“ The legislation on CSR has brought together different stakeholders like the government, corporates and civil society on a common platform to deal with some issues that India is struggling with. Areas where efforts are beginning to show results are skilling and Swachh Bharat Mission. The government has resources on a very large scale, while corporates excel at creating models and processes that are efficient, scalable and deliver results. This partnership between government, corporates and NGOs is helping shape a better society.”


Dr Loveleen Kacker took over the reins of Tech Mahindra Foundation as the Chief Executive Officer in 2012. She redefined the Foundation’s CSR policy and repositioned its work into two key areas – education and employability. She has held several important positions in the Indian Administrative Service including Director, Madhya Pradesh State Council of Educational Research and Training (MPSCERT); Director, Administrative Training Institute, Bhopal; Deputy Secretary and Director, Ministry of Food, Government of India; Collector and District Magistrate, Betul; Resident Commissioner, Government of Madhya Pradesh; Additional Chief Secretary, Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of Madhya Pradesh; and Joint Secretary, Child Development, Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of india. Loveleen is also an accomplished writer and has been awarded the national-level Children’s Book Trust Award for children’s writers twice for her literary talents.