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Over 100 NGOs, CSR Heads, Experts Converge on Foundation Day of India Is Us
India Is Us (i2u Social Foundation) recently celebrated its 6th Foundation Day in a virtual event
By: India Is Us
The event was graced by dignitaries including guest speakers Ms. Stuti Kacker (Former Chairperson-
The NGOs accomplishing stellar projects and relentlessly to bring about a positive change in the society were recognized and awarded under six categories. The winner NGOs were Amacha Ghar under the category People's Choice, NGO Deepalaya for being the Biggest Helping Hand during Covid-19, For Ability India Trust for being a Maverick NGO, Igniting Dreams Of Young Minds Foundation (IDYMF) under the category the Most Eloquent NGO, National Association For the Blind (NAB)- Meerut for being the most TechSavvy NGO, and Sashakt Foundation under the category i2u Bestie.
Stuti Kacker urged that NGOs need to learn skills of record-keeping and also need to come together as one voice when representing to the Government. Speaking on the importance of the UN led Sustainable Development Goals, Ms. Jain said it gives measurable statistics that is uniform globally to track the progress of the nation.
Commenting on the i2u platform, Mr. Sharma said, "This kind of platform today is required where there is trust based partnership between Government, corporates, civil society, media and the academia." Appreciating the role of i2u Social Foundation, Ms. Juneja said, "Generally corporate lack the association with verified NGOs. It is very challenging to know the donated amount will actually be invested in the given cause."
Highlighting the role India Is Us plays of being the bridge between the NGOs & the corporates, Ms. Dasgupta said, "We work very closely with i2u on nurturing students to be responsible citizens of the country through the UN led SDG campaigns every month to engage school students, teachers and parents."
Our founding member & Advocacy Director Mr. Pranav Menon said, "I am very glad to see i2u's (https://www.indiaisus.com) dream of creating an NGO ecosystem coming true. We have been successful in creating a platform to work and collaborate together."
Lauding the role of NGOs in the community development the founder of i2u, Sudheen M said, "We believe that everyone can contribute One Day for Future, either with their one days' effort or one day's earnings.