Jethro was established by a group of experts from various fields. Since its establishment, the company has been involved in governmental and private projects in the Far East, Africa and Central America . The company Jethro is named after the biblical Jethro, the father-in-law of Moses, who advised Moses on how to manage his fellow Israelites in their wandering in the desert towards the Promised Land.
Website : www.jethro-g.com
Vital Capital Fund is a $350 million private equity fund that invests in opportunities which simultaneously enhance the quality of life of communities in rapidly developing nations, primarily in Sub-Saharan Africa, while also delivering attractive financial returns for investors.
Website : www.vital-capital.com
Agrowon is a trusted brand name in Agriculture. It was established on 20th April, 2005 as an Agri Publication by The Sakal Media Group. The Limca Book of Records has honoured Agrowon as the first agriculture-based daily newspaper in the country. The 16 page tabloid with 8 editions, was launched with the objective of equipping farmers with factual information on the latest technology and on the life science of various crops (agronomy) to make them globally competitive and help them increase their income levels. Surpassing all expectations, Agrowon has grown and achieved an impressive readership over the years.
Website : www.corporate.agrowon.com
Founded by the eminent journalist Dr. N. B. Parulekar, and established in 1932, the Sakal Media Group is the largest independently owned media business in Maharashtra. Headquartered in Pune, the educational and cultural capital of the state, the Sakal Media Group owns and operates newspapers and magazines in Marathi as well as English with a circulation across Maharashtra, Goa and Marathi Reading Regions of Gujrat, MP, Telangana, North Karnataka. The newspapers and magazines owned by the group in Marathi and English have a combined readership of over 6 million. The group also has interests in digital media, event management services, commercial printing and also runs a regional television channel. Sakal, the flagship brand of the Sakal Media Group, was published first as a 4-page daily in Pune. On May 7, 2008 the media group started publishing the English version with the title Sakal Times.
Website : www.sakalmediagroup.com
Launched in August 2008, Saam TV is the group’s first venture into broadcast media business bringing a global outlook to regional television. High quality programming of the Saam TV channel enlightens, inspires and entertains all communities of Maharashtra. Saam TV reaches the grassroots and the urban audiences with the real Maharashtra.
Website : www.saamtv.com
Tanishka is a peer to peer women’s network working on empowering women at the individual, household and community level. The network works through forums which has now become a universal platform for women to work together and assures them of emotional, physical, and financial security.
The network strives for the dignity and respect of women and aspires to build their capacities to be change agents of socio-economic transformation in society. The network being a part of the Delivering Change Foundation (DCF) forms a focal point for women to be at the core of nation transformation through a carefully planned and thoughtfully delivered Emotional Connect Programme (ECP).
Tanishka Foundation has also expanded its footprint to Mexico with a social program initiated via The Women’s Project (TWP) Foundation created by Elisa Salinas to promote socio-economic transformation through women, giving them a place of honour and respect. It is a joint effort of Grupo Salinas, Fundacion Azteca and Kybernus in partnership with Sakal Media Group and Delivering Change Foundation.
Website : www.tanishkafoundation.org
This initiative aims to provide a platform for the youth to come together, network, brainstorm, articulate and implement their ideas for change across Maharashtra and the entire country. YIN is modelled on the lines of the successful Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO). It uses YPO’s proven Forum technique to help the youth in the 18 to 24 age group achieve personal and professional development through teamwork and to work together for pragmatic socio-economic goals.
Website : www.yinforchange.org
Sakal International Learning Centre (SILC) is the education vertical of the 8-decade old, trusted Sakal Media Group. Launched with the objective of building leaders for transformational change, SILC’s focus is on providing a contemporary and practical learning environment to students, equipping them to emerge winners in an ever-changing and challenging milieu. Knowledge up-gradation is the key component for growth and success. Agriculture is one such sector that has seen growth and newer dimensions by way of advancements in technology, resources and opportunities. Maharashtra still remains on the forefront of agricultural advancements and with a impressive number of progressive farmers and professionals it has grown to newer areas. The state has also witnessed entry of non-farming community showing interest in agriculture especially in the areas of dairy and food technology & Management. Sakal international Learning Centre (SILC) has been working towards up-skilling such professionals and progressive farmers through various short and long term courses. The centre has offered 50+ courses in various areas that cover Technical skills, forward linkage opportunities, backward linkages, entrepreneurship and exports. SILC has trained more than 1500 participants in last 18 months since its inception.
Website : www.silc.edu.in
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