National development programme for NGO held

WebIndia123 (12 December 2013)

Smile Foundation, a non-government organisation (NGO), has conducted a two-day capacity building programme for grassroots NGOs under its ‘Empowering Grassroots’ programme to enable and equip select NGOs in achieving sustainability by aligning themselves with the corporate social responsibility (CSR) mandate under the Companies Acts, 2013.

Chief operating officer Vikram Singh Verma here today said ‘Smile Foundation has always understood the need of enabling and empowering grassroots organizations and has been doing it systematically. With the changing time, grassroots NGOs are facing the dual challenges of achieve greater efficiency and also making their endeavours sustainable.’

Several experts have delivered their speech in the two-day seminar.

The programme focused on facilitating grassroot level NGOs to become self- sustainable as well as to bring excellence in their functioning. With changing dynamics and developmental needs, genuine grassroots NGOs are required to be trained and prepared for sustainability in the immediate future, he added. UNI ST JF SM1926 NNNN