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Arshan Vakil, Founder and CEO, Kings Learning

Digital learning has great potential in govt. schools: Arshan Vakil, Founder and CEO, Kings Learning

Being proficient in the English language is an advantage, often unfair, in India. Not being fluent in it could mean losing out on the job you’re qualified for. One social enterprise is trying to reduce the gap. Focusing mainly on students and blue-collared workers who are at the bottom of the pyramid, Kings Learning...
CISCO partner Anudip

CSR project trained 85,000 women and youth to build careers in tech

Unemployment remains high, particularly among educated rural youth, approximately 100 million of whom are jobless or underemployed, meaning they are overqualified for the positions they hold. Buddhadev Mondal was one of these youth. Growing up in the state of West Bengal as the son of a tea-stall owner, Mondal had big plans. “I always dreamt...
Honda skill development MoU

Honda Cars India signs MoU with Automotive Skill Development Council

Honda Cars India Limited, leading manufacturer of passenger cars in India today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Automotive Skill Development Council (ASDC) for accreditation of its premier training centre - Honda Vocational Training Institute (HVTI) in Tapukara, District Alwar, Rajasthan. The MoU was signed by Mr Praveen Paranjape, Sr VP and Director...
languages in india

CSR: India’s freedom of Language

India has lost more than 250 languages in the last 50 years! According to the census more than 19,500 languages and dialects are spoken in India. According to The People’s Linguistic Survey of India (PLSI), carried out between 2010 and 2013, there are 780 languages and there could be another 100. The shocking part is...
Umeed 1000 cyclothon

RBL Bank and IIMA Alumni flags off the 5th edition of ‘Umeed 1000’ Cyclothon

In a step towards promoting education for under-privileged girl children, RBL Bank flagged off the fifth edition of ‘Umeed 1000’ - a 1000 km Cyclothon in Mumbai. The team will ride from Mumbai to Bengaluru to raise awareness and funds for the education of less privileged girl children. The Cyclothon was flagged off by...
Samsung India announces new program

Samsung’s MyDream Project with UNESCO MGIEP and Navodaya Schools

Samsung India has announced the MyDream project, a research study in collaboration with UNESCO MGIEP (Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development) and Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti to find out how to enhance learning outcomes for middle school students in India and how their stress levels can be reduced. In a separate partnership...
Canon India celebrating Children's Day

Canon India Marks Month Long Children’s Day Celebrations

Staying true to its corporate philosophy of ‘Kyosei’ - living and working together for the common good, Canon India, marked the month of November dedicated to Children’s Day celebrations. With an aim to further strengthen its dedication towards the children of the nation, the imaging marvel organised various initiatives across their adopted villages through...
Neev Abhiyan training completion certificate from Ambuja Cement

Ambuja Cement’s ‘Neev Abhiyan’ promotes Sustainable Construction

‘Neev Abhiyan’ by Ambuja Cements Ltd imparts formal training to upskill masons and contractors by strengthening their knowledge-base and technical skill-sets through certified training modules and value-added services which promote sustainable construction. Ambuja Cement has created its own curriculum for the program. This includes six training modules - Project Management, Steel Estimation & Detailing, Estimation...
Gandhi Fellow

CSR: Youth In The Footsteps of Gandhi

The need in India today is for young people with fresh ideas who could try and transform themselves to cause disproportionate change in the system and stand by it. It was out of this context that in 2008, Gandhi Fellowship emerged as a platform for youth to connect to the grassroots, understand the issues...
Next education

Next Education partners with Capgemini as Edu-tech enabler

Next Education India has collaborated with Capgemini to offer the advantages of a digital classroom to resource-starved schools as well as ones in the remotest parts of India. The project started with Next Education providing equipment and infrastructure to 6 education NGO partners of Capgemini across nine cities. By offering the solutions of TeachNext and...
Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana

Over 5 lakh candidates placed under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY)

Owing to the successful implementation of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY 2016-20), the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) continues to strive towards fulfilling the vision of a “Skilled India”. The scheme has witnessed an exponential increase in generating employment opportunities with 5.25 lakh placements. During the last financial year 2017-18, there has...
YES Digi Villages

YES BANK Launches ‘YES Digi Villages’, India’s Largest Bank-led Village Adoption Programme

The 1st YES DIGI Village was launched in Abhimayupur (erstwhile Amin) in Haryana, empowering over 100 farmers through digital and financial literacy sessions and introduction of Sim Se Pay, India’s first mobile banking solution for feature phone users and villagers with no internet connectivity. ‘YES Digi Village’ programme is envisioned to empower village communities and...
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