KLS IMER organized one day seminar on "Social Entrepreneurship Education & Corporate Social Responsibility" in collaboration with IIT, Chennai under the aegis of UKISEEN (United Kingdom India Social Entrepreneurship Education Network). UKISEEN is an active network anchored by IIT, Chennai to strengthen Social Entrepreneurship Education across India.
Prof. Satyajit Majumdar, Professor, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai; Prof. L. S. Ganesh, Professor, IIT, Chennai; Dr. Neelam Maheshwari, Director, Deshpande Foundation were the resource people from Academia. They all shared the initiatives undertaken by these Institutions to strengthen Social Entrepreneurship Education and building necessary ecosystem to foster Social Entrepreneurship across the nation. Panel discussion was moderated by Dr. Purushottam Bung, Professor, KLS IMER.
Sri R. S. Balasubramanyam, Head-CSR, Aditya Birla Nuvo Limited; Sri. Jayant Humbarwadi, JMD-Ashoka Iron Works and President-Jay Bharat Foundation, Belagavi; CSR Executives from AEQUS Foundation, Belagavi; CSR executives from Dalmia Cements, Yadwad and Dalmia Sugars were the resource people from Industry. They all shared the initiatives undertaken by their companies as part of CSR and avenues for working closely with Educational Institutions. Panel discussion was moderated by Dr. Kirti Shivakumar, Professor KLS IMER.
Around 40 participants from Industry and Academia participated in the seminar. Mr. James Rajanayagam, Sr. Project Advisor, CSIE (Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship), IIT Chennai, introduced the participants to UKISEEN and advised them to become members of UKISEEN and participate in all the activities organized under UKISEEN.
Seminar was inaugurated by Dr. S. G. Chiniwar, Director, KLS IMER & Dr. Purushottam Bung, Dr. Kirti Shivakumar, Prof. Rahul Mailcontractor were the coordinators of the event.