A sapling for every girl child

Philanthropist Harpal Singh shares how his passion for the environment and well-being of the girl child led him to start The Nanhi Chhaan Foundation, an NGO which creates a more nurturing environment by distributing saplings and empowering young females.

Recorded at INK2011, Jaipur, India


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Harpal Singh

Healthcare revolutionary

The Mentor and Chairman Emeritus of one of India’s leading hospital chains, Fortis Healthcare, Harpal Singh is also the Founder Chairman of the Nanhi Chhaan Foundation, an initiative in support of the girl child and the environment. Harpal is also currently the Chairman of the Save the Children, India. He has chaired the second and third India Health Summit and delivered the prestigious ‘Friday Lecture’ at the Royal Institute of Great Britain on Integrating Global Healthcare.


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Sheida Jaffer

Working with women and girl child in Kenya, this is an amazing idea....looking after the girl-child and the environment...commendable...especially coming from a Man!!...sheida

Anjali Mehra Gogia

Sir,I loved your talk and identified with it as passionate social causes are what will reach out in the society more than government schemes and subsidies.
Look forward to meeting you.

shashi menon

Proud of you. To my late father who respected and looked up to you always. May the Lord bless you and your family always. You inspire.

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