Nanhi Chhaan at the CII-ARM
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March 30th, 2010
Annual Regional Meeting & Conference with a theme ‘Tomorrow’s North: Green & Educated North’ was held on March 30, 2010 at Hotel Lalit, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi. Mr. Kapil Sibal, Union Minister for Human Resource Development inaugurated the conference.

Nanhi Chhaan Foundation is a CSR partner of CII and 104 corporate entities have adopted the Nanhi Chhaan-CII policy guidelines for Gender Equality and Ecological Conservation. A stall was set-up for distribution of saplings by Nanhi Chhaan Foundation which was inaugurated by Mr. Kapil Sibal before the conference. Saplings were distributed from the stall to all attending the conference.

The speakers appreciated the initiative taken by Nanhi Chhaan for Nurturing & Empowering the girl child and women in general along with planting & nurturing of the trees. Prof. Gunter Pauli, Founder, Zero Emissions Research & Initiatives (ZERI) and Member, Club of Rome also spoke on the need of ecological balance and innovation at the conference.

Mr. Kalmadi also addressed the Conference and informed that the games are trying to be ecologically conscious by building green stadiums and also looking at other measures of tree plantation etc. Nanhi Chhaan will also try to participate in these efforts.