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NASSCOM Social Innovation Forum accepting applications, apply now

Team YS
23rd Sep 2015
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Are you a change maker working to address some of India’s most pressing social problems and are using technology to do so? Then don’t miss your chance to apply for the NASSCOM Social Innovation Forum! The Forum is a ‘Technology for Good’ platform that drives technology led innovations to create sustained social impact. Supported by industry giants Genpact and Mphasis and the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, innovators have the chance to get funded/win catalytic grants of up to Rs. 60 Lakh, incubation for over 8 months by industry members and get awarded on a national platform at the flagship event, the NASSCOM India Leadership Forum 2016!

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This year the Forum will be looking for stellar innovations that provide solutions across six developmental thematic areas; Solutions that foster the Skills and Employability of unemployed youth across the country by transforming the training content, the way it is delivered through to placement and assessment feedback models. Solutions that are improving learning outcomes in School Education by changing everything from content to delivery models and complete end to end ERP solutions. Innovations that are working to make Assistive Technologies more affordable and accessible to Persons with Disability; Innovations enabling the delivery of affordable and quality Healthcare to the masses in the remotest settings; Solutions working to Empower Women by enabling them access to services that enhance their safety, healthcare, livelihood amongst many others. And lastly, solutions that address any Other Social Causes that may hinder social development.

Entering into its 8th year, the Forum has built a legacy of over a thousand innovators who have developed some of the most unique, scalable and impactful solutions in the country. This year the Forum hopes to see robust participation, from a wide array of social innovators including NGOs, Social Enterprises, For-profit Enterprises and Individuals and Students.

So if you or your organisation or any establishment that you may know are out there driving change and using technology to do so, don’t miss the chance to make your mark by becoming part of India’s largest networks of social innovators! For more information on the following,

Check out some of the trail blazers in our network so far:

Also checkout the programmes thought leadership report on Technology for Good: 

Media Coverage: Link 1 || Link 2

Go to our website for more info: www.nsif.in

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