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STEAM lab at NES School

CSR: STEAM Education Gathering Steam In Schools

Globally, the term STEAM is used to indicate ways in which the Arts or art-practices (and sometimes more broadly the Humanities and Social sciences) engage with the STEM education subjects of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. The number of students choosing post-compulsory study of STEM subjects is seen as being critical to a country’s economic...
Sachin Tendulkar with Anna University Students at BMW Group Plant Chennai

SKILL NEXT» technical skilling initiative launched

Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and students from the College of Engineering of Anna University, launched ‘SKILL NEXT»’, a technical skilling initiative. Together, they assembled a BMW engine and transmission at the main assembly line of BMW Group Plant Chennai to commemorate the beginning of the project. Through the initiative, 365 BMW engine and transmission units...
teachers in India

CSR: Teachers In India

Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Azad has said, “If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher.” Teachers have always received a lot of respect...
Magsaysay awardee Sonam Wangchuk

CSR: Ladakhi Innovator and Mumbai-based Psychiatrist Win Magsaysay Award 2018

Sonam Wangchuk, who inspired actor Aamir Khan's character in 3 Idiots, has made India proud. He is one of two Indians to be given the Ramon Magsaysay Award this year, recognised as Asia's premier prize, “honouring greatness of spirit and transformative leadership.” The prestigious award is given to persons -- regardless of race, nationality,...
Skilling Youth for Internships Abroad

CSR: Skilling Youth For Internships Abroad

India has the world’s largest youth workforce today and it is estimated that there will be 104.62 million fresh entrants in the labour market by 2022. However, the current youth unemployment rate continues to remain as high as 10% with 31 million unemployed in India and more importantly, 43% of India’s youth are not...
Donate Books

Donate Books To Participate In National Development

Education is the movement from darkness to light. Many pupils in India are always in darkness because they don't have access to the books needed to educate themselves. There is another side of India where people have the books but are discarded after they have been used only once. Book donation is a way to...
Bihar skill development mission

CSR: Recruit-Train And Deploy To Skill The Youth

The number of people looking for jobs is at an all time high in India. According to the data on the official website of the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), there are currently nearly 31 million unemployed Indians looking for jobs. In order to reduce the unemployment rate and utilise the potential of...
Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in India

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

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...

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