WTC Navi Mumbai Supports CSR Event

Aug 17, 2021

WTC Navi Mumbai in cooperation with the WTC Pune supported an event on the theme “Corporate Social Responsibility” organized by Global Expo India and Spherule Foundation on August 11, 2021. Attended by around 50 representatives from Corporate Sector and NGOs, the event featured guest speakers from the Government of Maharashtra, Academics as well as Trade Promotion Organizations.
Founder of Spherule Foundation Ms. Geeta Bora welcomed the participants and explained the role the Foundation in promoting healthcare, education, women and children empowerment and other areas. She also highlighted its latest endeavour like Mobile School. Mr. Bhaskar Dastidar explained the theme of the CSR Event and underlined its importance in the Covid pandemic.

Mr. Neeraj Khinvasara of the WTC Pune presented the activities of the WTC Pune and its facilities such as Office Towers, Meeting Room, IT Services and so on. On behalf of the WTC Navi Mumbai Mr. Jayant Ghate Advisor participated as Guest of Honor and addressed the gathering. He mentioned that CSR essentially brings together NGOs and Corporates on one platform and the WTCs can play a crucial role of a catalyst in bringing together these stakeholders. He added that on one hand the current pandemic has added substantially to the workload of the NGOs on the other hand it has also put pressure on profit margins of the Corporates. WTCs and WTCA NY, therefore, have a big responsibility and the task cut out in bringing together the stakeholders working in this field.

Mr. Ghate also presented the services offered by the WTC Navi Mumbai and its future plans. He touched upon the WTCA, its Mission “Prosperity Through Trade and Investment” and WTCA membership growth across the world.

Dr. R Gopal Director of D Y Patil University School of Management Navi Mumbai explained various social initiatives of his institution in education, livelihood, health and other areas to serve the CSR needs. Besides the representatives of Government of Maharashtra and other TPOs also shared their views and experiences at the event.