Policy Initiatives

Event Details
  • December 5th, Wednesday, 3:45pm - 6:00pm
Rohan Sandhu

Rohan Sandhu

Associate Director International Innovation Corps

Session Description

For the first half of the Interactive Showcase, each policy initiative will be presented to the audience with a specific opportunities/request for social investment resources, including but not limited to funding, technical assistance, in kind support, social capital, value chain.

Preview of Policy Initiatives presented: 

  • Hisht-Pusht (a Health & Nutrition initiative) by Ranchi District (State of Jharkhand) and DHFL
  • Women Entrepreneurship Platform by the NITI Aayog and International Innovation Corps
  • State Transformation Programme by Edelgive Foundation and the Government of Maharashtra
  • Project Catalyst by Lend A Hand India and Government of Delhi

This is followed by insights and opportunities that the expert panel will want to raise for the initiatives to explore.

View Part 2 of the Interactive Showcase format here.

Interactive Showcase Key Takeaways

  • Gain a practitioner-oriented perspective on the actionable opportunities for social investment and policy initiatives to work together;
  • Crowdsource ideas and feedback from the audience on how to engage non-traditional allies that provide resources for impact;
  • Learn how policymakers can work effectively on cross-cutting issues with intra-government partners, social investors and civil society organizations to achieve greater impact.


  • Rai Mahimapat Ray

    Rai Mahimapat Ray

    Deputy Commissioner, District Magistrate and Collector, Ranchi Deputy Commissioner Office (Ranchi district)

  • Siddhi Lad

    Siddhi Lad

    COO DHFL Changing Lives Foundation

  • Shriya Sethi

    Shriya Sethi

    Director International Innovation Corps IIC

  • Naghma Mulla

    Naghma Mulla

    COO EdelGive Foundation

  • Raj Gilda

    Raj Gilda

    Co-founder Lend A Hand India

  • Abishek Gupta

    Abishek Gupta

    Hon. Advisor to Dy CM (NCT of Delhi) on Skills Development Dept of Technical Education and School Education, Government of Delhi

  • Aditya Natraj

    Aditya Natraj

    Founder and Director Kaivalya Education Foundation (KEF)

  • Vishal Solanki

    Vishal Solanki

    Commissioner, Education Government of India

  • Anna Roy

    Anna Roy

    Advisor NITI Aayog

AVPN India Summit 2018 Recap

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