Our Founder Mr.Santosh Phad was one of the Jury member for the much acclaimed and celebrated event #Transformmaharashtra initiated by our Chief minister of Maharashtra Mr. Devendra Fadnavis at Mumbai on 01 May 2017. Mr.Santosh being one of the youth icon working and helping in transforming rural education of Maharashtra himself was given this opportunity to be the jury for category Moulding the future: reform rural education in this event.
‘Transform Maharashtra’ event provided an opportunity to college students in Maharashtra to put their heads together and come up with policy and/or programme level solutions to 11 critical challenges being faced by the State at present. The award winning solutions will be implementable by the Government.
The challenges were the 11 themes of event where students were asked to find solutions for it. The themes included Invisible citizens: Empowering the Urban Poor,Jai Kisan: Drought free Maharashtra, Leap of faith: Bridging the digital divide, Launchpad: Start-up Maharashtra,Smart & Smarter: Development of sustainable & liveable cities, Connect the dots: Improving Mobility in Cities, Clean Slate: Swachh Maharashtra,Looking Glass: Zero Corruption Maharashtra,By the People: Citizen Engagement in Governance,Balancing the scales: Expediting Justice through Technology and Moulding the future: Reforming Rural Education.
This event was organised by ACT- Action for collective transformation.Action for Collective Transformation’ is an independent organization which enables professionals from various fields to engage in Governance and Politics. It aims to provide external support to stakeholder entities through high-level consulting and implementation support on program framework design, process flow improvement and real-time monitoring.
The ideas presented by young individuals from across every college of Maharashtra for the 11 themes were outstanding. Out of 2300 proposals received the winners were selected 3 each in each theme . There were 2 categories online voting popular choice and judges choice.
The event was highly supported and motivated by our Visionary Chief minister of Maharashtra Mr.Devendra Fadnavis. This was event was also graced by Mr.Ratan Tata, Mr.Akshay Kumar and Major General Anuj Mathur who guided and motivated youth. Singer K.K. Performed live and entertained young crowd which was a perfect end to a motivational event.
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Written by -Dr.Shraddha M Bhange
Volunteer and Writer for Thinksharp Foundation.
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