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Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in India

CSR: Empowering Women Entrepreneurs In India

Gender equality is still a dream for future in our country. Many powerful women have managed to rise in the patriarchal society we live in, however it is still long way to go before we manage to bring equality for women in every aspect personally and professionally. Working towards the cause, Procter & Gamble (P&G)...

CSR: The Nation’s Truck Drivers Are Burning Out

Forming the backbone of India’s thriving economy, the trucking industry plays an integral role in driving the growth of our nation. However, the stressful and demanding nature of the work done by the truckers, who drive this industry, impacts their physical and mental well-being.  A month long research study, covering over 1000 truckers has been...
Castor bean plant

CSR: Introducing Sustainable Castor Bean Program

Leading chemical companies have empowered 1,019 Indian farmers in their journey to create a framework for sustainable castor bean production. Arkema, a global leader in specialty chemicals and advanced materials; BASF, the world's leading chemical company; Jayant Agro-Organics Ltd., a pioneer in castor oil based chemicals in India, and Solidaridad, an international civil society...
Training Women in Paramedic skills

CSR: Empowering Women With Paramedic Skills

According to Union Ministry of Health and Welfare Data, Healthcare sector in India is facing acute shortage of trained professionals. There has been a shortage of 2 lakh paramedics in the country till 2015. Addressing the national concern, while working towards social issues such as women empowerment and healthcare in rural India, Apollo Munich Health...
Bamboo Craftsmen

CSR: Enabling Empowerment Of Bamboo Craftsmen

Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) in association with the Bamboo and Cane Development Institute (BCDI) organised a design development and technical training workshop for bamboo and cane craftsmen in the Barpeta district of Assam. The month-long workshop was organised in a remote village, located around 100 kms from Dispur and Guwahati, to train 25...
Children nutrition education

CSR: Nutrition To Encourage Education

Nutrition is an important aspect of every growing economy. According to UNICEF, 20 per cent of children under five years of age suffer from wasting due to acute under nutrition in India. More than one third of the world’s children who are wasted live in India. Forty-three per cent of Indian children under five...

CSR: Say WAAT to Online Crimes

Online abuse, trolling and cyber bullying are rampant in cyberspace. Research by software security firm Norton found that 76% of women under age 30 have faced some form of online abuse or harassment. The problem is a pertinent one in an age where social interactions, education and professional activities take place via a digital...
CSR: Adopt A Village, Educate And Transform Rural India

CSR: Adopt A Village, Educate And Transform Rural India

Although rural India faces a plethora of challenges, right from the regulation of electricity and water supply to farming and transportation of the produce to the markets to bringing in a reform through education and development, technology coupled with a vision can bring in a sea change to the rural landscape of the country. AAS...

CSR: 15 Years Old Boy Cycles To SPEAK OUT

The scope of bullying has multiplied in the last few years with students from varied socio-economic backgrounds interacting with each other. It could either be for not having a premium smart phone or for posts on a variety of social media platforms. Although it has been a part of the growing process amongst peers,...
Empowering the girl child

CSR: Empowering The Girl Child

It is important in today’s world for everyone to be independent and self reliant. With changing times, India is leaving its patriarchal society back while adapting to equality. However, in order to successfully implement and imbibe these values in every part of the country, it is important to enable equal opportunities for everyone without...
Digital literacy in Rural India

CSR: EDII To Create 36,000 Rural Enterprises Under SVEP

Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), a resource Institute for Entrepreneurship Education, Research, Training and Institution Building has helped improve rural livelihood and employment in village under Start-up Village Entrepreneurship Programme (SVEP), a sub-scheme of National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM), Ministry of Rural Development. It is dedicated to create sustainable self-employment opportunities for a large...
Skilling India for employment

CSR: Stepping Towards Skilled India

Unemployment in India has always been an issue. According to the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) data, there are currently nearly 31 million unemployed Indians looking for jobs. In order to curb the situation, Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) was launched in 2016 with an aim to skill 1 crore youth by...

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