‘Sankalp Forum’ one of the world’s largest aggregation of social enterprises beings in Mumbai, april 16’th.
The Sankalp Forum brings together impact based social enterprises that are geared towards building solutions for an under-served population.
These are enterprises that work across India to create impact – in the areas of healthcare, education,clean energy (renewable), technology for development and agri businesses.
In attendance will be representatives from UNDP, USAID, The World Bank, IFC, Village Capital, Villgro, German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Department of Industrial Development (DFID UK Governments grant arm ), GIZ ( German Governments grant arm) , Akshaya Patra, Deshpande Foundation, Ashoka Singapore Advisory Council, Legatum and other stakeholders in this will be swarming Renaissance Powai on 16th, 17th and 18th of April 2013.
Sankalp’s Annual Summit is the largest social enterprises focused gathering in the World. In its 5th year, Sankalp’s Annual Summit has now become the largest social enterprise focused gathering in the world, and in 2013 it partnered with Unconvention to become the Sankalp Unconvention Summit.
Sankalp-Artha Grand prize of USD 40,000 has also been announced. This will honour the five sector winners of the Sankalp Awards itself. Prakash Bakshi, the Chairman of National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development, William Hammink is the Mission Director of USAID/India , Sunil Kaushal is Regional Chief Executive, India & South Asia, Standard Chartered constitute the jury for the Artha Awards.