The Honours identify social innovations across public, private and NGO sectors and recognize innovations in the form of a principle, an idea, an intervention or a combination of all of the above. NASSCOM Foundation is uniquely positioned to host these honors as promoters of using technology for good to enable and influence inclusive growth in India. And demonstrating these innovations across stakeholders brings to light that we can all bring about social change!
NASSCOM Social Innovation Honours provide an excellent opportunity to the winners to interact and network with the leaders of the IT-BPM industry. It also offers a platform to join the network of past winners for access to additional training, funding and networking opportunities. The positive publicity helps the winners build their brand image and associate with brand innovation.read more
"Every year the entries have been distinct and innovative. I am glad to say that all winners have lived up to the challenge of showcasing innovations with exemplary use of ICT. These would definitely contribute towards bringing sustainable and inclusive growth. We hope that many more would now be inspired to innovate!" - Jaithirth (Jerry) Rao, Chairman, NASSCOM Foundation
"We are delighted to be associated with an award that honours the exemplary work done by entrepreneurs in improving the social landscape of the nation. At Genpact, we recognize the power of combining process innovation and information technology to deliver scale. This platform exemplifies our business philosophy, for a cause, and we look forward to it every year." - N.V. Tyagarajan (Tiger), President & CEO, Genpact
"India has a tremendous number of problems ranging from illiteracy to female foeticide to lack of electrification to absent school teachers. To solve these endemic issues, we require innovation and active participation across India. And to reach the necessary scale - 41.6% of Indians below the international poverty line, 1.08 million missing girls, 1,00,000 unelectrified villages - we require innovative uses of ICT. The Genpactsponsored NASSCOM Social Innovation Honours not only recognize these ideas but bring them to a platform where the who's who of the IT-BPM industry gather in search of partners and ideas. We aim to give voice to social enterprises and bring about mass social change." - Rita Soni, CEO, NASSCOM Foundation