Convener and Chief Programme Executive (CSR) National Foundation for Corporate Social Responsibility (NFCSR), Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA)
With an academic and industrial experience of more than 29 years, Gayatri has been associated with Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs since its inception around four years back. Her main area of work is to contribute towards policy advisory service and undertake capacity building and knowledge dissemination initiatives in the Corporate Social Responsibility. She has represented IICA at various national and international levels including being a part of the Indian delegation at the G4 Launch of GRI Summit at Netherlands in 2013. She is the convener for NFCSR - a unique platform created for Government, Corporates and NGOs for taking up development and sustainable initiatives at a national level.
From 2009 to 2011 she was also involved in the development of National Voluntary Guidelines for Social, Economic and Environmental Responsibilities of business (NVGs) under IICA-GIZ Project and represented all stakeholder consultations pan India to get the feedback and comments from the stakeholders.
She has written various articles on CSR for different magazines and journals. She has also given presentations on the CSR provisions of the Companies Act at various forums like CII, UNICEF, Credibility Alliance, MCCI and such organizations. She is also advisor to various Committees such as CBSE, National Institute of Open Schooling, IGNOU and CSR Committees of various Corporates and NGOs.