Business Category: Education
Startup Stage: Revenue Generation
Support Required: Funding Mentoring
Structure of the Company: PVT Ltd.
Executive Summary: Anoobhuti Learning Solutions Pvt Ltd is a social enterprise incubated at IIM-C Innovation Park. We are committed towards improving quality of education in primary and secondary schools by using experiential learning content. To achieve this objective, we work with educators, CSR partners, Government agencies , and schools. Till now, we have successfully deployed 720 school kits in Zilla Parishad (ZP) schools of Maharashtra. We are working with companies such as Ultratech cements, JSW steels, Yes Foundation, Huntsman India, D-mart etc to deploy school kits in more than 150 schools in Maharashtra, as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) sponsored projects. We were recently selected by Yes Foundation as top 25 innovative social enterprises from 11,000 entries across India. We were also selected as one of the Top 100 finalist for Maharashtra Start Up Week held by Maharashtra Government.
Market need: Constructivism and experiential teaching is the new approach for all abstract subjects like science and maths. National Curriculum framework (NCF) 2005 guidelines prescribes use of learning aids especially for science teaching in the classroom. Private sector and elite schools somehow have access to experiences through labs and instruments. Underprivaledged schools especially government run schools are not ready with high end labs neither have classroom teaching aids.
Product/Service description: Anoobhuti have designed a experiential content which comprising exhibits, working models , hands on activities and audio visual content for teaching science for grade 6th to grade 10th in the classroom more effectively. It is a compact kit for every school. Content mapped with local syllabus. We also provide teacher training workshop to empower teachers in classroom teaching and mid interventions as per need along with a mobile app which provides a learning management system for teachers.
Customers/Users: State Government Education departments and municipal corporations who want to deploy NCF2005 based experiential teaching in the classroom Private trust schools who want to make teaching more effective in the classroom CSR: Corporates who are looking for good educational content for improving science teaching in the schools located in their direct impact zone.
Revenue Model: Revenue per school per kit Training interventions Impact assessment
Current traction: We’ve supplied teaching kits to 720 ZP schools across Maharashtra and around 150 schools through various CSR initiatives. Initiated discussions with Madhya Pradesh Government to implement pilot in few districts.