CSR in village school: challenge after success

Jagannath Mohanty (Department of Management, Institute of Management Technology, Nagpur, India)
Shivnath Sinha (Department of Management, Institute of Management Technology, Nagpur, India)

Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies

ISSN: 2045-0621

Publication date: 28 July 2017


Subject area

Corporate social responsibility (CSR).

Study level/applicability

Graduate, undergraduate and executive education.

Case overview

The Institute of Management Technology, Nagpur, in the year 2013 started the Centre for Corporate Governance to emerge as an academic and research center for the industries in the vicinity of Nagpur and engage industries in CSR activities. On completion of one year of the center, the team responsible for execution of the programs was disappointed with the Centre’s progress. They decided to start an empowerment program with students from a poor village school. The initiative was well received by the school and its students. Now the team is facing the challenge of sustainability and scale up of the initiative.

Expected learning outcomes

To understand the concept and motives of CSR; to evaluate how a nonprofit-making entity can contribute to its communities; to explain the nuances of stakeholder engagement; social empowerment and inclusiveness; and student engagement and volunteerism.

Supplementary materials

Teaching Notes are available for educators only. Please contact your library to gain login details or email support@emeraldinsight.com to request teaching notes.

Subject code

CSS 11: Strategy.



Mohanty, J. and Sinha, S. (2017), "CSR in village school: challenge after success", Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies, Vol. 7 No. 3. https://doi.org/10.1108/EEMCS-08-2016-0164



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