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Nestlé India Supports Girl Child Education in Partnership with Nanhi Kali

Nestlé India extends its support to girl child education in association with Nanhi Kali, one of the largest community programs imparting education to underprivileged girl children across India. This initiative further strengthens the Nestlé Healthy Kids Programme which has already reached out to about 1,00,000 beneficiaries. Project Nanhi Kali, jointly managed by K. C....

Haryana To Improve Quality Of Education Through CSR

The Haryana government has framed a state-level Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) co-ordination committee on education with an aim to fill funding gaps in the government school projects. Considering the presence of a large number of corporate houses in the state, the Haryana government has formulated an implementation plan for its CSR policy, in a bid...

WPP India CSR Foundation Launches Programme with Magic Bus and HOPE Foundation

The WPP India Corporate Social Responsibility Foundation launched its implementation programme to bring about holistic development in the lives of upto 20,000 underprivileged children and youth in Mumbai and Delhi in collaboration with its implementation partners Magic Bus and HOPE foundation, at a school in Andheri, Mumbai. This CSR initiative aims to empower children and...

Redefining CSR- The CSR Journal SWAG Awards 2016

Mumbai: The CSR Journal established a platform to honour individual social contributions through SWAG (Social Welfare & Growth) Awards, 2016 on July 8 in Mumbai. The news portal will take a leap forward with the launch of ‘The CSR Journal TV’ and a bimonthly magazine by early 2017 on (Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). These initiatives are...

Transgenders Apply For Teaching Posts In UP For The First Time

At least 69 members of the ‘third gender’ have applied for the posts of lecturers and assistant teachers in colleges and schools for the first time in Uttar Pradesh. This is also the first time that the Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Service Selection Board (UPSESSB) is keeping the data on transgender applicants. As part of the...

About 14 Lakh Child Labourers In India Cannot Write Their Names

According to figures published by CRY- Child Rights and You, close to 1.4 million child labourers in India in the age group of 7-14 years cannot write their names. The analysis of Census data by CRY reveals that one in three child labourers in the said age group are illiterate. This is the grim...

Student Leadership Programme

Indian Development Foundation (IDF) launched Student Leadership Programme (SLP) - training leadership skills among students in different schools in Mumbai.   Students will be mostly drawn from aided/ unaided/ municipal schools.  The first pilot project with 50 students was launched in Mumbai during the academic year 2013-14.  Looking at the success, the team scaled...

NSDC Plans to Mobilise Rs 200 Crore by Tapping Corporates CSR Funds

National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) is planning to mobilise around Rs 200 crore by tapping CSR funds of corporate houses. The money will be utilised to fund some of the skill development programmes and to set up training centres across the country. Jayant Krishna, CEO, National skill Development Corporation (NSDC), said to boost skill development...

Ingersoll Rand partnered with Agastya International Foundation to launch Mobile Science Lab for the economically disadvantaged government school students in remote, rural areas and train teachers from the government schools in hands on pedagogy in Ghaziabad. The science centre was inaugurated at the Government Inter College, Nandgram, Ghaziabad. Children trained and educated by Agastya International...

Science Lab for rural kids launched in Ghaziabad

Ingersoll Rand partnered with Agastya International Foundation to launch Mobile Science Lab for the economically disadvantaged government school students in remote, rural areas and train teachers from the government schools in hands on pedagogy in Ghaziabad. The science centre was inaugurated at the Government Inter College, Nandgram, Ghaziabad. Children trained and educated by Agastya International...

Google and Tata Trusts Expand ‘Internet Saathi’ Program to Four More States

Google India and Tata Trusts have expanded their program ‘Internet Saathi’ in four more states namely - West Bengal, Assam, Uttar Pradesh and Tripura. The program launched in July, 2015, trains women in rural India about the benefits of Internet.  The joint initiative aims to overcome the digital gender disparity in rural India and empower...

Tata Trusts Partners with The Nudge Foundation for poverty alleviation

Tata Trusts and The Nudge Foundation, a Bangalore-based non-profit working on poverty alleviation at scale; announced a strategic partnership to alleviate poverty. The collaboration aims to further innovate on their flagship ‘Programme in Life Management’ in their Gurukuls and work to gear up for a growth target of 7x in 2016-17. The livelihoods portfolio...
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