Net Impact Pune Professional Chapter


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Darshan Doshi, one of the leader of Net Impact Pune ( introduces Net Impact Pune and shares the current and future projects with the audience attending the speed networking event - "Get Started and Make an Impact"

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Net Impact Pune Professional Chapter

  1. 1. GET STARTED & MAKE AN IMPACT SOCIAL IMPACT SPEED NETWORKING - 1 20 th March , 2010 NI PUNE — Social Impact by professionals Net Impact Pune Chapter
  2. 2. AGENDA TIME DESCRIPTION 3 – 3.15pm Net Impact Pune Presentation 3.15 – 3.35 pm Sustainable Rural Development: Technology and Opportunities by Dr A D Karve, ARTI 3.35 – 3.55 pm Empowering Rural Women by Chetna Sinha, Mann Deshi Foundation 4 – 5 pm 10 Social Enterprise Presentations 5 – 5.30 pm Networking GET STARTED & MAKE AN IMPACT WWW.NIPUNE.ORG
  3. 3. NET IMPACT PUNE <ul><ul><li>Net Impact Pune is the first Professional Net Impact Chapter in India with the vision to create a community of Leaders & Professionals who use their Business Skills and Knowledge to make a positive impact to the Society. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Goal - To facilitate Non Profit capacity building through executing pro bono consulting assignments related to local issues of education, environment, youth etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The other objectives are to build platform for cross-industry knowledge-sharing, networking opportunities, career and volunteer opportunities among members from diverse academic and professional backgrounds in all topics related to business and positive social and environmental impact. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Net Impact is a network of more than 10,000 leaders & professionals in more than 50 countries who are leveraging the power of business to change the world </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Net Impact also provides an Opportunity for innovative businesses to connect with future employees, partners, and customers who care about socially responsible business and corporate citizenship </li></ul></ul>GET STARTED & MAKE AN IMPACT WWW.NIPUNE.ORG
  4. 4. <ul><li>Social Impact Consulting Engagements   </li></ul><ul><li>NI Pune is involved in 1 to 2 Consulting Engagements at a time but would look forward to more as we grow! </li></ul><ul><li>Hinjewadi Traffic Optimization Project - A consulting report prepared by Net Impact Pune to ease traffic around the Pune IT Park area – a Software Technology Park (STP) </li></ul><ul><li>Present & Future Projects :  </li></ul><ul><li>Cross cultural educational project across Chapters Oslo, London & Pune  </li></ul><ul><li>Planning a project on measuring the impact and sustainability of NGO’s </li></ul><ul><li>Support  (a site for offering jobs to the disabled) </li></ul><ul><li>1BpP pilot </li></ul><ul><li>Projects that help each of the organizations presenting here & looking for help from professionals </li></ul>NET IMPACT PUNE GET STARTED & MAKE AN IMPACT WWW.NIPUNE.ORG
  5. 5. <ul><li>Social Impact Speaker Series </li></ul><ul><li>This speaker series is conducted MONTHLY (3 rd Saturday of every month) to create awareness about various social initiatives undertaken in and around Pune </li></ul><ul><li>Social Impact Speed Networking </li></ul><ul><li>This event will be conducted twice a year - March 2010 and next one tentatively in August! </li></ul><ul><li>Annual Net Impact Pune Chapter Event and Annual NI Central event in US </li></ul>NET IMPACT PUNE GET STARTED & MAKE AN IMPACT WWW.NIPUNE.ORG
  6. 6. <ul><li>CASE STUDY: Hinjewadi Traffic Optimization Project </li></ul><ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hinjewadi IT Park accommodates major IT Companies in Pune - a Software Technology Park (STP) almost 16 kms away from the main city </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Every day more than 50,000 professionals commute to Hinjewadi for work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Weak Infrastructure and Inadequate Planning is increasingly creating major traffic problems that professionals have to face in their daily commute </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Net Impact Pune Solution Approach </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identified the pattern of commute of Professionals to Hinjewadi </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identified the major problems faced by Professionals during their daily travel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conducted Online Survey from a major sample of the population to get their issues and willing and demands to accept and alternative mode of transport (eg. Better Government Buses) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Final Outcome </li></ul><ul><li>A Consulting Report submitted to the Pune Municipal Transport Authorities identifying the: </li></ul><ul><li>Fact Based Issues and problems currently existing and having a potential to rise in the future </li></ul><ul><li>Alternative Mode of Transport and other Solutions proposed by the professional community </li></ul><ul><li>Revenue Opportunities for the Municipal Transport Department given a roll out of Government Buses with higher frequency and higher quality </li></ul>NET IMPACT PUNE GET STARTED & MAKE AN IMPACT WWW.NIPUNE.ORG
  7. 7. <ul><li>What NI PUNE needs? </li></ul><ul><li>Net Impact Pune is looking for like-minded people & increase the bandwidth in order to meet the needs of many social organizations </li></ul><ul><li>We are looking for Long term Venue to conduct such events on a regular basis </li></ul><ul><li>Social organizations identifying their specific areas in which professional community can be of help </li></ul><ul><li>Networking - Spreading the word to reach more local people through various media </li></ul>NET IMPACT PUNE GET STARTED & MAKE AN IMPACT WWW.NIPUNE.ORG
  8. 8. <ul><li>Thank You for your Time & Efforts to make our Society a Better Place! </li></ul><ul><li>NET IMPACT PUNE TEAM </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] / [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>95455 95885 / 98220 44688 </li></ul>NET IMPACT PUNE GET STARTED & MAKE AN IMPACT WWW.NIPUNE.ORG