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Maruti Suzuki welcomes second batch

Maruti Suzuki’s Japan-India Institute for Manufacturing welcomes 2nd batch

After recording 100% placement for its first batch, Maruti Suzuki’s Japan-India Institute for Manufacturing (JIM) at Ganpat University in Mehsana, Gujarat welcomed its second batch of 362 students. JIM is a part of a joint initiative between the Government of Japan and Government of India to create a pool of 30000 skilled manpower for...
cybersecurity

CSR: Cybersecurity Jobs In India

After the historic move of demonetisation in 2016, the government of India has tried to push the country towards digitisation. This has led to a drastic increase in demand for the cybersecurity professionals. There was at least 1 cybercrime reported in India every 10 minutes the first half of 2016. However, the lack of talent...
skill programmes

CSR: Govt. Moves To Standardise Skill Programmes

About 2.5 crore individuals have been trained under various skill programmes of the government. Out of this, more than 50 lakh have been trained under the ministry's flagship scheme – Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY). The scheme has been criticised in the past for its poor track record in placing candidates. The PMKVY dashboard,...
sex education in India

CSR: Sex Education for Adolescents in India

Sex education among children is almost non-existent in India. Talking openly about sex is considered to be a taboo in the country which acts as a barrier in delivering this knowledge effectively to Indian children and adolescents. However, it is overlooked not only by the society but also by the Indian healthcare system. Nearly one...

Project Nanhi Kali pledges to educate half a million girls in the next three years

Estimates show that on an average, a girl in India receives less than four years of education in her lifetime. There are alarming statistics that will require a collaborative and long-term effort by the industry. Project Nanhi Kali has committed to educating a total of half a million girl children in the next three years....
empowering entrepreneurship

CSR: Empowering Entrepreneurship Through Co-Creation

It is well known fact that India is a country of opposites. However, the paradox in entrepreneurship is rather inconspicuous. What is alarming is however is that while Indians are inherently entrepreneurial, they find it very difficult to set up and run businesses with ease. Access to technical knowledge, finance, market and poor entrepreneurship...
quality of education

CSR: Education In India Needs Attention

India of the ancient times was labelled the Golden Bird. We had gathered immense wealth not limited to monetary gains, since our real wealth lay in the gamut of practical, spiritual and philosophical knowledge. From the time of Nalanda University in the 5th Century C.E., India attracted scholars, students and thinkers from around the...

Samsung India Builds New Campus at Government School in Karnataka’s Kolar District

Samsung India has inaugurated a new campus with six new classrooms at the Kembodi Government School in Karnataka’s Kolar district. This will help the school scale up to accommodate up to 300 students, up from 156 students earlier. So far, students from three different classes were forced to sit in the same classroom for...
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Soft skills are essential in work environment: Clement Chauvet, Chief, Skills and Business development, UNDP India.

“Women who have worked before marriage are more likely to come back to work after a break of few years than those who have not worked at all,” said Clement Chauvet, Chief, Skill and Business Development, UNDP India. In conversation with Pramit Ghosh from The CSR Journal, Chauvet elaborated on various programs that UNDP is...
Anurag Mehrotra, Ford India

Ford India Launches Happy Schools Program in Gurgaon/NCR

Ford has announced the expansion of its ‘Happy Schools’ initiative in Gurgaon/NCR. Focused on bridging the gaps with the introduction of a unique art-based-curriculum, the Happy Schools program in Gurgaon/NCR will cover 10 Government/ Aided primary schools in the first phase, benefiting more than 1000 children. The Happy Schools is Ford’s ongoing initiative to improve...
ACC Vidya Utkarsh

ACC Vidya Utkarsh encourages reading and education in Chandrapur District

ACC Limited today facilitated a book distribution drive providing students of Chandrapur District access to 31,000 new books weighing about 28 tonnes, worth INR 80 lakhs. As part of its flagship programme ACC Vidya Utkarsh, ACC TRUST has provided quality reading material ranging from storybooks and textbooks on science and social studies to literary...
Axis Bank

Axis Bank adopts 108 remote govt schools across Ladakh

Axis Bank, in collaboration with 17000 ft Foundation, a non-profit based in Ladakh, has adopted 108 remote government schools of Ladakh under a 3 year project to improve infrastructure and bring in learning improvement for the children of these schools. In the first year (2017), each school received a playground and library consisting of...
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