New Delhi, February 14, 2020: SOS Children’s Villages of India (SOS India) was a Knowledge Partner along with American Express, Dalberg, Yale School of Management, HBR Ascend, Embassy of Sweden and Indian School of Business, at the biggest case competition event in the country, organized by Sri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC). The event titled ‘Shri Ram Case Competition’ is the flagship event of Business Conclave of SRCC, which took place from February 12 to 14, 2020, this time. The competition invited 1600+ students from across the country to showcase their preparedness towards working in the corporate world.
Carefully curated competition, taking place since 2008, provides a platform to undergraduates to present outstanding ideas to existing or real-time issues in the areas of finance, commerce, economics. The highlight this time was around on social institutions, and their challenges in obtaining partnerships and grants. SOS India was invited to provide case studies and judge the event on February 13.
Sudarshan Suchi, Secretary-General, SOS Children’s Villages of India, said, “India is home to 20 million parentless and abandoned children, and at SOS Children’s Villages of India, we are always committed to securing the future of these children. With such kind of participation in academic events, we evoke emotions and responsibilities of youth and established industry players, towards their contribution to state and society. We are an experienced organisation, working in India since 1964, and understand problems faced by these children and the implications on the country’s progress, with proven studies and on-ground work.”
Mr Bartholomew Basumatary, Programme Head and Mr Maddali Srinivas, Zonal Director represented SOS India judged the social round such as- building a network with potential individual and corporate donor; working on innovative techniques for education and youth employability skilling and building partnerships with industries and corporate across India for employing youth emerging from social organizations.
There were 7 teams with 3 members in each team. In span of 3 hours each team came up with their presentation on how to improve the learning outcome in schools. The outcomes were innovative solutions with a different model.