Based on in-depth case studies that highlight the efforts of selected third sector organisations, this book brings to light the emergence of social entrepreneurship in India. The cases highlight the roles of locally established methods and community participation in carrying out sustainable social transformation. In a nutshell, Social Entrepreneurship: Working towards Greater Inclusiveness contributes to both practice and theory in social entrepreneurship. It also sets out modalities for future work in the field, examining the various processes adopted by social enterprises in their functioning and delivering of services to address the concerns of exclusion.
Rama Krishna Reddy Kummitha is UNU-JSPS Fellow with the Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability at the United Nations University in Tokyo. He is also a visiting scholar with the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Tokyo. Dr Kummitha has worked as an assistant professor at the Center for Social Entrepreneurship, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. He has been actively involved in research related to social entrepreneurship, social innovation, civil society, social exclusion and management strategy. He was earlier awarded the Indira Gandhi Merit Award by the Government of India and the Junior Scientist Award by Bonn University, Germany, for his academic contribution. He has received his PhD from the University of Hyderabad, India.