NEW DELHI: Charkha Dialogue dedicated to Sustainable Farming, Khadi, Microenterprises and Rural Development is being organised on October 11, 2019 in India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. The Dialogue (Samvad) will witness 20 eminent leaders from government, business, civil society, international agencies and academia.
The forum has been established by India CSR, the largest network on CSR and Sustainability and Bhor Trust, a non-profit working on Gandhi’s literature.
Jagran Pehel, social arm of Dainik Jagran Group is the co-host of the forum. Lupin Foundation is the social sector partner of this prestigious knowledge platform. Dainik Jagran, Naidunia, Khet Khalihan, Dainik Jagran inext, 91.1 FM Radio City and BIG FM are media partners of the mega forum
The Dialogue will witness more than 200 eminent leaders from government, business, civil society, international agencies and academia. Charkha Dialogue promotes collaborative and collective approach towards rural development, micro enterprise development and elimination of poverty.
The eminent leaders who will speak at the Dialogue include Cabinet Ministers Narendra Singh Tomar and Thawar Chand Gehlot, MoS Pratap Chandra Sarangi, and Goa Governor Mridula Sinha.
India CSR Founder and Founder of Charkha Dialogue Rusen Kumar said, “The national level forum will include discussions on the evidence and experiences, deliberations on government policies on Rural India. It will also have dialogues on the best opportunities available.”
The First ever forum will witness the best practice examples from public and private sector and development groups that have worked effectively on rural development, will also be discussed, Kumar said.
Anuranjan Jha, senior Journalist and convenor of the forum said, “Gandhi and his ideas on rural development are still relevant today. It is therefore important to bring these ideas into mainstream of social discourses. With this conference, I believe we will be able to sensitise the stakeholders directly or indirectly engaged in rural economy, governance, policies and implementation.”
Here is the list of esteemed guests and invited speakers:
Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, Hon’ble Union Minister, Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
Shri Thawar Chand Gehlot, Hon’ble Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment
Smt. Mridula Sinha, Hon’ble Governor, Goa
Shri Pratap Candra Sarangi, Hon’ble Minister of State for MSME
Shri Prabhat Jha, Hon’ble Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha
Shri Rusen Kumar, Founder, India CSR Network, Founder, Charkha Dialogue
Shri Anuranjan Jha, Senior Journalist and Convenor of the Charkha Dialogue
Shri Sarvamitra Sharma, Chairman and Founder, Jagran Pehel, Dainik Jagran Group
Prof. Hitesh Bhatt, Director, IRMA
Padma Shri Bharat Bhushan Tyagi, Progressive Farmer
Shri Umendra Dutt, Kheti Virasat Mission
Smt. Poornima Savargaonkar, Founder, Soil and Soul
Shri Sita Ram Gupta, Executive Director, Lupin Foundation, Lupin Limited
Shri Ganesh Neelam, ED-CINI, TATA Trusts
Shri Praveen Karn, CSR Head, Spark Minda Group
Smt. Bimla. N. Bissell, Founder, Udyogini
Shri Raju Sharma, CSR Head, IndiGo Airlines
Shri Anshu Gupta Founder, Goonj (Award winning social worker)
Shri Shishir Sinha, Deputy Editor, Hindu Business Line
Shri Arvind Mohan, Former Editor, Hindustan
Shri Sunil Ramdas Agrawal, Philanthropist and Social Worker, Chairman Radmdas Draupadi Foundation
Smt. Anagha Mahajani, General Manager, Ambuja Cement Foundation
Shri Apresh Mishra, Editor, India CSR Network
It is by invitation forum. Please register at https://indiacsr.in/
Charkha Dialogue: The annual forum is designed for key people of larger organisations making significant contribution to the progress of nation and welfare of the people at large. As India is celebrating 150th birth anniversary of Mahatama Gandhi Ji, Charkha Dialogue (Samvad), the mega summit dedicated to the Gandhian philosophy on rural economy, governance, and sustainable development. The forum focuses on the significance of rural economy in equality, freedom and justice, Sustainable Development, and decentralization of economy and governance. Continuing endeavour to promote Gandhian Philosophy on rural economy, progress and prosperity is need of hours. The forum will discussion on how our rural economy and development works, khadi, handloom, Swadeshi products, small & micro enterprises, organic farming, water, sanitation and livestock management can play crucial role in fulfilling the dreams of Gandhi Ji.
About the Organisers
India CSR Network: India CSR Network, one of the largest knowledge and information disseminator of Corporate Sustainability & Responsibility (CSR) has been making significant contributions through adding new dimensions and perspectives to the domain of CSR and Sustainability over a decade.
The BHOR: BHOR, a non – profit registered charitable organization was founded in 2009 with the conviction to serve mankind unconditionally thus sending one good thought to the world. Selfless service resulting from that Nobel thought will be stored and will break one link in the chain of impurity in the world.