Dr. Supran Kumar Sharma, Dean, Faculty of Management delivered an invited talk entitled ‘Social Enterprises & Sustainable Development’ in the National Symposium on ‘Sustainable Development: Pathways to Save the Planet’ organised by Faculty of Social Sciences, Bhagat Phool Singh Mahila Vishwavidyalaya, Sonepat, Haryana.The participants of the symposium were faculty members of different colleges, institutions apart from the universities. The session explained that debate has intensified towards the search for sustainable solutions to development problems.Dr. Sharma mentioned that the government and other multilateral agencies can provide funding for infrastructure, technical assistance to build & strengthen systems. A promising approach to sustainable development that complements development assistance is social enterprises.
Dr. Sharma categorically emphasized that social entrepreneurship is a viable & significant approach to nudge the world closer to the attainment of sustainable development. In this symposium, Dr. Sharma, shared the platform with Prof. Surender Kumar, Head of Department, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi; Prof. Ashok Chauhan, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra. The session was well appreciated and deliberated by the participants.