Business Development Services (BDS)


The range of Business Development Services (BDS) provided includes demand driven tailor-made programs, to suit needs of beneficiaries. The programs currently available are Farming as a Family Business, Marketing of Horticultural Produce, Contract Farming, Agro-dealer Business Management, Entrepreneurship for the Manufacturing Industry, and Business Management. Participatory approaches and facilitation techniques are used to enhance processes.

In addition, business coaching and mentoring is also used for enhanced capacity to build the entrepreneurs to become astute business people. This service is provided at enterprise level with assistance being given on the business premise from basics such as business planning, marketing, record keeping, customer care to issues such as drafting business plans, strategic planning for businesses, marketing analysis.

Advisory services for entrepreneurs on financial mobilization, micro-finance, market linkages, drafting business plans are also available.