SGI is committed and believes in giving back to society. We actively involve in various charitable activities and events, contributing in the best way possible for the betterment of society.
Here are a few initiatives that SGI is actively involved in:
1. Kakatiya Sandbox
Kakatiya Sandbox is modeled on the Deshpande Foundation’s Hubballi Sandbox initiative operations and approach. This NGO brings about sustainable development right from the grassroots level through a diverse range of activities. SGI does its bit by collaborating with Kakatiya Sandbox to create integrated approaches and collaborative learning so that the society stands to benefit the most.
2. Deshpande Educational Trust
SGI joins hands with this pioneering skill development organization initiated by the Deshpande Foundation in 2010. Apart from fulfilling the pressing need for skilled human resources, the rural youth have been empowered through a 4-month course in skill development. SGI has also been instrumental in setting up a Business Simulation Model for better understanding, and arranges for regular factory tours coupled with guest lectures.
3. LEAD Abhyasa
LEAD or the LEaders Accelerating Development program was initiated by the Deshpande Foundation. SGI joins hands with the Deshpande Foundation for fostering and innovating the entrepreneurial spirit among the college students by giving them proper exposure to social issues and urging them to volunteer their time and energy for the betterment of the community. SGI was the first to moot the idea of initiating college graduates to Practical Work Exposure wherein the students get to spend 10 hours a week fruitfully, learning and working on various assignments.
4. Agastya Foundation
Collaborating with the Agastya Foundation SGI endeavours to spark curiosity, nurture it and instill confidence among the economically deprived children and teachers in the country. SGI supports this foundation, which is part of Kakatiya Sandbox, by organizing events and providing the necessary logistical support.
‘Gau rakshan’ or protection of the sacred cow is dear to heart for us at SGI. That’s probably why we are one of the important patrons contributing the highest amount towards the Goushala Fund, which is maintained by the Agricultural Produces Traders and Processors. We are very much concerned about the abandoned cows that are not cared for once they stop yielding milk. We ensure that they live peacefully and in a dignified manner that befits a sacred cow’s life. We ensure that fodder and water are provided for these abandoned creatures around the clock.
6. Farmer’s Education
SGI, in collaboration with Kakatiya Sandbox, through its platform Development Dialogue addresses local farmers on the merits of organic farming. It is an international social entrepreneurship ecosystem conference hosted at Nizamabad. Numerous social entrepreneurs and concerned environmentalists who believe in creating ecosystems that nurture nature through social innovation and entrepreneurship are involved in this initiative.
7. TiE Nizamabad
The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) Nizamabad strives to boost entrepreneurship in the region. SGI, in collaboration with TiE assists with the corpus created for building and nurturing the startup ecosystem. The startups focus in the areas such as agri-tech, and help farmers supplement their income. Over 25,000 farmers are covered in this noble initiative and SGI is proud to be part of it.
8. Campus Interviews
SGI is proud to announce that it is actively involved in helping young graduates with their career goals. SGI involves in Campus Recruitment for its sister concern located in Dubai. SGI interacts with the universities to enhance curriculum development that helps in bridging the vast gap between industry and educational institutions. SGI believes in empowering the rural youth by putting them on the road to progress. SGI’s untiring efforts are focused on creating a culture of togetherness. It takes efforts to provide equal opportunities to the local rural youth to create a sustainable ecosystem.