Talk with Ashoka Fellow Vasant Gangavane on April 16, 2012

Ashoka India along with The Centre for Internet and Society is pleased to host Ashoka Fellow Vasant Gangavane on April 16, 2012 at the Ashoka office premises.

Vasant Gangavane will be giving a talk on the Konkan Corridor Project. The lecture will focus on the role of Information & Communication Technology for total rural transformation by inclusive integrated development with no change of land ownerships. We hope to see you there!

WHAT: Open House with Vasant Gangavane

WHEN: April 16, 2012. 4:30 P.M. (Tea and snacks) 5:00 P.M. to 6:30 P.M. (Talk)

WHERE: Ashoka Innovators for the Public, 54 Svapna, 1st Cross, Domlur Layout, Bangalore -  71 (Phone: 080-4274-5777)

About Vasant Gangavane:

In the 1970s, Vasant Gangavane, a management expert from IIM and Wharton, returned to his village in Konkan, Maharashtra, to give his people what he felt they needed most -- the knowledge to manage their natural resources. In the process, he has set up several models of rural development. 

For his work, Gangavane has been awarded the Vanashree award, Vasantrao Naik Pratisthan award and the Indira Priyadarshini Vrikshamitra award.

Please click here to read his full profile.