“PAC’s management has been very active in keeping up moral support of staff to develop the sense of confidence…” shares S.S Iyer, Head Administration & Finance, PAC

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“Think of the present and taking care of physical and mental health is very important and a major lesson that COVID-19 has thought me” shares Dhanya Murali, a budding professional.

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“COVID-19 has taught us a lesson to include a contingency budget, to deal with any emergencies in future” shares his views Chandra Shekar Gowda, COO, Thapar Foundation.

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“COVID-19 has taught us the importance of being agile and resilient to survive and succeed…” shares  Ankita Puri, Head of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science at UK – India Partnership.

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“Hygiene has been given much importance. Simple things like Namaste has been brought back to our lives by a pandemic like COVID-19”, shares Ajit Thandur, Owner – Organic- A Farm Retreat.

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“Street animals have also been badly affected by the pandemic. During the lockdown & Post lockdown, VCARE  members with the help of volunteers have been feeding the stray animals” shares Nandita Amin, Chairperson, VCARE in Talk it Over with RJ Annapoorna.

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“Green economy recovery is one area that elucidates on COVID-19 recovery aspect by focusing on utilising available natural resources in order to reduce carbon dioxide and negative climate changes caused” – shares, Dr. Fahmida Khatun, Executive Director, CPD, Bangladesh in an interview Talk It Over with RJ Annapoorna Ravichander.

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“The Government should have a cyclic view & approach to all important essentials like health, environment etc. not look at is a standalone problem” shares Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander in #STIP 2020 #Thoughts for India

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“COVID 19 has secondary effect on current inequalities, systems & services, institutions like health, education & governance” shares Peter Taylor, IDS, Director of Research in Talk It Over with RJ Annapoorna.

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“COVID-19 has influenced tourism industries, micro entrepreneurs and has given an insight to rectify gaps that prevails between them & government” shares Geethanjali Dhar, Founder, IT Nature Club in Talk It Over with RJ Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander

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“We need to learn to deal with COVID-19 crisis and not bow down to it” states Dr. Anindya Chatterjee, Regional Director Asia, IDRC, in an interview to Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander, ED, PAF on RadioActive CR 90.4MHz.

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“COVID-19 has been very difficult times for all of us. I would say whether it is an organisation or an individual, Communication, Patience and Perseverance are the very key to build resilience,” shares  Dr. Anupama Shetty, General Manager and Head, CSR initiatives, Narayana Health in an interview to Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander, ED, PAF, on RadioActive CR 90.4MHz.

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“We maintained good relations with all the people we work with during the COVID-19 situation” states Dr. Jai Asundi, Executive Director, CSTEP in an interview to Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander, ED, PAF, on RadioActive CR 90.4MHz.

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“People appreciate meaningful engagement during such times like the pandemics”: shares Sonja Founder and Owner of Public Engagement shares in an interview to Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander, ED, PAF, on RadioActive CR 90.4MHz.

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“COVID-19 has exposed the shortcomings of Government policies., mindset/thinking of people/individuals…” shares Nitin Pai co-founder and director of the Takshashila Institution in an interview to Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander, ED, PAF, on RadioActive CR 90.4MHz.

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” We create spaces and facilitate processes that awaken collective intelligence. By collaborating with our partners, and based on systemic approaches, we co-create ideas and actions to address complex and wicked problems” shares Vanesa Weyrauch co-founder of Politics & Ideas and in an interview to Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander, ED, PAF, on RadioActive CR 90.4MHz.

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“I personally think that we need to work more on our state of readiness to deal with pandemics like COVID-19” shares Dr. Meena Nair, Head-Reasearch, Public Affairs Centre in an interview to Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander, ED, PAF, on RadioActive CR 90.4MHz.

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“In response to COVID-19 we have invited our partners to write articles focusing on policy making” shares Andrea Ordonez, Director, Southern Voice in an interview to Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander, ED, PAF, on RadioActive CR 90.4MHz on the show – Talk it Over

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“Life is changing. COVID-19, along with the emerging Digital world is creating immense changes.”
shares Murray Culshaw, Development Consultant   in an interview to Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander, ED, PAF, on RadioActive CR 90.4MHz on the show – Talk it Over

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“It would be best to keep oneself informed and aware in a very calm manner. It would be good for people to follow signs in order to contain and mitigate the infections” shares Dr. Thelma Narayan, Director Public Affairs Foundation in an interview to Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander, ED, PAF, on RadioActive CR 90.4MHz.

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“My advice to Think Tanks and organisations regarding funding is to try to get the same type of funding during COVID-19” shares Enrique Mendizabal, Founder & Director, On Think Tanks in an interview to Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander, ED, PAF, on RadioActive CR 90.4MHz.

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Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander, Executive Director, Public Affairs Foundation had a tête-à-tête with Jeff Thindwa, Program Manager, Global Partnership for Social Accountability (GPSA), on COVID-19.

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In an interview on RadioActive CR 90.4MHz Sanjaya Krishnamurti Senior Fellow, PAC shared, that we should ensure a humane, safe and orderly migration in an interview with Dr Annapoorna Ravichander, Executive Director, PAF

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Dr Annapoorna Ravichander, ED, PAF interviewed G. Gurucharan, Director, PAC on his views on COVID-19 and the recommendations PAC has sent to the Government of Karnataka.

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Enhancing return on social investment – An evolution of the CSR activities reveals challenges, as also opportunities (Business India) by Dr. Lalita Pulavarti and Mr. Ravishankar Rao

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