18th SKOCH Summit | Thursday & Friday | 23rd & 24th October 2008 | India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
18th Skoch Summit was held in October 2008 with the theme “Ideating Third Generation Reforms”. The emphasis was on enabling specific and deliberate social policies (enacted and pursued) that positively affect social well-being and security in the country. The critical areas of focus, therefore, were local governance, education and employability, disaster management and social security (including financial inclusion, micro-insurance and policies directed at bridging the socio-economic disparities). The conference saw spirited discussions and meaningful debate with the participants concluding unanimously to pursue detailed deliberations on evolving an executable framework for the issues.