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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...
CSR: Adopt A Village, Educate And Transform Rural India

CSR: Qualitative Education For Everyone

Education should not be a privilege but a right to everyone. However, it would only matter in the cause of progress and economic development if the education is qualitative. It does not make any sense to teach the students, the detailed working of Black and white TV in the era of LED and smart...
Block Printing Art

CSR: Reviving And Preserving Folk Art

India is known for its rich heritage, culture and traditions. The art and fashion in the country is often a reflection to these. Folk art forms of India are highly popular in the international market. However, some of them are losing its existence, because of the complexity of the work, time consuming procedures and...
Books Donation Drive

CSR: Books For Right To Education

It is rightly said that Education is the key to success. It is like a light of dawn after an extended darkness of ignorance, illiteracy, poverty and everything else that holds us back from becoming a superpower. Government of India has realised the importance of education and is working towards providing quality education to...
Financial Inclusion in India

CSR: Financial Inclusion To Kick Off In Gujarat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has envisioned a digital India. In lieu of this the government is working hard towards bringing financial inclusion in every part of the country. In support of this initiative, Vodafone Foundation has launched Jaadu Ginni Ka - its financial literacy program to build a financially inclusive nation. Financial inclusion is the...

CSR: Investing Finance Systematically And Committing To Protocols

The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) is the leading global network for investors, committed to integrating environmental, social governance (ESG) practices into investment policies and practices. Kotak Asset Management Company (Kotak Mutual Fund) recently signed the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment, becoming the first asset management company to lead the responsible investing narrative...
Children Eating at Nandhar

CSR: Nandghar For Women And Child Empowerment

Empowering rural women and children is required for the upliftment of their standard of living as well as the overall economic development of the country. An average village worker earns between 30-80 rupees a day. The amount is not enough in today’s market to provide for nutritious meals as well as proper healthcare and...

Salman Khan’s Latest Ad Campaign Features Unsung Heroes Of India

The fashion industry gets a bad rap for promoting capitalism and a culture of excess. Various fashion houses around the world (Prada, Tsumori Chisato, Prabal Gurung) are preserving the art and heritage of indigenous people. Closer home in India, fashion designers like Gaurang, Krishna Mehta, Samant Chauhan and Shruti Sancheti are supporting families of...
Digital literacy in Rural India

Digital Literacy For Rural Upliftment

India is estimated to be the economic superpower of the future. Globalization has empowered the country and its youth to grow significantly. However, large percentage of India’s population still remains un-impacted to this progress. This is because of lack of digital literacy in the rural India. In India, approximately 40% population is living below poverty...
India's first electric locomotive

CSR: India Flags Off Its First E-loco Manufacturing Facility

Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the ‘Make in India’ Madhepura Electric Locomotive Facility to the nation and remotely flagged off the country’s first all-electric locomotive from Madhepura in Bihar. Railway is responsible for generating 22 million tonnes of Carbon dioxide every year. The railways had been working towards electrifying its major routes in order to...

CSR: Educating All For A Transformative Change

The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act or Right to Education Act (RTE), is an Act of the Parliament of India, which was enacted on 4 August 2009. According to the website, it describes the modalities of the importance of free and compulsory education for children between 6 and 14 in...
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