VikasAnvesh Foundation

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28 August 2018

Registration 9.30-10.00

Chief Guest: Ms. Shantha Sinha, Chairperson of the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights

Title: Conditions, Behaviour and Consequnces of Bathing Practices of Rural Women in India
Speaker: Ms. Meghna Mukherjee, VikasAnvesh Foundation

Tea 11:00 – 11:15

Title: Current status and barriers to digital inclusion in rural NER
Speaker: Mrinalinee Khanikar
Affiliation: Rastriya Grameen Vikas Nidhi, Guwahati

Title: Extent of Digital Inclusion in Telangana
Speaker: Kishore Kumar
Affiliation: Tata Trusts, Hyderabad

Title: Progress towards digital inclusion in rural Gudibande, Chakballapur
Speaker: Kiran Sen
Affiliation: Bangalore

Title: Digital Financial inclusion: overview of shortcomings
Speaker: VP Gulati
Affiliation: Tata Trusts, Hyderabad

Title: Experience of promoting digital literacy among women
Speaker: AFARM team
Affiliation: AFARM, Pune

Title: Synthesis of studies on Digital Inclusion from various States
Speaker: Sanjiv Phansalkar
Affiliation: VAF, Pune

Lunch 13:45 – 14:30

Parallel sessions

Title: Synthesis Paper-Field based study
Speaker: Archana Chandola

Title: Experiences of MART Rural
Speaker: Benjamin Matthew
Affiliation: Head of Strategy, Partner, MART Global Management Solutions LLP

Title: Experiences of MART Rural
Collaborators: Parthasarthy, Nimisha, Suresh Sharma

Title: Experience from Market Research Industry
Speaker: Hemant Mehta
Affiliation: Managing Director, at Kantar IMRB and Chief Strategy Officer, Kantar South Asia.

Title: Rural Markets Research-Practitioner viewpoint
Speaker: SK Mohanta
Affiliation: Director, Ecociate Consultants Pvt. Ltd

Title: Study-Consumption and Enterprises
Speaker: Manoj Mishra

Title: Impact of water harvesting structures on lives and livelihoods of farmers in Chikkaballapura district, Karnataka
Speaker: Kiran Kumar Sen
Affiliation: Wipro Sustainability Seeding Fellow

Title: Reviving India’s tanks to achieve drought resilience
Speaker: Manisha Shah
Affiliation: IWMI-TATA Project

Title: Findings from the multi-location impact assessment of water-harvesting structures
Speaker: Meghna Mukharjee
Affiliation: VAF

Title: Working with the Maharashtra government on Jalayukta-Shivar
Speaker: Pooja Lodha
Affiliation: IITB

Poster Presentations
Time: 17:00 – 17:30
Venue: Foyer

Gems of Purest Ray Serene
(About 15 of the 22 remarkable social workers profiled in the book “Gems of Purest Ray Serene” will be gracing the occasion)

29 August 2018

Title: Does the Development Discourse Ignore Women as Individuals?
Speaker: Shushma Iyengar

Tea 11:00 – 11:15

Parallel sessions

Title: Opportunity Gaps in Rural and Urban India: two districts of Assam
Speaker: Nimisha Barkotoki
Affiliation: Magic Bus, Guwahati

Title: The inequality in opportunities for rural and urban youth in Rajasthan
Speaker: Jaipal Singh Kaushik
Affiliation: Jaipur

Title: Opportunity gaps experienced by rural youth in Telangana
Speaker: Archana Londhe
Affiliation: Hyderabad

Title: Synthesis of Studies on Opportunity Gaps from Various States
Speaker: Sanjiv Phansalkar
Affiliation: VAF, Pune

Title: Experiences of women of Sundarban
Speaker: Suma Mujumdar
Affiliation: Research fellow, The Researcher

Title: Field study from rural Telangana
Speaker: Spurthi Kolipaka
Affiliation: Independant researcher

Title: Quantitative Study from Udaipur
Speaker: Abhijeet Jadhav
Affiliation: Senior researcher, VAF

Title: Roll the wheel to driver away the drudgery
Speaker: Executive Officer
Affiliation: Nilkamal Plastics

Title: Bio-gas and impact on rural women
Speaker: Executive Officer
Affiliation: Bio-Systema

Title: Understanding leadership in Collectives
Speaker: Bikalp Chamola
Affiliation: VikasAnvesh Foundation

Title: Incentives and Motives for leaders in Collectives
Speaker: Jaipal Singh Kaushik
Affiliation: Ex COO of Rajasthan State Livelihood Mission

Title: Social Network Analysis: An approach to understand leadeship
Speaker: Bikalp Chamola
Affiliation: VikasAnvesh Foundation

(Will update)

Lunch 13:45 – 14:30

Title: Motivation for Social Enterprise Research and a Review*
Speaker: Dr. Ajit Kanitkar

Title: Research and Knowledge Building on Social Enterprises:TISS expereince*
Speaker: Prof. Satyajit Majumdar
Affiliation: Professor, Centre for Social Entrepreneurship , School of Management and Labour Studies

Title: Incubating Social Enterprises: IRMA experience*
Speaker: Prof. Shambhu Prasad
Affiliation: Professor, General Management: Strategy and Policy

Title: Nine years of Social Enterpreneurship Conferences and Awards:XLRI expereince*
Speaker: Prof. Madhukar Shukla
Affiliation: Chairperson, Fr Arrupe Center for Ecology & Sustainability and Professor (OB & Strategic Mgt) at XLRI Jamshedpur

Title: Studying social enterprises
Speaker: Ms.Usha Ganesh
Affiliation: Advisor – Consulting & Research at Intellecap
Speaker: Prof. Tara Nair
Affiliation: Professor – Gujarat Institute of Development Research
Speaker: Dr. Vanita Vishwanath
Affiliation: Board Member of Jagriti and Chairperson of Aajeevika Bureau.

Title: What is it to be a Social Enterpreneur?
Speaker: Mr. Maruti Chapke and Mr. Anjaney Bhutada
Affiliation: Directors, Fresh Produce Value Creation Services and Krishi Pragati Foundation
Speaker:Mr. Rangu Rao
Affiliation: CEO – Safe Harvest Pvt. ltd

Tea 17:15 – 17:30

Researching Development and Developing Research
Ideation Workshop on VAF Research Agenda for 2018-2019

30 August 2018

Issues in Agricultural Stagnation in Eastern India

Tea 10:30 – 10:45

Understanding the issues of the marginalised in the eastern states of India
(Will be updated soon)

Lunch and wrap up 13:30 -14:30