Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)


TISS is one of the institutes partnering with TRIFED in the "Tech for Tribals" programme.

Under the Tech for Tribals program, TISS and other Partners will develop course contents relevant to Entrepreneurship in Value Addition and Processing of Forest Produces. The course curriculum will include Achievement Motivation and positive psychology, Entrepreneurial Competencies, Identification of locally available NTFP based Business Opportunities, Round the Year capacity utilization, Product positioning - Grading / Sorting, Branding, Packaging, Product certifications, Bankable Project Report preparation, Market Survey, Business Plan Preparation, Distribution Channels- Retail sales, supply contracts with manufacturers, Good Manufacturing Practice(GMP), Total Quality Control(TQC), Hygienic Operations management, Operational and Financial statements, Business Strategy & Growth, Digital literacy & IT adoption, etc.




The programme aims to transform 5 lakh tribal entrepreneurs by imparting skills so that they can improve their businesses.