The CSR and sustainability Expert who has his liaisons across national boundaries in grant making foundations, Non-profits and corporate. His efforts bring together the help seeking International social cause related organisations with Indian corporate entities and Non-profits. His 13 years of experience in the industry makes him the go-to person for the international entities and Corporate who want to empower Non-profits in India and Asia.
Advisor - Social Sector Sustainability and good practice
With 29+ years of experience in media marketing, event management, and social development sector, Debangshu is sharing his expertise (with us and our partner NGOs) in creating social enterprises and lead them to sustainability. In the past, he has worked with like several NGOs like SAAHASEE, Caritas, REACH, VOICE, and Don Bosco. He helped them connect with corporate like GIVO, Clothsline, etc.
Stuti Narain Kacker
Advisory Board Member Former Chairperson- National Commission for the Protection of Child Rights
Ms. Stuti Narain Kacker- Smt. Stuti Narain Kacker was an IAS officer (1978 batch) and retired as the Chairperson of the National Commission for the Protection of Child Rights. Smt. Kacker has worked extensively in the areas of social justice and empowerment, information and broadcasting, and industrial development including several years in the MSME sector, both in the State and Central Government.
She is particularly well known for her contribution to the social sectors, including the protection of child rights and empowerment of persons with disabilities. As Secretary to the Government of India, she established the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India. Under her leadership, the Department’s innovative “Niramaya Scheme” (Health Insurance Scheme for Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities) was awarded the Times of India Social Impact Award in 2009.
Drawing on her vast experience of the SME sector she consistently strived for the economic empowerment of the vulnerable and marginalized section of society she firmly believes that it is the SME and Khadi sectors which hold the key to alleviation of poverty of the country. During her tenure as Chairperson NCPCR, she therefore initiated a collaboration with KVIC, to set up a looming and weaving centre in Delhi’s Children Home for children in conflict with law , for their economic as well as mental wellness. Smt. Kacker served as Joint Secretary and then Additional Secretary to the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting along with Director of the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC).
She was the key driver for the formulation and implementation of several policy measures to strengthen the print media industry and IIMC in particular. She was also Joint Secretary in the MSME Ministry and CVO for both the Departments of SSI and KVIC. Kacker has also worked extensively in Uttar Pradesh as Commissioner of Jhansi; Commissioner and Director of Industries; District Magistrate of Ghazipur.