Our Journey

2009-2010

Founded by Arindam, Nidhi and Anirban , 3 passionate social entrepreneurs and started operations

2012

We constructed our very first full fledged production unit and initiated production of arecanut leaf plates and bowls

2013

We received out first global recognition from SEED-UN and other international bodies. We also raised our very first round of investment from Upaya Ventures and Rianta Capital

2014

We worked with the Assam govt to spread this activity in 20 districts of the state

2015

We received investement from Upaya and Rianta

2016

We shipped our first container of arecanut leaf plates to Europe

2017

We introduced state of the art hydraulic machines to meet global quality and quantity standards

2018

We promoted first women owned and operated cluster of arecanut leaf plate units in partnership with Dhriiti

Our Story

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We work on products, which makes this world, a better place in the long run. We also ensure a sustainable process, thus we focus on production by masses model to generate maximum employment. We partner with rural communities to value add commodities with the use of appropriate technology. While achieving these goals we strive hard to be innovative in our products, processes, and structures.

Tamul’s delivery mechanism is unique. It provides support to the producers in the complete value chain. It is just not about creating a value chain but to simplify the process for every stakeholder and create a win-win relationship between all the stakeholders. Tamul has successfully created this relationship and strives hard to strengthen this relationship both in terms of quantity and quality. Tamul is committed to its vision of creating employment for more than 50,000 youth of North East India through arecanut leaf plate manufacturing.

Our Operational Reach

Our journey started in a small town of Assam named Barpeta. Today we are working extensively across Assam and expanded to Meghalaya, Nagaland, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, and West Bengal. Presently, more than 100 micro-entrepreneurs are working in this region on arecanut leaf plate making.

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Our Team

We are a team of young, passionate and vibrant young women and men who have been working together since the last decade. The team has an excellent connection with the community and has deep knowledge of the complete arecanut leaf plate value chain. The entire team shares the common vision and thus have been able to achieve the herculean task of building peoples enterprise from unfamiliar resources, with new skills and technology and in modern markets.

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