New Delhi, January 06, 2018 :- Genpact (NYSE: G), a global professional services
firm focused on delivering digital transformation for clients, today hosted a leadership
forum with EdelGive Foundation – the philanthropic arm of Edelweiss Group, to discuss
how companies can join forces to transform the non-profit sector. The event featured
Genpact Social Impact Fellowship (GSIF) as a successful, scalable program that serve s as
a model for many other organizations seeking to make a lasting difference in the social
The year-long fellowship program in partnership with EdelGive Foundation deploys
process excellence experts to work on high-impact projects in India to bring a systemic
change in the social sector.
“By bringing together the best of Genpact and EdelGive, Genpact Social Impact Fellowship has
transformed leading non-profits in India and demonstrated how solving the biggest problems
needs the best minds to work together,” said Tiger Tyagarajan, CEO, Genpact. “Our fellows
created process-efficient solutions for the non-profit organizations, leading to an amplification of
their social impact targets. We are excited to see the program grow and touch many more lives in
“This is a great platform and we are sure that it will benefit many people across the
country. Corporates are now coming together for a better India and we would want to
further encourage more companies to be part of such an initiative,” said Rashesh Shah,
Chairman and CEO, Edelweiss Group.
The first batch of six GSIF Fellows collaborated with three leading non-profit
organizations working in the education sector in India. Using Genpact’s Lean Six Sigma
and process excellence skills combined with EdelGive’s sector knowledge, they created the
following impact: Partnering with Teach For India (TFI), GSIF fellows, Anuj Chopra and Shreya
Khedia designed a model for increased operational efficiency for the Teach for India
fellows. This allowed for increased teaching time which will help 10,000 students
get 100 more learning hours in a year.
In a unique project with Kaivalya Education Foundation (KEF), GSIF fellows Tulsi
Sahu and Seban Babu transformed processes for the delivery of scholarships, midday
meals, and distribution of textbooks to help 55,000 students receive their books
and scholarships on time.
GSIF fellows Pankaj Bhatia and Samarendra Patra standardized Udayan Care’s
existing process framework by creating a playbook that will enable the non-profit
to double its impact by 2020 and improve the lives of 9,000 underprivileged girls.
The second batch of the fellowship was launched in July 2017 with 16 fellows working with
leading non-profits such as Kaivalya Foundation, United Way, Teach for India, Magic Bus
and NASSCOM Foundation. Through GSIF, Genpact aims to “partner for good” with more
companies and build high impact social programs that can transform the communities
where they operate.
Corporate Comm India(CCI Newswire)