IECC21 Sponsors & Partners 

IECC21 is being organised by EvalYouth India volunteers with support from various agencies. Evaluation Community of India, the parent body of EY India provides mentoring and guidance support and online webinar platform. Apart from this, various agencies are supporting this initiative through support in kind, as listed below.

Title Sponsor

Vergese Kurian Policy Lab (VKPL) of IRMA, Anand, Gujarat 

IRMA is a premier institution of professional learning offering Management programmes with a focus on understanding real management problems and socio-economic realities of under-served communities through intensive fieldwork. Experienced faculty members from reputed national and international institutions collaborate to inspire and create the thinkers of tomorrow for a better world.  IRMA offers world-class infrastructure for learning at their 60-acre-green campus. It offers Post Graduate, Fellowship and Mid-career/in-service education, research and consulting in rural management. Founded in 1979, IRMA’s mission is to promote all-round sustainable rural development through professional management. IRMA’s synergy with Government and Non-Government Institutions as well as International Development Organizations provides the students with an ideal ecosystem for learning, research as well as implementation experience of real on-the-ground projects.

IRMA’s The Verghese Kurien Policy Lab (VKPL) at IRMA undertakes research based on micro-data and helps evaluate policies and development programs of the central and state governments. The methodological focus of the lab is on quasi and field experiments. VKPL is committed to sharing of its research and field-level findings as well as developmental strategies with policy-makers and implementing agencies. The central research themes of the lab include problems related with livelihood strategies, decentralization and governance, empowerment of women, financial inclusion, relationship between rural households and markets, provision of public services, and impact of rights-based schemes and programs. 


Sri Sri University, Cuttack, Odisha 

Sri Sri University, Cuttack, Odisha a State Private University established by Sri Sri University Act- 2009 by Odisha State Legislative Assembly, has been founded by His Holiness Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar a global humanitarian and thought leader in Yoga and meditation. The University - a Pioneer academic institute in India offered value based education that combines Western innovations with the ancient values and wisdom of the East. Sri Sri University offers education in the field of Management, Yogic Science, Science, Governance, Agriculture, Architecture, Doctoral Studies and has championed in bringing in creative innovation through research and field practices in the fields of Yoga, Performing and Visual Arts, Architecture, Management, Social Sciences and Health & Wellness. SSU aims to Learn, Lead and Serve through the holistic education for the national and international students in smoke free, drug free and alcohol free campus from 2012. Sri Sri University is recognized by UGC, AICTE, Ministry of HRD and Government of India and Government of Odisha.

Prize to one winner team:

Mind Management Program


Process Partner

Support in conduction of the competition, social media management, etc.

Impact Pod

Impact Pod is an IIT Bombay alumni initiative to support social organizations through probono consulting services. It aims to support non-profits, grass-root agencies, and social enterprises in every step of their journey to create impact at scale.

ImpactPod is curated and co-led by Bhagyashree Patil and Girish Chandankar, alumni of CTARA , IIT Bombay. Bhagyashree is young professional in social impact space and currently working as Sr. Manager- Social Impact at CSRBOX ,whereas, Girish brings on table tech-driven solutions to solve social issues, he is currently developing Machine Learning products in HCL Technologies.