Aluva, Kerala, June 10, 2023: The M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) and HDFC Bank hosted a two-day Partners Meet for South Region NGO partners on June 7-8, 2023 at Aluva, Ernakulam, Kerala.
The meet was attended by 60 participants from 17 NGOs. from the southern region. Neeraj Pathak, State Head of HDFC Bank CSR; Ritesh Sinha, Head of Projects of CSR HDFC Bank; Dr. Abhijit Prabhughate, Head of Monitoring and Impact, CSR at HDFC Bank Ltd; spoke at the event.
MSSRF showcased products from enterprise units created through the HRDP projects .Mr. N Gopalakrishnan, Development co-ordinator, MSSRF presented the foundation’s HRDP projects at the meeting. MSSRF is currently operating two projects in 34 villages of Idukki, Wayanad and Ernakulam.
The meet was a great success and provided an opportunity for partners to share their work, learn from each other, and network with other like-minded individuals. It also helped to strengthen the partnership between HDFC Bank and its partners in the South Region. HDFC Bank M&E team presented their Monitoring Evaluation systems and its importance in the projects.
The participants and Bank appreciated MSSRF for hosting the events and providing a conducive environment for the meet. The event was organized by the MSSRF HRDP project team under the leadership of Dr. Shakeela V. Director, MSSRF and Sreeja M R, Project Manager, HDFC Bank.