4 TH NATIONAL SEMINAR ON CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY INTIATIVE-2019
8 June,2019, Bhubaneswar: Initiating with the pledge of uplifting the downtrodden
community in our society, the 4th National Seminar on Corporate Social Responsibility
Intiative-2019 was held on 8 June,2019 at the Hotel New Marion, Bhubaneswar inviting a
number of representatives from different companies, students and enthusiasts all over the
India. The seminar was successfully hosted by the Institute of Quality and Environment
Management Services, Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad and Odisha State
Productivity Council. The main theme of the Seminar was “Transition to Transformation
–The next Gen CSR”.
At the commencement of the seminar, opening remark was stated by the Session chairman
Dr. S.K.Panda, IAS(Retd.),Former Secretary ,Ministry of Textile. 11 invited speakers
addressed issues regarding funding by large companies at project sites, balancing the
development with CSR Funds etc.10 students of ICT-IOC BBSR were provided opportunities
to witness the national seminar and were accompanied by the Dean of ICT-IOC, Mr. Satish
Kumar Sarangi and Prof. Dr. Rambabu Dandela.
Companies attended included DRDO, NALCO, Adani Foundation, GMR Kamalanga, IOCL
Pipeline division, Essar Steel India Ltd, HAL Sunabeda, JK Paper Mills Ltd. Etc. Discussions
included initiatives taken by various small and big companies to help the poor people,
contribution towards female education, providing hospital and medicinal facilities in rural
areas etc. All the companies took a pledge to join hands for saving Odisha from the disastrous
“FANI” cyclone’s after effects.
Finally, the students got an opportunity to interact with the delegates and the officials. The
vote of thanks was presented by the Session Chairman and the seminar was concluded
successfully stating a greater cause for our society.