Servals in the News

  • Servals Automations – Designing a 100% Plant Oil Stove: At Servals our dream is to design a stove that works on 100% Plant Oil. The product, designed to use unrefined vegetable oil from jatropha seeds, would be a first-of-its-kind in the world.
  • Award for Servals Automation Business Model: Servals Automation was presented with an award for its Business Model. The award was given by L-Ramp as part of their excellence awards for 2007.
  • <108 Entrepreneurs in TamilNadu - A CII nomination I am very pleased to announce that our social entrepreneurial efforts in Servals Automation have been recognised by the CII, Tamilnadu State.
  • “Flame of Innovation” – A Business Outlook article: “Cooking Tech for the Poor” – Servals Automation was written about in Business Outlook. The article is very descriptive about our Vision, Our Business Model, Our products – Kerosene Burners and Plant Oil Stove. It also traces our growth very well.
  • Coverage in ThinkChangeIndia: ThinkchangeIndia – a website that tracks social innovation in India, carried a short story about us. “Servals Automation brings technology to energize rural India”
  • Servals included in the collection of cleantech entrepreneur success stories within infoDev‘s incubator network as one of the 8 winners of the Climate Innovator Success Stories.
  • Coverage in Dare Magazine
  • Coverage in Economic Times
  • Cornell University has identified the Servals model as a case study in their Sustainable Global Enterprise Project.
  • Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) included Servals among 101 Successful Enterprises in their book “STAR TREK” for the year 2007 – 2008
  • The Plant Oil Stove has been included as “Social Innovation” in the book “Break-through” published by CII
  • Servals – A World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer Candidate for 2011
  • Servals – Wins the Sankalp Award 2010 in the Clean Energy Sector
  • Coverage in Next Billion – An International Social Enterprise Forum.
  • Coverage in The Huffington Post – Small Business America
  • Coverage in Rediff Business – “An Amazing Journey of a 70 year old Social Entrepreneur
  • Included as one of the 20 social entrepreneurs in the book “I have a dream” by Rashmi Bhansal.