Pune, May 14, 2019 : ‘‘In last five years, more and more companies have started to take much more proactive approach about the CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) funding. As a result of this, they have started to think about how it can make a difference or impact.’’, Said Dr. Naushad Forbes, Co-Chairman, Forbes Marshall and Trustee, Pune International Centre (PIC). He was speaking at the unveiling of a policy paper prepared by PIC, named ‘Governance & Effectiveness of NGOs – The Way Ahead’.
The programme was organized by PIC at Navalmal Firodia Hall on Senapati Bapat Road today. Programme was chaired by Pradeep Bhargava, President, MCCIA. Authors of the policy paper Madhukar Kotwal, Former Member, Board of Directors, Larsen & Toubro (L&T), India, Rajendra Erande, Corporate Advisor, Allied Digital Services Ltd (ADSL), Sridhar Jayaraman, Secretary and Compliance Officer, Bajaj Auto Ltd., Vinayak Kelkar, Lead Corporate Sustainability, Praj Industries Ltd. Along with Hitendra Singh of PIC were present among the dignitaries.
Pradip Bhargava said that the NGO sector is outstanding, as it is all about clarity of goal, honesty of purpose, vision and tenacity. There are 3.3 Million NGOs in India and this report puts forth some good recommendations about how these institutions can achieve governance and efficiency at the same time.