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|Headquarters||Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Key people||Satyan Mishra (founder)|
Drishtee is an India based business that provides information technology goods and services to rural India through village kiosks that are run and managed by local entrepreneurs. These kiosks are developed using a franchise and partnership model.
Some of the services provided by Drishtee include computer education, English courses, rural BPO, government services, health, insurance, e-commerce, microfinance etc. Through its low cost, direct delivery network of over 2,400 kiosks, Drishtee has impacted the lives of over 1.5 Million people in rural India. One of Drishtee's primary objectives is to empower rural communities by supporting local entrepreneurship and thus helping to stem the distress migration of people from rural to urban parts of the country. The organisation was founded in 2000 and is currently led by its co-founder and managing director – Mr. Satyan Mishra.
In its effort to bring critical services to rural India, which is home for more than 60% of the country's population, Drishtee has partnered with the following organisations:
- Acumen Fund
- Amaron Batteries
- ICICI Prudential
- International Finance Corporation (IFC)
- National Skill Development Corporation
- State Bank of India
Drishtee works in collaboration with several of its sister organisations that provide specialised services to rural India. Some of these organisations are:
- Drishtee Skill Development Center
- Quiver Infoservices 
- Cyber InfoDev
- Drishtee Foundation
Drishtee has been felicitated with the following accolades in recent times:
- Ashoka Foundation Fellowship Award, 2004 – Awarded to founder, Mr. Satyan Mishra
- Red Herring 100 Asia Award, 2006
- Deloitte FAST 50 (Asia), 2006 – Winner
- Tech Pioneer, 2007 – Award given by World Economic Forum
- Invitation to the Clinton Global Initiative, 2007
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- World Economic Forum
- :: Clinton Global Initiative ::