BENGALURU: The Third Annual Rotary Karnataka CSR Conference and Awards attended by Dr. Ashwath Narayan C.N., Deputy Chief Minister, Minister for Higher Education, IT & BT, Science & Technology, Skill Development, Entrepreneurship and Livelihood, Karnataka State, in the presence of District Rotary Governor Dr. Sameer Hariani and President, Prathima C speaking at the occasion, Dy Chief Minister, Dr. Ashwathnarayan urged corporates to focus their CSR projects on pre-primary schools and anganwadi.
The Conference Chair, Abhishek Ranjan said that the conference is to celebrate the contribution made by various stakeholders towards community service in Karnataka for socio-economic development of this State. The theme of this years’ conference is “Connecting Corporates and Communities’’.
The conference discussed following focus areas during the day – Sports in CSR, D&I, Healthcare, Education in Public Schools, ISR, Skill Development & Livelihood.
District Rotary Governor Dr. Sameer Hariani and Dy CM Dy. CM, Dr. Ashwathnarayan C. N. awarded the following Winners of Karnataka NGO and CSR Awards 2020.
NGO AWARDS 2020 Winners
Basic Education and Literacy – The Akshaya Patra Foundation
Agriculture and Rural Development – Deshpande Foundation
Skill Development and Livelihoods – Samarthanam Trust for the disabled and Karnataka Health Promotion Trust (Joint winners)
Women and Child Development and Differently abled – Society’s Care for Indigent
Health, Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation – Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna trust
CSR AWARDS 2020 Winners
Basic Education and Literacy – Intuit India
Technology in CSR/ Digital Education – Capgemini, India
Volunteering /ISR – Cisco
Women and Child Development – Mphasis Ltd
Support for people with disabilities – Indusland Bank Ltd
Environment and Agriculture and Rural Development –
(Special Recognition) Antrix Corporation Limited
Winner – Dalmia Bharat Limited
Health, Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation – Narayana Health
Skill Development and Livelihoods – Mindtree Foundation
The first ever Responsible Education Awards in partnership with SIBM Bengaluru to promote Responsible Education in Schools and Colleges were given to following schools and higher education institutes.
Responsible Education Awards – HIGHER EDUCATION CATEGORY
IFIM Business School, Bangalore
Surana College, Bangalore
Second Runner -UP
Christ University and Swamy Vivekananda Rural First Grade College, Bangalore
Winner – Schools
Responsible Education Awards – SCHOOL CATEOGRY
Winner –Presidency School
Runner – Sujana Vidhya Mandira, Bangalore
The Conference was attended by CSR and Social Development Sector contributors and subject experts, including business leaders, CEOs, Chairmen and Managing Directors of Private and Public Sectors and high-level Government officials, business leaders, industrialists, policy makers, parliamentarians, NGO’s, governance & CSR professionals.