Indian Rural Women: Role Models,

Achievements & Challenges

Bharat Bhawan

Tesselsestraat 67, The Hague, Netherlands

PROGRAMME | Saturday | 15th October 2016

10:00-10:50

Registration, Meet & Greet - Breakfast will be 
provided - Conference will open at 11:00
sharp

11:00-12:35


I. Inaugural session

11.00-11.05: Opening remarks by the president FCCI/FIDE,

Mr. Jasbir Singh and Lightning of the lamp

11.05-11.15: Welcome to the city of peace and justice by

deputy mayor of The Hague Mr. Rabin Baldewsingh

11.15-11.25: Theme presentation by Dr. Pramod Agrawal,

VP Projects at FCCI.

11.25-11.35: Adress by H.E. The Ambassador of India Mr. J.S. Mukul

11.35-11.50: Rural Women; The Indian Perspective by Dr. Anagha Amte, renowned health care reformer, head of Lok Biradari Hospital at Hemalkasa, Maharashtra, India.

11.50-12.05: Indian Rural Women, The Dutch Perspective by Drs. Maria van der Heijden, Co-Founder Women on Wings, Chairwoman of MVO Nederland.

12.05-12.20: Indian Rural Women, The Middle East Perspective by Dr. R. Seetharaman , CEO Doha Bank, Qatar

12.20-12.35: The International Perspective on Rural Women by Hon. Baroness Sandip Verma,Chair European Foreign Affairs Committee and former Minister of International Development, UK.

 

12:35-13:50

II.  Parallel Workshop: (Micro)-Finance

Theme introduction/guidelines by the workshop leader Mrs. Suman Korenhof, Director PR at FCCI

Speakers:

  • Mr. Roy Budjhawan, ING Microfinance
  • Mr. Ronald van het Hof, Managing Director, Women on Wings, India
  • Ms. Carina Bos, Senior Policy Advisor - WO=MEN, Dutch Gender Platform

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II.  Parallel Workshop: Healthcare

Theme introduction/guidelines by the workshop leader Drs. Nupur Kohli, Author, Healthcare Strategic Advisor, Joint-secretary at FCCI.

Speakers:

  • Dr. Anagha Amte, renowned health care reformer, head of Lok Biradari Hospital at Hemalkasa, Maharashtra, India
  • Dr. Minakshi Nayak, Public Health specialist
  • Mrs. Henna Mathura-Dewkinandan, President Sarita Foundation

13:50-14:45

NETWORKING LUNCH

14:45-16:00

III.  Parallel Workshop: Education

Theme introduction/guidelines by the workshop leader Ms. Poorvi Shukla, Vice President at Aadhaar.

Speakers:

  • Dr. Pramod Agrawal, Vice President Projects, FCCI
  • Dr. Digant Amte, renowned social activist and head of Lok Biradari Hospital at Hemalkasa, Maharashtra, India
  • Mr. Shantanu Maheshwari, University of Twente, Treasurer AADHAAR & volunteer at Pankhudi Foundation

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III.  Parallel Workshop: Local Governance

Theme introduction/guidelines by the workshop leader Dr. Yamini Jain, Director youth affairs at FCCI.

Speakers:

  • Mr. Harjit Sandhu, Chief of investigations in the oversight office of World Food Program and FCCI trustee, Rome, Italy.
  • Mrs. Punam Gondia Sharan, Expert/ independent consultant, Delhi, India
  • Dr. Monica Lengoiboni, Assistant professor, Land Administration, Faculty ITC, University of Twente, The Netherlands
16:00-17:30

IV Interactive session

Summary/feedback from the workshop & interaction with the audience

Moderator : Mr. Jasbir Singh, president FCCI and FIDE

A. Healthcare

B. Micro-finance

C. Education

D. Local Governance

Concluding address by Mr. Ram Lakhina, President Emeritus FCCI.

17:30-18:00 Drinks & Snacks / Networking
18:00-19:00

Cultural Programme

Coordinated by Dr. Vimal Chopra, Trustee and EC member FCCI

Inauguration by H.E. The Ambassador of India, Shri J.S. Mukul

Classical Dance - Songs - Folk dances by:

Ms. Namitha Mathura

Ms. Mousumi Oberoi

Sneha Divakar Dance group

Dr. Vimal Chopra

19:30-21:00 Contributory dinner with the VIPs and Guest Speakers

 

Conference Rapporteur: Mr. Rajan Datta, Director publications FCCI

Conference Stage Coordinator and MC: Dr. Vimal Chopra, Trustee and EC member FCCI

General Coordination & Technical – Drs. Vikas Kohli, Secretary General, FCCI


Note: Free Parking and Free Shuttle Service from The Hague Central Station from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM and 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

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