The mission of BASIX is to promote a large number of sustainable livelihoods, including for the rural poor and women, through the provision of financial services and technical assistance in an integrated manner. BASIX strives to yield a competitive rate of return to its investors so as to be able to access mainstream capital and human resources on a continuous basis.
BASIX is a group of livelihood promotion institutions. Established in 1996, it is a brand name given to a consortium of companies. Basix works with over 2.5 million customers, over 90% being rural poor households and about 10% urban slum dwellers. BASIX works in 20 states - Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Orissa, Jharkhand, Chattisgarh, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Tamilnadu, Rajasthan, Bihar, Chattisgarh, West Bengal, Delhi, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Tripura, Nagaland and Assam, 205 districts and over 26,000 villages. It has a staff of over 8,000 of which 80 percent are based in small towns and villages.
BASIX follows an integrated model of livelihood promotion - the Livelihood Triad Strategy which combines Livelihood Financial Services, Agriculture/Business Development Services, and Institutional Development Services. Employability and skills development, especially for the less privileged, is part of BASIX mission of building sustainable livelihoods.
AISECT, established in 1985 is today India’s leading IT Training and Educational services network with an unrivalled spread of over 8000 franchisee centres across 27 states and 3 Union Territories in the country. AISECT’s mission is to reach out to the remotest corner of India and promote ICT based training and services to empower people, generate employment for the youth and unfold entrepreneurship based initiatives to create an inclusive society. AISECT has to date transformed the lives of over 1 million students through a host of skill enhancement programs and generated over...