SearchDonation.com
Posted by: 2018-05-30 12:50:28 , By Admin

NEW DELHI, 29 May 2018: Commerce, Industry and Civil Aviation Minister, Mr. Suresh Prabhu, suggested here today that corporates could meaningfully channelise CSR funds through scientific interventions and collaborate with NGOs  for reaching out to the needy sections of society.

Inaugurating the conference on 'Promoting Scientific Interventions for Transforming India through CSR' organised by FICCI in association with Vijnana Bharathi (Vibha), Mr. Prabhu said that science was the driving force for socio-economic development in a resource-scarce country like India. It was therefore imperative to usher in scientific innovations for the good of the people.

Underlining the importance of science for society, Mr. Prabhu said CSR should be construed as 'Corporate Scientific Relationship' as such an approach was the way forward to solving the multifarious problems of the country.

NITI Aayag Member, Dr. V. K. Saraswat,  pointed out that "If we have to really make an economic impact through S&T and improve our position in Global Innovation Index of 60 out of 143, we have to alter our S&T Innovation eco-system." This, he said, would require global leadership in science, engineering, technology, manufacturing, and innovation.

He emphasized the need for excellence directed basic research, applied research including pre-competitive applied research, particularly in critical technologies and in R&D-led technology development and innovation. 

Dr. Saraswat said that there is a need to focus on many  sectors of exceptional national importance where the market is unlikely to produce the desirable outcome on its own.  These include alternative clean energy sources, design & Make in India, defence and aerospace and IT-enabled healthcare services.

Secretary General of FICCI, Mr. Dilip Chenoy,  said FICCI has been working very closely with economists, business leaders, social scientists and innovators for designing and developing solutions for public good. FICCI's Millennium Alliance is one such inclusive platform which leverages Indian creativity, expertise, and resources to identify and scale innovative solutions being developed and tested in India to address development challenges to benefit base of the pyramid populations across India and the world.

Mr. A. Jayakumar, Secretary General, Vibha, stated that his organization had identified 1000 associates in 18 states which work with the community through science and technological interventions. The effort is to connect science with these organisations to impart efficiency and effectiveness in their operations.

Mr. N P Rajive, Executive Director, Vibha Vani, gave a presentation on the methodology of implementation of the focal themes of the government and how corporates could participate for successful implementation of their CSR projects.

Read more: Click Here

Browse News By

» News By State
» News By Category
» News By City
» News By Country

Our Services

» Website Designing
» Proposal Writing For NGO
» Annual Reports Writing
» E-commerce Website Designing
» Payment Gateway
» SEO, SMO & Digital Marketing
» Advertise With Us

Read more...

Latest Jobs in NGO

Field Officer/Block In-Charge

  Association Of Limratech social Development "ALSD"
  2018-08-12         Bihar
View & Apply

Field Coordinator

  Going to School (GTS)
  2018-08-04         Bihar
View & Apply

Program Officer - Girls' Education Program

  Room to Read
  2018-07-30         Maharashtra
View & Apply

State Program Head

  Sampark Foundation
  2018-08-05         Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh
View & Apply

Read more... List Jobs For Free

You may like similar news

Widespread uranium contamination found in India's groundwater

  2018-06-08 06:32:20

DURHAM, N.C. - A new Duke University-led study has found widespread uranium contamination in groundwater from aquifers in 16 Indian states. The main source of the uranium contamination is natural, but human factors such as groundwater-table decline ...

Read in detail

N/Core, Cisco to incubate 8 tech-focused nonprofits

  2018-06-01 14:00:35

Bengaluru: Nonprofit incubator N/Core on Monday said it had selected 8 early-stage nonprofits for a 6-month incubation programme. This is its first technology focused track, and is in partnership with Cisco. The organizations were picked from a pool...

Read in detail

MNRE enhances limit of solar subsidy from 400kW to 10 MW

  2016-05-12 07:05:14

To push for solar rooftop power plants (SPV) in Chandigarh, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has increased the subsidy of 30 per cent for installing solar photovoltaic (SPV) power plants on residential and other private buildings from ...

Read in detail

All phones sold in India from 2017 will have panic button, in-built GPS

  2016-04-26 07:14:09

Minister of Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad has signed an order mandating facility of a panic button and in-built global positioning system (GPS) from January 1, 2017, and January 1, 2018, respectively. ?Technology is s...

Read in detail

Misinformed NGO Campaigns About Harm From Mobile Towers: Telecom Minister

  2016-04-08 07:57:22

New Delhi: Questioning the NGO campaigns against mobile towers Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said that developed nations such as US or China has never faced such an issue. He said that people have "misplaced concerns" about radiation fr...

Read in detail

Read more »

Jobs In NGOs/Company

    

New Funds For NGOs

Read More »

Upcoming Events

Education Promotion Society For India (EPSI) Organizes 4th Indian Pavillion At 70th NAFSA Annual Conference

Education Promotion Society for India (EPSI), a National body representing wide spectrum of education sector and education service providers has organ More »

Read more » Post Events For Free

    

Top Blogs

Why opening a bank account does not mean you are financially literate

Ideal financial societies provide safe and convenient ways of managing simple monetary affairs. Financial inclusion is the philosophy of providing aff More »

Read more » Post Blog For Free

Top Videos

 
 

Watch more » Post Videos For Here

    

Latest News

Widespread uranium contamination found in India's groundwater

DURHAM, N.C. - A new Duke University-led study has found widespread uranium contamination in groundwater from aquifers in 16 Indian states. The main More »

Read more » Post News For Free