Thursday, April 5, 2018

Please cooperate with our market research internship project

Dear Sirs / Madam

Appeal to industry, business enterprise & CSR initiatives to cooperate with our market research summer internship project 2018.


Advanced Strategies Pvt. Ltd. - Business Counsellors and Strategy Consultants for Market Expansion of Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises (MSMEs). The companies web site is at

EWI Development Initiative Foundation is Sec 8 Company - and Not For Profit - EastWestInterconnect : Helping create sustainable rural livelihoods in the backward districts of North East India. The companies web site is at

Both have their registered office in Mumbai and Branch in Pune. The companies have been working in the North East Region of India as well.


Without doubt, enterprise are managing themselves in turbulent times. To stay afloat change, reorientation and market expansion is essential.

Our interns are studying the business climate and how businesses are faring. Also what challenges they face, opportunities they see and what is being done to take them forward. We will come out with a report of our findings and interpretations after this summer 2018, which we will share with participants and help grow your business, if you so desire.

Your cooperation

May we humbly request your kind cooperation?

The interns have some survey questions which we would like you to respond to. This may be on email, on telecon or face to face meetings.

The Scope of the survey:


Western Region : Western India and Konkan Coast - Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Goa

North East Region : North East India - 8 states - Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura


a) Rural Empowerment and Livelihood Creation - Social Enterprise Development
1. Agricultural & Farming - Agro - bamboo, agriculture, horticulture, sericulture, herbs, Animal husbandry - pigs & cattle, Poultry, Fish farming & Apiaries
2. Food Processing
3. Handicrafts and Handloom
4. Village - Eco - Rural Tourism
5. Village Primary Education
6. Rural Higher Education & skills development centers
7. Rural Health-care clinics and primary health centers
8. Rural Power from Grid and Renewable Solar & Hydro
9. Water and Waste management
10. Micro Finance
11. Small businesses Enterprises to be started up such as - Food Biscuits, Cement Bricks, Handicrafts, Handlooms, Tailoring Shops, Mobile Phone Services, Chemist Shop, Electricians Shop, Retail Shop-Grocery, Laundry /Dhobi, Fish/Meat/Poultry Shop, Cyber Café, Travel and Tourism booth, Electronics-repairing, Dairy Shop, Restaurant, low cost women hygiene products

b) Urban Enterprise Development
1. Township Development & Smart Cities
2. Service Sector Enterprises - Hospitality – Highway Rest Areas, Restaurants, Catering & Canteens, Resorts & SPAs, 3/4 star hotels, Music, Health-care-Hospitals-Clinics, Sports facilities & recreation, Education: K-12 Schools, Working Women’s Hostels
3. Logistics: - Truck Fleet Stations (Hubs) - Warehouses & Cold Storages
4. Retailing: Grocery Stores
5. Low cost computing / IT – suitable for small enterprises

c) Finance
1. MSME Finance
a. Commercial Investments - loans, NBFC, startup/angel, pvt equity etc.
b. Social / Impact Investments - CSR, Grants, Donations etc
2. Vendor / supplier / trade / working capital finance

Thank you for your kind attention and we look forward to your cooperation.

Devavrat Bhatia
Associate for Business Development