Pramod Priya Ranjan is a social changemaker / entrepreneur, motivated to solve social problems through the creative (design) process. Pramod is currently (May 2019 onward) engaged in making green (sustainable) menstruation - adaptable, accessible and affordable, through patent-applied technologies and system design, under his co-founded entity - Onreen™ & Onpery®, Care Form Labs (P) Ltd.

Pramod did his Masters of Design (M.Des.) in Industrial (System & Strategy) Design from Department of Design, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, from 2020 to 2022. Pramod secured “AIR (All India Rank) - 3” in the CEED (Common Entrance Examination for Design) by IIT Bombay/Mumbai in 2020, through which he also got admission offer letters from IISc (Indian Institute of Science) and IIT Guwahati, along with IIT Delhi. Pramod also secured “Rank-5” in the Strategic Design Management (SDM) discipline of NID (National Institute of Design) in 2020.
Pramod pursued Bachelors of Design (B.Des.) in Industrial (Product) Design from MIT Institute of Design, Loni, Pune, Maharashtra, under MIT Art, Design and Technology University, from 2015 to 2019. Pramod was Gold Medalist in his batch.

Company (Pvt. Ltd.) - Care Form Labs (P) Ltd.:
Care Form Labs (P) Ltd. is a social design (private limited) company, co-founded by Pramod Priya Ranjan and Dr. Prof. Nachiket Thakur in January 2020. Founders wanted to merge design, business and social issues, to bring social impact, for which the team focuses on “scale” and “sustainability” the most, which has to be backed by innovation and strategy.
Making green (sustainable) menstruation - adaptable, accessible and affordable.

Brands - For the vision of Care Form Labs (P) Ltd.:
Care Form Labs (P) Ltd. started two brands toward the above stated vision, as mentioned below:
Onreen™ is a consumer brand to be launched in March 2023 and is dedicated to all “external reusable” menstrual products.
Onpery® is a consumer brand that soft-launched in March 2021 and will have a full-fledged launch in March 2023,  dedicated to all “internal reusable” menstrual products.

Company (NGO) - Oneform Foundation:
Oneform Foundation is a social design (section-8 not-for-profit) company, founded by Pramod Priya Ranjan in July 2022. It is a family NGO of Pramod which was incorporated to give an holistic social impact to different missions, Pramod is associated with.

Care Form Labs (P) Ltd. [Onpery® & Onreen™] has following achievements:
• First organization globally to have filed provisional patents on the entire range of reusable menstrual products.
• First organization in India to come up with novel designed-in-India (and have filed IPs on) menstrual cup, menstrual disc (and perhaps on reusable liner and reusable sanitary napkin); and perhaps second organization in India to come up with novel designed-in-India (and have filed IPs on) period underwear.
• First organization in India to launch detachable and size-adjustable period underwear.
• First organization to make a village in India (Oriya village, Hazaribagh, Jharkhand) partially adopt green menstruation through period underwear.
• Upcoming, second organization to have a production unit for period underwear in eastern India, with a production capacity of 25,000 units per month.
• Upcoming, second organization with a “menstrual led product portfolio”, to have period underwear (and entire external reusable menstrual product) production unit in India.

Care Form Labs (P) Ltd. [Onpery® & Onreen™] has been recognized and awarded by following:
IIT Delhi:
Selected for Rs 50 lakhs of grant, as part of the Endowment Nurture Fund initiative, set up to encourage entrepreneurial talent among the graduating students of IIT Delhi, in Nov 2022.
UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN):
Selected as Top-12 International Finalists to participate in the 2022 Youth Solutions Pitch Competition, through the 'Innovation Readiness Program 2022' of UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) - Youth Initiative, running from Apr 2022 till Sep 2022. Over 600+ applicants representing 90+ countries across the world applied for the program.

