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Mobile for Good 2015 - Regional Event

This year, NASSCOM Foundation, through its program the NASSCOM Social Innovation Forum, has joined hands with the Vodafone Foundation for its ‘Mobile for Good’ (M4G) Awards, to recognise and support innovative mobile solutions that are addressing social development issues and helping transform lives in India. The platform awards and provides seed grants to six best projects that are using mobiles for outreach and impact.


Through this one day conference on ‘Mobile for Good’, we aim to create awareness about the relevance and impact of mobile technology in critical areas such as health, education, agriculture and environment, women empowerment and inclusive development, and governance by engaging all stakeholders in the respective region.


Venue: Taj Banjara, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad

Date: 2nd July 2015

Time: 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM


To register for the event, please write to: mobileforgood.india@vodafone.com




10.00 – 10.30: Registration and networking tea

10.30 – 10.35: Security Briefing by the Hotel

10.35 – 10.40: Welcome by NASSCOM Foundation

10.40 – 10.50: About NASSCOM Foundation, Rumi Mallick Mitra, VP, NASSCOM Foundation

10.50 – 11.00: About M4G and VF, Madhu Singh Sirohi, Head, Vodafone Foundation, India

11.00 – 11.15: Key note address - Shri Jayesh Ranjan, Secretary to Govt of Telangana,IT, Electronics and Communications dept. and Commissioner of Industries

11.15 – 11.30: Address by Pawnesh Maniramka, Head - Finance, Vodafone Andhra Pradesh circle, followed by QnA

11.30 – 11.45: Showcasing NGO projects - Nasima Sheikh, Lead, Swayam Sikshan Prayog Health Services, Followed by QnA

11.45 – 12.00: Showcasing NGO projects - Padam Kumar Jain, Program Leader, Self-Reliant Initiatives through Joint ActioN (SRIJAN) Followed by QnA

12.00 – 01.00: Leveraging Mobiles as a tool for inclusive development,

Moderated by Rumi Mallick Mitra, VP, NASSCOM Foundation

Panellists – Ayyappa Nagubandi, Co Founder, Possibillion Inc

                   Aditya Vuchi, Founder, Zippr

                   Sanjay Kamtam, Founder & CEO at Votary Softech Solutions Pvt. Ltd

                   Dipika Prasad, Manager - Strategy Consulting at Intellecap

                   David Hogg, Chief Sustainability Officer- Livelihoods, Naandi Foundation, Hyderabad

01.00 – 01.20: Presentation by Grant Thorton on M4G 2015 – How to apply, followed by QnA

01.20 – 01.30: Vote of thanks and Closing Remarks

01.30 – 02.30: Networking Lunch


To register for the event, please write to: mobileforgood.india@vodafone.com

RSVP: Divya@nasscomfoundation.org







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