
Ph: 91-44-43534040, 22501451
Mobile: 91-9940102446
Fax: 91-44-22500860
Email: / /


i-STED Location: Amethi, Pratapgarh, Barabanki, Moradabad and other selected parts of Uttar Pradesh

Implementing Institution :

Centre of Technology & Entrepreneurship Development (CTED), Amethi, Uttar Pradesh

Technology Area: Leather craft & footwear, Food processing & Metal Brassware.

Local Contact Details:

Mr. Sanjai Singh
Center of Technology & Entrepreneurship Development,
E-6, Sector-21, Industrial Area,
Jagdishpur, Distt-. Amethi, UP
Mob : 91-9415046619
Telefex: 91-5361-270320
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