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NEW DELHI: India CSR has announced the 2nd Edition of Global Sanitation Summit & Awards (Conference, Exhibition, Networking) on Sanitation & Toilet issues and the Summit titled ‘Sanitation for all – Toilet First’.
The Second Edition of Sanitation Summit 2015 ‘Sanitation for All – Toilet First’ will take place in India.
Venue: Yashada, Pune, Maharashtra, INDIA
Date: 27 November 2015, Friday
For the technology, products and service providers in the area of sanitation and toilet, it is an excellent opportunity to showcase their innovation, innovative product, services and advancements.
The summit is aligned to ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’ (Clean India Initiative) of our visionary Prime Minister Narendra Modi. IndiaCSR is an active participant of this noble mission to support and create national level forum to discuss various issues related to the toilet and sanitation, health, education, women empowerment and behavioral change for wider social good.
To actualize the achievements of Millennium Development Goal (MDG) target to reduce by half the proportion of the 2.6 billion people without access to basic sanitation by 2015.
India CSR believes that the summit would highlight the problems allied with lack of sanitation facilities and toilets and would also make resolutions to achieve Nation Sanitation Goals by 2019 as a tribute to the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, by eliminating the unhealthy practice of open defecation. Indian Government has envisioned a great mission to develop separate toilets for boys and girls in every school in the country, by 15th of August 2015″ Rusen Kumar, Director, India CSR Group said.
“The Summit will involve some of the most reputed and competent Indian and International speakers from government and private sectors, research agencies, innovators, social scientists and thought leaders dealing in sanitation and toiletries industries in the country. There will be 30 speakers and more than 200 participants projected in this exclusive summit,” Rusen Kumar added.
The Summit would provide a forum to initiate a dialogue and enlighten the delegates on various issues related to sanitation, toilet movement, woman empowerment, women dignity and girl child education etc.
The summit provides excellent networking opportunities with leading professionals from Govt. Corporate Social Responsibility professionals, NGOs leaders, corporate professionals and other experts.
You will also have the opportunity to turn your biggest challenges into your greatest accomplishments when you learn from the experts, leaders and distinguished attendees.
A number of research agencies, social scientists and thought leaders dealing in sanitation and toilet issues from the country will be participating in the summit. More than 20 speakers and 200 participants are expected to gather in this one day summit.
Summit invites your active participation and solicits inputs from you in terms of ideas, thoughts, innovations and strategies to help make our country a better place to live in.
The summit invites:
Experts in the area of Sanitation, water, environment, education and woman empowerment
People involved in strategic planning and operational functions
Decision makers involved in planning and execution of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Projects
Leaders from projects and developmental agencies
Leaders from project implementation agencies in the area of sanitation and toilet
Leaders from Product Innovations and technology providers and manufactures
Leaders from NGOs, NPOs, Corporate Foundations, Trusts
Social entrepreneurs and Any person dedicated towards a positive social change for this greater cause.
About The First Edition of India Sanitation Summit
The IndiaCSR organized ‘India Sanitation Summit’ on February 6 in New Delhi. The Summit involved some of the most reputed and competent Indian and International speakers from government and private sectors, research agencies, innovators, social scientists and thought leaders dealing in sanitation and toiletries industries in the country.
Summit was attended by more than 200 renowned experts in the field of health and sanitation, Corporate CSR representatives, toilet and sanitation technology providers, NGOs working in this field, UN representatives, Politicians and bureaucrats who have done remarkable work, experts of the multinational companies who are producing sanitary products and the real force behind the organizations of these events – India CSR founder and representatives.
H K Patil, Hon’ble Minister for Rural Development and Panchayat Raj (RDPR), Govt. of Karnataka; Ajay Chaudhary, OSD to LG-New Delhi; Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, Founder, Sulabh International Social Service Organisation; Tushar A Gandhi, (Great-grandson of Mahatma Gandhi Ji), Managing Trustee Mahatma Gandhi Foundation; Matteo Rizzi, Global Expertise & Authority, WASH Household Care, Unilever, UK; Dr Huzaifa Khorakiwala, Trustee and CEO, Wockhardt Foundation, Wockhardt Ltd.,
Also Pau Abello, Managing Director, Roca Bathroom Products Private Limited; Mark Cawood, Sales Executive, Enviro Options (Pty) Ltd., South Africa; Satyen Patel, Managing Director, Sahyadri Industries Ltd, Pune; Dr Rana Singh, Co-Founder, IndiaCSR Group; Rusen Kumar, Founder and Director, INDIACSR Group; Prof. Kishor Munshi, Professor & Former Head of Industrial Design Centre, IIT, Bombay (Founder Director, C Tech Labs Pvt. Ltd. a joint venture with IIT Bombay); Ranjit Singh, General Manager (CSR & Sustainability), Maruti Suzuki India Ltd and Pooran Chandra Pandey, Executive Director, United Nations Global Compact Network India.
Other renowned personalities who graced the event with their presence includes – Sarva Mitra Sharma, Founder Chairman and Chief Advisory, Pehel (The Initiative Group Advisor to the Board of Dainik Jagran); K.S. Bhatia, Founder and CEO, Pumpkart.com (India’s Largest Online Pump Store); Neeraj Jain, Chief Executive Officer, WaterAid in India; Shiva Balivada, Popularly called ‘Father of Nanotechnology Applications in India’; Dr Gourdas Choudhuri, Director and HOD-Gastroenterology and Hepatobiliary Sciences, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon; Dr Jatinder Singh, Sr. Secretary- CSR, Innovation, Education & Skill Development, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Also Vijay Chaddha, Chief Executive Officer, Bharti Foundation, Bharti Enterprises; Sandeep Dave, Director – Marketing, Neptune Industries Limited; Sunil Ramdas Agrawal, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist, Mentor-IndiaCSR Group; Anvar Sadath, CEO, Eram Scientific Solutions Pvt Ltd (Producer of etoilet); Radheshyam Gomla, Former Sarpanch, Trainer of stockholders of Panchayat Raj Institutions, Social Worker; Dr Sanjay Kumar Singh, Associate Professor & Head, Department of Humanities, OPJIT, Raigarh.
The 2nd edition of India Sanitation Summit will be a Summit of its kind in India, which will address one of the most important & basic issue of ‘Toilet and Saniatation’ in our Indian Society. The summit is committed to bring some of the most renowned and competent speakers and experts from across the globe. A number of research agencies, social scientists and thought leaders dealing in sanitation and toilet issues from the country will be participating in the summit. Prominent speakers/Sanitation crusaders and Large no of participants are expected to gather in this one day Grand summit.