Humanitarian Aid International Conference at India Habitat Center
Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswatiji, Secretary-general of GIWA, addressed the conference by Humanitarian Aid International at India Habitat Center on the important role of faith based organizations and civil society organizations in Disaster Risk Reduction. The panel was chaired by eminent journalist Shri Vir Sanghvi and also included Dr. V. Thiruppagazh, Joint Secretary National Disaster Management Authority, Govt of India, Shefali Chaturdevi, CEO, CII Foundation and Jagadananda, co-founder CYSD and former Odisha State Information Commissioner. Member of Parliament Shashi Tharoor and many other top representatives from Civil Society and NGOs were also present. She represented the faith sector, sharing the work of Global Interfaith WASH Alliance.