With the aim of removing various obstacles, and providing potential young entrepreneurs with a wide spectrum of opportunities to bring about a socio-economic change, Mr. Ved Arya founded the Buddha Fellowship Program in 2016, to serve as a platform for potential young minds from India’s premier educational institutions, such as IITs and IIMs, with a vision of making bringing about a change. . The project was initiated in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan with support from donors such as Tata Trusts and The World Bank. At present, the program has touched 1,17,679 families in 18 different locations With the vision of shaping a progressive, inclusive India and the world, through entrepreneurial change-makers, and a mission of bringing diverse stakeholders onto a single platform for nurturing eco-systems that add value for the greater good, Mr. Ved Arya and his team are striving seamlessly to bring together brilliant minds from different parts of the country for one cause; socio-economic upliftment. The goal is to impact 5 to 10 million poor people in 100 districts of India by 2030 and open up similar channels to register impact in developing economies.