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CSC Alumni India

Association of Commonwealth Scholars & Fellows (ACSF) Foundation Day Celebration and Networking

Date: 16/03/2024

Duration: 18:00-21:00 (IST)

Location: Dheli

Celebrating the Foundation of the Association of Commonwealth Scholars & Fellows India (ACSF)

The Association of Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows India (ACSF) is marking its foundation day with a celebration and networking event on 16 March 2024.

Highlights of the event will include:

  • A panel discussion on ‘Global Prosperity: The three pillars of sustainable development- social, economic and environmental’
  • Welcome to all recently returned Commonwealth Scholars
  • The launch of the third and fourth editions of the ACSF newsletter

This event is led by the Association of Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows India (ACSF) with support from the British Council India on behalf of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK (CSC).


18:00 – 18:05   Opening remarks and welcome note

18:05 – 18:15   Introduction to the panel discussion

18:15 – 19:00   Panel discussion: Global Prosperity: the three pillars of sustainable development – social, economic, and environmental

19:00 – 19:15   Q&A session

19:15 – 19:25   Unveiling of the 3rd edition of the association newsletter

19:25 – 19:30   Vote of thanks

19:30 –            Networking reception and dinner

Panel speakers will include:

Dr Archana Thakur, Joint Secretary, University Grants Commission

Dr Sanjay Mishra, Senior Advisor DBT, Government of India

Seyed Ehtesham Hasnain, Scientific Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India (SAC-PM), Sharda University

Dr Pratibha Jolly, Principal Investigator, GATI

Dr Dhruva Chaudhury, President Association of Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows (ACSF); Senior Professor and Chair, Department of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine and Dean Academic affairs, PGIMS, Rohtak

Vote of thanks:

Dr Adarsh Kumar, Executive Member and Editor in Chief ACSF; Professor, Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, AIIMS