Report YOUTH CO:LAB 2020

Impact of COVID-19 on Youth-Led Social Entrepreneurship

This study has been undertaken via Youth Co:Lab a co-creation of UNDP India and Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog to better understand the recent trends in India’s social entrepreneurial ecosystem through the lens of the recent COVID-19 crisis. Through stakeholder interviews, online surveys and focus group discussions, the study reached out to over 1,000 youth entrepreneurs on various issues, ranging from access to finance, disruption in supply chains, to documenting attitudes and perceptions towards business recovery post pandemic. The study also includes the role that digital interventions could play in strengthening entrepreneurial ecosystems.

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