This plenary sessions focusses on the role of the three pillars - government, business and civil society in enabling India’s development, the major challenges faced by each,
the key points of intersection, and how the collaboration between Samaaj, Sarkar and Bazaar can be strengthened.
The Accelerating India’s Transition to a New Economy panel will begin with opening remarks from the Chief Economic Advisor on Covid relief measures and ongoing priorities for government investment from a macro-economic perspective. The panel will focus on the importance of human capital development for India’s development journey, explore the role of women, the importance of education and the need for skilling youth, highlighting the key challenges in each area and commenting on current efforts by government, business and nonprofits, the impact of the Covid pandemic, and the path to scale efforts to educate our kids, skill our youth, and increase the participation of women in our evolving economy.
The plenary session on Purposeful Philanthropy discusses the evolution of philanthropy in India and the role of philanthropic capital in system change. Panelists then explore the importance of a committed partnership between philanthropists and nonprofits and models of funding including venture philanthropy.
The Resilient Health Systems plenary will focus on the urgent need for a strong and efficient public health system that provides equitable access to basic medical services and has the capacity and resilience to deliver during humanitarian and health crises like the covid pandemic. The panel will explore how we can instil a culture of humanity, learning and accountability in the healthcare ecosystem, and share specific ideas on what India needs to meet SDG3 (good health and well-being) targets.
This plenary session on An Institutional Approach to Sustainable Development explores the role of civil society organizations as instruments of change and institution building in our development journey. The panel discusses ideas for increasing the participation of nonprofits and their evolution into instruments for systemic change.
This plenary session discusses the role of startups in solving critical problems of development in terms of addressing wicked problems, bringing new innovations and competitive dynamics into business, and creating new jobs and wealth. Panelists will focus on enabling factors for startups to play a significant role in solving the major challenges faced by India, and share their thoughts on how startups can participate more actively in development.
With the development sector grappling with shrinking resources, the way forward requires a coming together of all stakeholders - nonprofits, government, corporates, foundations, academia and philanthropists. Engaging them in a dialogue on the most pressing issues of our time.
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