2. NAME OF THE FOUNDER & CEO : Amit Baran Ghosh


4. SLOGAN : The Future School

5. DOMAIN : Ed-Tech

About: aAHARAN is an ed-tech social start up based in Tripura. It was established in 2018. aAHARAN deals in creating digital learning content in vernacular languages with an aim to guide students to learn easily and memorize smartly through its learning platform for 9th and 10th Standard students of state board of India. This unique app aims at guiding students to understand better using attractive and effective multi- media techniques for an annual subscription. The word – “aAHARAN” – means “to acquire”, literally it provides platform to gain knowledge from the app.

Our Vision and Mission: “We want to empower every school going student of India to learn better by providing quality education through an online learning platform irrespective of students’ geographic & economic position.”

Mission: The NEP 2020 promotes digital learning as an alternative to traditional classrooms. However, rural and Tier 3 city students lack e-learning opportunities due to language barriers and limited resources. To address this, aAHARAN offers a customized platform with quality education in vernacular languages. This empowers students regardless of economic or geographic constraints. The platform includes video tutorials, study materials, and tests, engaging smartphone users for productive learning. This fosters lifelong knowledge and contributes to overall societal improvement.


  1. Signed MoU with Tribal Welfare Department, Govt. of Tripura to provide aAHARAN Learning App (in Bengali & Kokborok Language) to the Tribal Students of Tripura (2023)
  2. Signed MoU with CSC under Digital India Initiative of Govt. of India (2023)
  3. aAHARAN has been selected as one of the top 3 startups in the Social Innovation in India by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB), Govt. of India under which a short inspirational film will be made on aAHARAN by the MIB in collaboration with Netflix India (2023)
  4. aAHARAN has been selected for NEEDP Grant programme of IIM-CIP (2023)
  5. aAHARAN got awarded with the “Best Start-up Entrepreneur” title in the grand celebration of the 50th Statehood Day Award on January 21st, 2022 by the Govt. of Tripura (2022)
  6. aAHARAN is registered with Startup Tripura Cell under Directorate of Information and Technology, Govt. of Tripura (2022)
  7. Selected for Numaligarh Refinery Limited’s (NRL), Govt. of India CSR Funding (2022)
  8. aAHARAN has been selected for the prestigious Stanford Seed Spark Programme of Stanford University (2022)
  9. aAHARAN has been selected in 20 Ed-tech startups in India for the XR Start-up Programme by Facebook in India, organized by GUSEC and received Grant(2022)
  10. aAHARAN received support from Amazon Web Services (2022)
  11. Only Start-up from Tripura that was featured at Atal Innovation Missions (AIM), Govt. of India’s Official Platforms (2022)
  12. Appreciated by NEDFi for setting an example in the start-up ecosystem of North East India (2021)
  13. Incubated at Start-up Acceleration Program for North East (SAPNE 1.0), AIC SMUTBI, Supported by NITI Aayog, Govt. of India, AIM & Start-up India (2021)
  14. Selected under top 100 ideas in India for 5G Hackathon by the Dept. of Telecom., Govt of India and received Grant (2021)
  15. Awarded to aAHARAN EduSMART Pvt. Ltd. by North East Council for Technology Application & Reach (NECTAR), UBA & VIBHA, under Dept. of Science and Tech., Govt of India (2021)
  16. Recognized by Department for Promotion of Industry & Internal Trade (DPIIT), Govt. of India
  17. Selected for Research Conclave “Red Start” at Indian Institute of Tech (IIT), Guwahati (2020)
  18. First startup in Tripura to successfully raised Venture Capital fund from NEVF (NVCL), DoNER, Guwahati (2020)
  19. Winner in Start-up India Tripura Yatra organized by SignEX Exhibition (India) Pvt. Ltd. supported by Govt. of Tripura & Govt. of India(2019)
  20. Only start-up from Tripura to be selected in top 60 Start-ups of NE for Enterprise Acceleration Program by Dhriiti (2018).

About Founder:

Amit Ghosh is a visionary entrepreneur and the driving force behind aAHARAN, a groundbreaking ed tech social startup located in Tripura. Born and raised in the quaint town of Kailashahar, Tripura Amit’s journey to success is a testament to his unwavering dedication and innovative spirit.

After completing his MBA from ICFAI University Tripura, Amit embarked on a remarkable career path that showcased his commitment to transformative change. His tenure as a District coordinator for TRLM, operating under the Department of Rural Development, Government of Tripura, demonstrated his profound understanding of rural development and community empowerment.

In 2018, Amit’s entrepreneurial zeal led him to establish aAHARAN, an ed tech platform designed to bridge educational gaps and foster social progress. With his innate leadership acumen and strategic acuity, Amit and his team spearheaded aAHARAN’s growth, guiding it through multiple milestones. Under his adept leadership, the startup has successfully harnessed technology to revolutionize education and bring it within the reach of marginalized communities.

Amit’s commitment to his roots and his dedication to the betterment of his community have been the cornerstones of his success. His journey from Kailashahar to the helm of a flourishing ed tech enterprise is a testament to his unyielding resolve, innovative mindset, and transformative vision. As the founder of aAHARAN, Amit Ghosh continues to inspire and pave the way for a brighter, more inclusive future in the realm of education and social development.