Joining Hands for Rural India’s Transformation Journey

Bringing Together the Best of India’s Corporates and NGOs

Deshpande Foundation is working to transform rural economies into self-sustaining ecosystems that help accelerate India’s growth. We are organizing a series of webinars where we will invite leaders of the civil society and corporate sector who are passionately working on poverty alleviation and rural development. Join us in our journey of listening to and learning from these eminent personalities.


Rural transformation, Ronnie Screwvala, Swades Foundation, Deshpande Foundation
Ronnie Screwvala
Swades Foundation
Rural transformation, Zarina Screwvala, Swades Foundation, Deshpande Foundation
Zarina Screwvala
Swades Foundation
Anant Bhagwati, Rural transformation, Dasara, Deshpande Foundation
Anant Bhagwati
Dasra Organization
Deshpande Foundation India, Rural Transformation, Sparta Group LLC
Desh Deshpande
Deshpande Foundation
Deshpande Foundation India, Vivek Pawar, Rural Transformation
Vivek Pawar
CEO Deshpande Foundation,
& Managing Trustee, Deshpande Educational Trust

Webinar Agenda

Panel Discussion

Vivek Pawar, CEO Deshpande Foundation will introduce DF's approach to Rural Transformation.Panelists will discuss about innovative
programs being implemented by both Swades & Deshpande Foundation for rural development.

1. Ronnie Screwvala,
Co-founder, Swades Foundation
2. Zarina Screwvala,
Co-founder, Swades Foundation
3. Desh Deshpande,
Founder, Deshpande Foundation
4. Anant Bhagwati,
Director, Dasra Organization

Open Q&A with Panelists, Moderator and Audience