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Women Orbiting Change

While women in today’s era are still expected to be good at cooking, stitching, household chores and baby-sitting among others, many of them are busy taking up roles as leading scientists. When pictures of Mars Orbiter Mission and launch of 104 satellites by India were released, some frequently seen pictures were of saree-clad, women next...
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Sustainable Growth Is A Positive Circle Of Influence: RBS Foundation

The CSR Journal spoke to Pankaj Phatarphod and Sunil Kumar from Royal Bank of Scotland India and its foundation. Phatarphod is the Chairperson of RBS India Foundation and Kumar is the Head of Sustainability of RBS India. They shared their views on several topics including the role of corporate foundations in India's CSR sector and...

Vote Responsibly: Say No To NOTA

The election season is here. While many of you may be selecting your candidate, some of you may be keen on choosing the None of The Above (NOTA) option while casting your vote. But before you exercise your franchise as NOTA, know some essential details about it and then vote wisely. The provision of NOTA...
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Unfair To Ask Corporations, Funds For State Duties: Sanjay Raut, Veteran Leader, Shiv Sena

Member of Parliament from Shiv Sena, Sanjay Raut speaks out on Maharashtra government's decision to build Shivaji Memorial at the cost of Rs. 3600 crore. He spoke to The CSR Journal about social responsibility and corporate firms. Thank you for watching the interview until the very end. We appreciate the time you have given us. In addition,...
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Rs 3,600 Crore For Shivaji Memorial Isn’t A Big Amount For Maharashtra Govt, Nawab Malik, National Spokesperson, NCP

Rs 3,600 Crore For Shivaji Memorial Isn't A Big Amount For Maharashtra Govt: Nawab Malik, NCP Supporting the announcement made by the BJP-led state government, Nawab Malik, National Spokesperson, NCP believes that Maharashtra can certainly afford the Shivaji Memorial. While Fadnavis government asked corporate firms to use CSR funds for transformation of 1000 villages, the...
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Accountability Standards Should Be Set To Monitor CSR Expenditure: Abu Azmi, Samajwadi Party

Talking to The CSR Journal, Abu Azmi, veteran leader of Samajwadi Party in Mumbai expresses his views on Shivaji Memorial slated to be built in the state at an extravagant cost. Azmi believes that CSR expenditure should be monitored to ensure its maximum utilisation. Thank you for watching the interview until the very end. We appreciate the...

CSR Ependiture 2016: Environment & Sports Lose While Education & Health Get More Funds

Year by year, expenditure in the corporate social responsibility (CSR) realm is increasing. CSR spending this year increased remarkably by 22% from 6,800 crore last year to Rs 8,300 crore in fiscal year 2016. Moving closer to the mandate of two percent, the average spending rose to 1.64% in fiscal 2016 as compared to...

The Beauty of Going Beyond Deformity

Do not be surprised if you happen to see a polio-affected person holding up his crutches and directing the traffic at Chinchpokli junction, Mumbai. Polio-affected Vinod Chavan has his happy hours when he helps people. A resident of Vadala area in Mumbai, Chavan was merely seven months old when he was detected with polio and...
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CSR Can’t Be A Separate Hat To Wear In A Business: Princess Laurentien of Netherlands, Founder & Member of the Board, Missing Chapter Foundation

Hailing from the royal family of Netherlands, Princess Laurentien works on several social and environmental issues focusing on sustainability, literacy and children’s participation. She is the founder of Missing Chapter Foundation (MCF), an organisation which has been functioning to ponder and work on curious questions and suggestions posed by children and teenagers on serious...

25% Students Leave Class VIII Without Basic Reading Skills

Questioning the quality of education imparted in India, a report revealed that one out of every four students leaving Class VIII cannot read text of Class II level. Basic reading skills are found to be lacking in these children making it further difficult for them to decide on a career option. Assessing the Indian education...
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Only Education Is Not Enough, Human Rights Education Is Needed – Kerry Kennedy, President, Robert F Kennedy Human Rights

Kerry Kennedy serves as the President of Robert F Kennedy Human Rights based in the United States of America. She hails from a family with a strong political background.Talking to The CSR Journal, Kennedy stressed on the need of child rights and human rights education. She also highlighted the power of strong determined people...

Meet The Man Who Feeds 600 Relatives Of Cancer Patients Daily

How many of us have ever wondered about relatives of poor patients coming to metro cities from far-flung areas for health treatment? Most times, these relatives tend to end up ignoring their food and health while serving their unwell dear ones. Harakhchand Savla, a Mumbai based hotelier turned social activist has been feeding relatives of...
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