INDIACSR News Network
BANGALORE: Social Responsibility has always been an inherent part of Indian philanthropy, be it cultural or traditional. However the social development sector has undergone a major changes and upheavals in terms of perspectives, interventions, innovations, experiments in relation to achieving MDG goals of the United Nations.
Businesses and organizations in India have made great leaps in recent years to increase participation through social outreach programmes for the society/local community’s e.g beautification of the city, aid for education, health, microfinance, climate change and environment etc. However, there are still locations and human habitations that have not benefitted from these efforts especially the “TRIBAL RURAL POOR”.
“Sosva Training and Promotion Institute, ( STAPI ), Pune and Alliance University, Bangalore with our supporting partners namely Youth for Seva, Bangalore, Titan Industries, Hosur, Comprehensive Rural Health Project (CRHP) Jamkhed , ELON University USA, CSR Corporations, Pune and along with our sponsors are organizing the “CSR-NGO South Regional Conference” at Bangalore on 14 -15 December 2012 at Alliance University, Chikka Hagade Cross, Chandapura-Anekal main Road, Anekal, Bangalore – 562106. “Ms. Parinita Kanitkar, Chief Executive, SOSVA Training and Promotion Institute (STAPI) informed INDIACSR.
The topic of the conference is “A Key to Inclusive Business through CSR – NGO Partnerships”.
“The goal of the conference is to To promote partnerships between Corporate and NGO (acting directly or through foundations) working on health, education, livelihood and environment related issues focusing on women empowerment and child development.” She added.
The conference will present effective means of connecting private and not-for-profit sectors and highlight successful rural development strategies. The corporate participants will develop a better understanding for the opportunities related to the investment in rural development. For the not-for-profits the conference will underscore the importance of accountability and transparency in making the organizations social investment-ready.