"HarVa" – a start-up with a vision for an integrated rural development model – aims to bring in sustainable inclusive growth by harnessing value in the ‘real’ India, the villages. Their model focuses on tapping into the intellectual and infrastructure capital in the heart of India by developing several productive communities.
For CEO and fellow BITSian, Ajay Chaturvedi, HarVa is more than just a model. It is a mission that he is extremely passionate about as is a fellow alumnus in the team, CIO Sunil Panigrahi. They focus primarily on skill development, BPO, community based farming and microfinance with their highly experienced team hailing from backgrounds as varied as banking, law and mathematical finance.