Maidan Summit 2016 | Mumbai

The Maidan Summit 2016 was held in Mumbai on the 13th and 14th of December in the University of Mumbai Campus in Kalina and the theme for the summit this year was “Converging Education and Livelihood Spaces Through Scalable Innovations”. Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) was the academic partner, The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) was the skill development partner for the event and Department of Physical Education, University of Mumbai co-hosted the summit with Magic Bus. The main purpose of the summit was to create a platform for sharing best practices and learning to help address challenges and bridge the gap between education and livelihood using sports as a medium. The two-day summit was successful in doing this and saw active participation from more than 90 organizations across the country and over 230 individuals who attended it. Over the course of all the sessions and panel discussions, different practitioners and organizations working in the field of development were able to come together, network, and discuss how they could collaborate in order to provide better opportunities for children and youth from underprivileged backgrounds to become socially and economically empowered.
 

 

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