THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), in association with the Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs), has empanelled Technopark’s Technology Business Incubator (T-TBI) as one of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) partners, to promote the initiative in Kerala.
The empanelment will make the T-TBI eligible for projects under the CSR Hub and also with the CPSEs that have signed MoUs with the hub. The renewable approval will be valid till March 31.
Technopark TBI can design and submit CSR activities for CPSE in Kerala in the areas of Entrepreneurship Education and Development, Skill Development in Educational sector etc.
T-TBI can design and submit CSR initiatives for the CPSE in the State. Technopark-TBI can also look forward to organising CSR specific programmes with the support from the Central PSEs.
“Technopark TBI is implementing a lot of initiatives which have a lot of social relevance and we are quite hopeful of implementing some strategic projects in Kerala with the help of TISS and Central PSEs,” said K C C Nair, Chief Finance Officer and Programme Coordinator, Tecnopark TBI.
TBI has incubated more than 123 start-up technology companies so far, with a success rate of over 95 per cent.
‘’We are really happy to see that young entrepreneurs can initiate CSR activities, even at their budded stage. The successful companies of the future will be those that integrate business and employees’ personal values,” said Technopark CEO Gireesh Babu.