Dr.B.Poongodi, Assistant Professor participated in deliberations on sustainable and best practices adopted by the stake holders at the one day CSR summit organized by The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Southern Region at The Residency, Coimbatore on 9 March 2019. Minister for Municipal Administration and Rural Development S.P.Velumani during his inaugural speech urged the industry to support through Corporate Social Responsibility activities- the housing projects for economically weaker sections in Tamil Nadu. Mr.Farhad Forbes, co-chairman of Forbes Marshall, said the affirmative actions taken by members of CII were mainly in the areas of employment, entrepreneurship development, employability, capacity building and education. Dr.B.K.Krishnaraj Vanavarayar, Chairman , Kumaraguru College of Technology, addressed the gathering that development and distribution should go together. The summit had 6 panel discussions attended by around 250 delegates from industry, academia, NGO and Government.