Articles by Satyam Darmora
India’s Skills Training Maze : Why the country needs strong certification standards
Access to skills training is important, but the quality of the training is proving even more critical to the success of students. Without strong quality benchmarks, both employers and students will quickly lose trust in the skills development ecosystem, jeopardizing a widespread vision of a skilled India.
High Impact Philanthropy Demands Investing, Not Spending: India’s CSR Act is an opportunity for reframing
India’s new Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) Act will make an additional 15,000 to 20,000 crores (US $2.4 to $3.2 billion) available to the development sector. As great as the need is India, Satyam Darmora, with the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, I believes the opportunity is even larger — if it is maximized.
India’s New CSR Act: Marking the shift from corporate ‘spending’ to ‘investing’ on social impact
India’s Corporate Social Responsibilities Act now represents an unprecedented opportunity to drive social progress. It also raises a big – and much discussed – question for companies tasked with distributing CSR money: What’s the best way to spend it? Satyam Darmora with the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation says that’s not the right question to ask.