Programme Schedule

Global Sports CSR Forum | 23rd December | Bombay Exhibition Center

14:00 – 14:30   Registration
14:30 - 14:35 Welcome address: Deepak Lamba, President Times Strategic Solutions Ltd. Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd
14.35 – 14.40 Inauguration  - Lamp Lighting
  Shri Vijay Goel, Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India
14:40 - 14:50 Keynote address: Sports as a catalyst for social change  
  Shri Vijay Goel, Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India
14:50 - 14:55 Whitepaper Unveiling
  Shri Vijay Goel, Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India
14:55 -15:20 Interactive session | Investing in Sports CSR
  Shri Vijay Goel, Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India
15:20 - 15:30 Special Address
  Rajaram Mane, Commissioner, Sports and Youth Services, Government of Maharashtra
15:30 - 16:00 CSR perspective - Grassroot Olympic movement in India
  Captain Ashwin Pogula, Principal Consultant, Mary Kom Regional Boxing Foundation
16:00 - 16:15 Tea
16:15 - 16:45 Role of Corporates and the development of sports in the country
  Madhura Talegaonkar, Head - Corporate Social Responsibility, Bajaj Electricals Ltd
16:45 - 17:30 Panel Discussion: Government and corporate involvement in promoting sports CSR
  Sayeed Ahmed Baba, Principal Secretary, Department of Sports, Govt of West Bengal
Sonmoni Borah, IAS – Sports Secretary, Department of Sports & Youth Affairs, State of Chhattisgarh 
Anupam Nidhi, Head- Group, Corporate Social Responsibility, Reliance Group of companies
Sudeep Bhalla, Vice President - Corporate Communications & Sustainability, Vodafone
Ashutosh Vaidya, CEO, American Vision Private Limited
Venkat Rolla, Head - Corporate Social Responsibility, Omkar Foundation
Siddhartha Upadhyay, Founder & Secretary General, STAIRS 
Moderator Vikram Malik, Major Event Planning & Operations Consultant
17:30 - 18:00 Topic: Growth of Indian sport by support through CSR
Deepthi Bopaiah,  Executive Director, GoSports Foundation
18:00 - 18:30 Corporates as mentor for the underprivileged - Nurture Sports Talent under CSR
Rajiv Mishra, Managing Director, IoT Infotainment Pvt. Ltd
18:30 End of Conference
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