Awarded as the third best (Top-3) startup of Pune at Bharat Pitchathon Initiative (Pune chapter) by Headstart, out of more than a hundred applicants, in Aug 2022.
MIT ADT University:
Winner at Pioneer Awards 2022 in the category of Business Model at 4th National Conference on Innovative Global Trends in Technology, Architecture, Management and Education, MIT ADT University, in Apr 2022.
Lexus India:
Winner in Jury’s Choice Category for the Lexus Design Award India 2022, in Feb 2022.
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII):
Awarded CII Design Excellence Award 2021 in Product Design – Wellness and Personal Care Category, initiated by CII (The Confederation of Indian Industry) and endorsed by India Design Council, in Dec 2021.
Startup India Seed Fund Scheme (SISFS), Invest India:
Selected for SISFS (Startup India Seed Fund Scheme), Invest India, Startup India, Government of India for Seed Fund from ISMC (Incubator Seed Management Committee) of AIC-MIT ADT Incubator Forum, Pune, in Nov 2021.
Awarded India’s Best Design Project 2021, at DesignIndia Show 2021 founded by DesignIndia (Pool) Magazine of IndiDesign, in October 2021.
Startup Bangladesh Limited:
Awardee of international ‘Bangabandhu Innovation Grants (BIG) 2021’ by being in top-10 international startups at a contest hosted by iDEA (Innovation Design and Entrepreneurship Academy), Startup Bangladesh Limited and facilitated by USMAC, in May 2021. Onpery®, Care Form Labs Private Limited is the only startup from India to be in the top-10 of this contest, May 2021.
Head Held High (HHH):
Selected for GAP (Global Action on Poverty) Program, an initiative of HHH (Head Held High) and supported by Tata Trust. Under the program, Onpery® was supported by students of LBS (London Business School) to develop its business strategy as a part of Project Asha, which is a collaboration between GAP of HHH and of LBS. The engagement was from January 2021 till April 2021.
Lemon Ideas:
Selected in top-100 startups across South-Asia (India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Maldives, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and UAE) in ‘Innopreneurs Startup Contest’, an initiative by Lemon Ideas, Nagpur, supported by German Cooperation (GIZ), IAN and others, in Feb 2021.
Youth Co:Lab India (AIM - NITI Aayog & UNDP India):
National winner at ‘National Innovation Challenge 2020’ of Youth Co:Lab India supported by AIM NITI Aayog, UNDP India and Citi Foundation, in December 2020.
UNDP Accelerator Lab India:
Co-Winner (Top-7) at national ‘Innovate4SDGs Contest’ of UNDP Accelerator Lab India, in Nov 2020.
Department of Biotechnology, Government of India:
An awardee of BIG-16 Grant (Biotechnology Ignition Grant Scheme) in August 2020 (active till Jun 2022) by BIRAC (Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council), Department of Biotechnology, Government of India with Venture Center, Pune being the BIG-Partner. 

• “Startup Mantra: Time to go green, sustainable. Period!”
Hindustan Times, Pune | 1 Oct 2022
• “City based startup launches country’s first detachable Menstrual Underwear”
Daily Pioneer, Ranchi | 29 Aug 2022
• “First Designed in India Innovative ‘Menstrual Cup’ Launched on International Women’s Day Care”
Punekar New | 8 Mar 2021
• “First Designed-in-India Innovative 'Menstrual Cup' to be launched on Women's Day”
Daily Hunt (via Hindustan Samachar) | 5 Mar 2021
• “City based ‘CupMan’ wins #Innovate4SDGs Contest”
Daily Pioneer, Ranchi | 3 Dec 2020
• “Pune start-up earns BIRAC grant worth Rs 50 lakh”
Times of India, Pune | 7 Sep 2020

Association of Designers of Indian (ADI):
Pramod is an affiliate member (volunteer) of Pune Chapter of Association of Designers of India (ADI), since Apr 2021.
FITT, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi:
Care Form Labs (P) Ltd. [Onreen™] has been incubated at FITT (Foundation for Innovation and Technology Transfer), IIT (Indian Institute of Technology), Delhi, from Jan 2022 till Jan 2024.
AIC-MIT ADT Incubator Forum, Pune:
Care Form Labs (P) Ltd. [Onpery®] has been incubated at AIC-MIT ADT Incubator Forum, Pune, from Jul 2019 till Jul 2021.

Early days:
Pramod has been born and brought up in a humble environment in Ranchi (tier-3 city), Jharkhand. He completed his schooling from Delhi Public School (DPS), Ranchi.
Pramod’s father Dr. Vinod Kumar Ranjan is a fine artist and fine art teacher; mother Mrs. Tapasi Ranjan is a teacher; younger sister Ms. Toshi Priya is an IT associate.
Pramod incorporated a sole proprietorship entity called “Kala Form”, in May 2018, as experiential hands on into art services. The entity did great work into the mural and fiberglass segment, in which usually the clients were government departments, government owned enterprises, architects and builders. It gave great B2B and B2G business exposure to Pramod, and in-depth understanding on managing human resources and merger of art with commerce. To focus on different projects & missions, Pramod closed the entity in March 2023.
Pramod did a part-time internship from May 2018 till Nov 2018 at Sanotion Pvt. Ltd. (SquatEase®), Pune. He worked on a shoe design for kids, in which 1 shoe can expand into 3 sizes. The project further moved in a different entity of the founder, called Sanosyzo Pvt. Ltd. (Aretto™), and launched in Apr 2022. Pramod got first hand exposure to “social-entrepreneurship” led by design which made him believe and feel confident that designers and design led organizations can solve real social problems.
Pramod also internship at Jharkhand Silk Textile and Handicraft Development Corporation (Jharcraft), from May 2018 till Jun 2018; Bosch and Siemens Home Appliances (B/S/H/), from Jan 2019 till Jul 2019; among other form of engagement at other places/projects till Sep 2019, which gave him great exposure and built his initial industry understanding.
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