Workshops and Masterclasses

Simplifying Technologies for CSRs

Hosted by
Swapnil Agarwal, Director, Dhwani Rural Information Systems

This workshop is aimed to help the CSR teams understand the basics of technology adoption in CSR program operations and monitoring. The target audience will be explained how technology can save time, cost and effort by digitizing CSR monitoring processes and automating on-ground activities. The workshop will bridge the gap for CSR leadership and middle management by equipping them with the skills to articulate technology related needs, assess software solutions, and navigate the digitization journey seamlessly.

Key Themes being explored:
● Digitization of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E): Explore how digital tools transform project tracking and impact assessment, enabling real-time insights for informed decision-making.
● Streamlining Financial Reporting through Digitization: Uncover the efficiency gains and accuracy improvements achieved by transitioning from manual financial reporting to digital systems.
● Digitizing CSR Compliance Reporting: Discuss the use of technology to enhance the monitoring and reporting of CSR initiatives, ensuring ethical and social responsibility adherence.
● Leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI)/ChatGPT for CSR Programs: Examine how AI, including ChatGPT, can optimize CSR efforts by automating responses, offering personalized engagement, and aiding in strategic CSR decision-making.

About the Facilitator

Swapnil Agarwal, Director, Dhwani Rural Information Systems
Mr Swapnil Agarwal, Co-Founder and Director at Dhwani Rural Information Systems is an experienced Technology Specialist with a demonstrated history of working with organisations in the social sector. He is highly skilled in Business Planning, Market Research, Process mapping, Technology consulting and Public Speaking. He also holds a PGDRM focused in Rural Management from Institute of Rural Management Anand.