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ERC is a sustainable enterprise dedicated to providing quality, affordable and accessible eye care solutions for rural NE India.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Healthcare Services
  • Location Jorhat, Assam, India
  • Currency INR
  • Founded June 2011
  • Employees 10
  • Website

Company Summary

ERC strives to provide accessible and affordable eye care solutions to the underserved population in North-East India. Our hub and spoke model, with centers located in remote areas, addresses accessibility issues. We started in June 2011 and we now operate 3 centers in/around Jorhat city. Our focus is to design a pricing system that insures affordability for the BoP population in rural and semi-urban areas (80% of our target customers).


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    Parveez Ubed

    Partner, Ophthalmologist & Programme Director. He started ERC in June 2011 with his own funds. The expansion to 3 centers hass also been realized without any external investments, from ERC's profits.

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    Daniela Florentina Gheorghe

    Partner, Programme Development & Innovation. She is from Romania and has experience in working within the socent space in India. She is motivated and dedicated to take her passion for work with impact and ERC's mission to the next level.

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    Debasish Talukdar

    Adviser. Did his MBA from IIM Calcutta. Presently working as Case Team leader at Bain & Company. He is a classmate of Dr. Ubed, and always there when the business needs solutions.

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    Pavan Kumar PVS

    Adviser. Presently pursuing his MBA (final semester) from IIM Rohtak. Worked with Cognizant Technologies and Jaipur Rugs. His drive: work on purpose.

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    Rashmi Rana Kaushik

    Manager Operations. Rashmi has around 7 years of experience in operations with various hospitals. Currently she is pursuing her masters in Hospital Administration, due to complete by March 2013.

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    Anurag Madhusri Sharma

    Manager Community Relations. Anurag has experience of working as a Marketing Executive in Nagaland. Young and with a desire to develop himself, Anurag has extensive connections with local organizations and self help groups.


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    Zeet hazarika
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    Shamim Barua

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