Pune International Centre to hold its 8th national conference on social innovation

Pune International Centre to hold its 8th national conference on social innovation

PUNE: The Pune International Centre (PIC) has organized its eighth national conference on social innovation (NCSI) in association with the National Innovation Foundation & Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai on Friday December 4 from 3:30 pm to 6.30 pm and on Saturday December 5 from 3 pm to 6.30 pm. The participation is free and open to all on prior registration.
The 8th National Conference on social Innovation hosted by PIC will recognize 18 social innovators from urban, rural and tribal categories out of 100 entries from various fields including education, health and environment. Each category will have 6 innovators, out of which 1 from each category will be chosen as winner. The winners will be offered a cash prize of Rs 50,000.
The two-day online event will host dignitaries including Dr. R A Mashelkar, President, PIC, Dr. Vijay Kelkar, Vice President, PIC, Prashant Girbhane, Hon. Director, PIC and Abhay Vaidya, Asso. Director, PIC. Speakers including Shrikant Vaidya, Chairman, Indian Oil Corporation, Vijay Mahajan, CEO and Director, Rajiv Gandhi foundation and Rajiv Gandhi Institute for Contemporary studies, Prakash Apte, Chairman, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Vipin Kumar, Director, National Innovation Foundation and Dr. Kiran Kulkarni, Director, Urban Development will be present at the conference.

Source From : Times Of India

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