• A seminar on "Micro Credit & Entrepreneurship" to benefit craft persons was organized by the Trust on 22nd Jan'06 at Geetanjali Complex, Santiniketan.. Ms. Parveen Mahmud, Dy. MD, Palli Karma Sahayak Foundation, Ms. NazmunnesaMahtab, Prof and Chair, Dept of Women's Studies, University of Dhaka from Bangladesh, where the micro-credit experiment has been extremely successful, participated. Other speakers included Mr. Kapilananda Mandal of Vivekananda Seva Kendra and SishuUdyan (a NGO in the field of micro credit and finance), Mr. G L Tawte, Chief GM, NABARD, Mr. Roopen Roy, MD, Deloitte Consultancy. Mr. Ranjit Bhattacharyya, Professor of VisvaBharati was the moderator.

  • A seminar on "Welfare & Development Schemes for Handicraft Artisans" was organized on 6th March 2010 at Geetanjali Complex, Santineketan. Representatives of LICI, ICICI Lombard and NABARD explained to over 200 artisans the programmes and governmental initiatives taken for ensuring a better quality of life for the artisans.

  • A seminar on “Craft & Sustainable Development” was organized on 25th January 2014 at Geetanjali Complex, Santiniketan. Sri B. B. Pal, Director, Weavers’ Centre, O/o DC (Handloom), Ministry of Textiles, GOI, Sri DibyenduBasu, President, BNCCI, Smt. Bani Roy Choudhury, Executive Committee Member, BNCCI, Sri S. S. Pal, Member, BNCCI, Dr. ParbatiSengupta, Sri AurobindoSeva Kendra, Sri DebabrataSengupta, Secretary, Santiniketan Leather Cluster delivered speeches on the topic.