Mapping The Creative Mind Of India and the World at grassroots.

India is a diverse nation and. The economically poor states of this  nation are mostly not in the mind of poilicy makers.

No where in a research manual it is written that credit should be given to people who have inspired the idea or technological innovation. This he refers to as exploitation of the intelligence of poor people.

Anil Kumar Gupta is a globally renowned scholar in the area of grassroots innovations. He is the founder of the Honey Bee Network and he is also a Former Professor at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.

He says that dilemma all over the world is not unique but the solution is unique.. India is an agrarian economy and a large proportion of the population is involved in agriculture. The food we eat, rice comes to us from hardships of a majority of farmers. Hard toiling labourers, both men and women work for hours in stretch inside knee deep mud to harvest paddy.. No scientist r policymaker ever thinks about the dilemma of the poor people and that is why some creative people among them are forced to carry out small indegenous inventions of their own.People are given the work of breaking stones and digging canals. While it has been observed that a lot of people who fall in this working category are good at doing something else such as painting, sculpting, writing, singing and other creative forms.Honeybee network is a network of these creative people who need a platform to sowcase their creativity. It believes in innovations that fulfill practical needs of people,he believes in the G2G model wich stands for Grassroots to Global model of growth.

Grassroots level innovation has an answer to everyday problems and they need a space to grow. Their efforts and creativity must be appreciated After all it’s a people’s world.

Anil Kumar Gupta is a globally renowned scholar in the area of grassroots innovations. He is the founder of the Honey Bee Network and he is also a Former Professor at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.

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