Development Dialogue 2016

The Deshpande Foundation honored Agastya International Foundation with the Sandbox Catalyst Award at this year's Development Dialogue at Hubbali. 
The award was given to Agastya by Nobel laureate Prof. Muhammad Yunus, and Dr. Gururaj 'Desh' Deshpande, for remarkable contribution to North Karnataka in raising the standard of public education. 

Seen in the picture from Left to Right- renowned Indian journalist Shekhar Gupta, Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus, Agastya Chairman Ramji Raghavan, Anousheh Ansari- first Iranian in space, Desh Deshpande, and Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy. 
We are extremely grateful to have this honor bestowed upon us, and we will continue in our efforts to spark young minds and nurture creativity in North Karnataka.