Friday, May 1, 2015

PRESIDENT OF INDIA INAUGURATES CII NATIONAL SUMMIT ON CSR

PRESIDENT OF INDIA INAUGURATES CII NATIONAL SUMMIT ON CSR

CII  organized its National Summit on CSR 2015 – with the theme Partnering the National Agenda today at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.

The objective of National CSR Summit is to create a strong, sustainable CSR movement that seeks to address the crucial issues to generate ideas on matters relating to CSR.

Dr Raghupati Singhania, Chairman & Managing Director, JK Tyre & Industries, co-chaired the summit and offered the vote of thanks at the inaugural session of the Summit in presence of Hon’ble President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee.

First session of the day was “The Boardroom Conversation”. The panelists included Dr Raghupati Singhania, JK Tyre, Mr Rakesh Bharti Mittal – Chairman, CII National CSR Summit 2015 and Vice Chairman, Bharti Enterprises, Shri Ashish Chauhan, Managing Director & CEO, Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), Mr Pabitra Narayan Roy Chowdhury - Advisor, Strategic Planning and Sustainability, Adani Group, Mr Harpal Singh - Mentor and Chairman Emeritus - Fortis Healthcare.

Shri Pranab Mukherjee, Hon’ble President of India honoured the Summit by agreeing to be the Chief Guest. He unveiled the logo for CII’s new initiative called ‘Sammaan. He then delivered the Inaugural Address with  Ms Anjuly Chib Duggal, Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs.

The inaugural session was followed by the Secretaries’ panel with Mr Ram Sewak Sharma, Secretary DEIT, Ministry of ICT, Mr Lov Sharma, Secy, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Mr Y S Oberai, Secretary, Ministry of Women and Child Development and Mr Sunil Arora, Secretary, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.

The summit focussed on the key national priorities and programmes that the Government has articulated and how India Inc can partner through their CSR interventions.

Attached are the two images from the summit. Caption for the second image is enclosed below-

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RtoL - Dr Raghupati Singhania - Chairman and Managing Director - JK Tyre & Industries, Mr Chandrajit Banerjee, Ms Anjuly Chib Duggal, Hon President Shri Pranab Mukherjee, S Ramadorai, Mr Sumit Mazumdar, Mr Rakesh Bharti Mittal

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