Source:Enabling Sustainable Livelihood for Youth (2018)
Pune City Connect (PCC) is a Section 8 non-profit company. It is an industry led platform and aims to leverage the individual efforts and innovative spirit of Pune’s corporates, citizens and local government to catalyze the transformation of the city into the most livable city inIndia. Industry holds tremendous potential to help implement this vision through its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives.
In order to harness this potential, PCC aims to be the common platform through which the industry’s CSR efforts with respect to education,cleanliness, digital literacy and enabling livelihoods can be streamlined so as to maximize impact. Corporates present in Pune are noticeably active in some of these CSR areas in their individual capacities. Synergizing these efforts, cross-learning through best practices and co-planning activities can lead to greater and sustained impact.
PCC has a 5-year MoU with the PMC with effect from 9th Nov 2015, wherein PCC has a mandate to take up projects/ initiatives through CSR as per PMC’s requirements. Currently Pune City Connect (PCC) is running 4 tracks, viz. Quality Education, Cleanliness, Digital Literacy and Sustainable Livelihood.