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Inclusive India Forum

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Inclusive India Forum

About

IIM Udaipur in association with the Harvard Business School Club of India hosted the Inclusive India Forum on 26th July- 2014 at the IIMU campus.

The concept

We strongly believe that the corporate and social sectors complement each other – the corporate sector brings a wealth of knowledge in systems, financial management and business environment while the social sector has the knowledge and skill-set to interact with the local communities especially at the grassroots level for mass mobilizationwork, leading tosocial and economic transformation. However, corporates need to develop a more detailed perspective on the social sector for a better understanding of the roles and expectations of the corporate sector. This forum is an attempt to provide a platform so that corporates and voluntary agencies with matching value systems and ideologies can come together and have a dialogue, facilitating a mutually beneficial complementary partnership. A synergistic successful relationship will ensure that social capital can be utilized in the best manner possible to reap the maximum possible social returns for existing and hitherto unreached segments of society.

Event Supporter

The event was supported by NASSCOM Foundation.

Delegates and Representatives

The event was attended by Harvard Business School alumni, CEOs / CSR Head of Corporations, NGOs and the students of IIMU. Representatives from companies including Airtel, Axis Bank, BP India, Brookings India, Coca-Cola, DLF, Essar Foundation, Ernst & Young, Forbes Marshall, Hindustan Zinc, HPCL, ITC, IOCL, Max India Foundation, Mphasis, NASSCOM Foundation, and Secure participated in the forum.

NGO heads

NGO heads and co-founders of Aajevika Bureau, ACCESS Development Services, Akshaya Patra Foundation, Ananya Finance, Arth, ASA, BAIF, BASIX, British Council, Concern India, Drishtee, IBTADA, IIMPACT, Jatan, Lokpanchayat, Marie Stopes International, Pan Himalaya Foundation, Piramal Foundation, Plan International, RGVN, Seva Mandir, Sewa Rural, Shaishav, Smile Foundation, Unnati, Uthan, VANI, VidyaBhavan, YOJAK took part in the forum.

Schedule

Time

SessionSpeakers
0830 to 0900 hrsRegistration
0900 to 0930 hrsWelcome Address Introduction / Keynote - ObjectivesDr. Ganesh Natarajan / Prof Janat Shah
0930 to 1100 hrsPanel discussion –
The corporate world on the social sector
Adil Zainulbhai – Senior Advisor, McKinsey India
Arvind Nair – Chairman, Carpe Diem Capital
Janat Shah – Director, IIM Udaipur
Neera Nundy – Partner and Co-founder, Dasra
S. Ravichandran - Head - Corporate Responsibility, Cummins India
Moderator – Dr. Ganesh Natarajan
1100 to 1130 hrsBreak
1130 to 1300 hrsPanel discussion –
What works and what does not?
Aditya Nataraj- CEO, Kaivalya Education Foundation
Dr. Uma Ganesh – CEO, Global Talent Track
Ajay Mehta – President, Seva Mandir
Rita Soni – CEO, NASSCOM Foundation
Anoop Kaul– National Head, Basix
Moderator Anshul Arora, CEO - Edvance Group
1300 to 1400 hrsLunch
1400 to 1600 hrsParallel Breakout sessions
- Education
- Healthcare
- Livelihood
Led by HBS Club lead and Social enterprise vertical lead
(Key note speakers to be identified for each)
- Education
- Healthcare
- Livelihood (Urban and rural)
1600 to 1630 hrsTea
1630 to 1730 hrsSharing of learningsConsolidation of the break-away sessions by the moderators. Discussion anchored by Dr. Ganesh Natarajan
1730 to 1745 hrsConcluding Remarks - Way ForwardDr. Ganesh Natarajan and Janat Shah.
1745 to 1800 hrsVote of Thanks
1800 hrs onwardsCultural Program