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Educational Rights of 80 Tribal Children of Migrant Workers Restored

Future Generali India Insurance Company Limited (FGII) has extended its support to 'Muktashala'- a residential facility to restore the educational rights of 80 tribal children of migrant workers at Mahad in Raigad district of Maharashtra. The initiative of the facility is aimed to emphasise and uplift the society through constructing and supporting sustainable solutions...

Bajaj V Recognises Unsung Heroes As Invincible Indians

Bajaj V by Bajaj Auto launched an initiative titled ‘Invincible Indians: Stories that Invoke Pride Everyday’ on Tuesday. The initiative aims to uncover stories of ordinary Indians who by their resolve and determination performed extraordinary acts in the service of society. In the initial phase, five Indians from different parts of India were felicitated in...

79% Parents Feel Our School System Lacks Freedom

Time and again, our school education system has been receiving flak. A recent survey conducted in Mumbai considering 800 people reaffirm the concern of parents about the current academic system. Parents are losing faith in the prevailing education system as 75% admit to alienation of school learning from the real and practical world, a study...

How Important Is Investing In Educational Infrastructure?

While we talk quite passionately about Right to Education for every child, an important factor usually takes a backseat in the list of priorities. Requisite infrastructure and staff with adequate quality standards often lag behind in education system. It was Universal Children’s Day on Sunday, November 20 and India too recently celebrated Indian Children’s Day...

Further to Demonetization, 100 Villages to go Digital Under CSR

n the stir of demonetisation, ICICI Bank will be transforming 100 villages into ICICI Digital Villages. This is part of the digital ecosystem across the country, including rural India, in the wake of demonetisation of high value currencies. Villages spread across the length and breadth of the country will enable villagers to use digital channels for banking and...

The Relevance of Niche Social Solutions

India is a country of scale.  Together, we suffer at scale, celebrate at scale, attempt to resolve and solve at scale.  Across the country, the larger issues of poverty, illiteracy, corruption and such other evils thrive at scale.  It is only logical that when we attempt resolving such issues, solutions be crafted for scale. It is...

Nasscom Foundation Says Most Firms Spend 70% CSR Fund on Education

Nasscom Foundation on Thursday in its yet-to-be-released report, has said that a substantial number of companies have spent more than 60-70% of their corporate social responsibility (CSR) spend in education initiatives and the remaining half spend between 30-40% of their budget in education. "Education forms the major chunk of CSR spend: A substantial number of...

EDGE 2016 Focuses on Collaborations in the Social Sector

EdelGive Foundation, the strategic philanthropic arm of Edelweiss Group recently hosted the annual forum EDGE 2016. The fifth edition witnessed participation from grassroots organizations, distinguished corporates, philanthropists and social development experts. This initiative focused on the theme of ‘Why collaborations don’t work’ in the field of philanthropy. The engagement platform provided opportunities and insights...

The Akshaya Patra Foundation Celebrates 16 Years of Unlimited Food for Education

The Akshaya Patra Foundation has completed 16 years and all along the Foundation has strived to address the two main issues: “classroom hunger” and “education,” by providing 1 nutritious meal to children in Government and Government-aided schools a day. The journey began in 2000, starting from with the feeding of 1,500 children in 5...

National Education Day – Hopes & Aspirations

Today, India celebrates National Education Day to commemorate the birth anniversary of Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad, independent India’s first education minister. His contribution as the education minister from 15th August 1947 until 2nd February 1958 is hardly spoken about. November 11 every year is an annual observance of his efforts for shaping up the education system in...

HAL-IISc To Set Up Skill Development Centre In Chitradurga

Defence Aviation major HAL in partnership with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) are setting up a Skill Development Centre at Challakere in Chitradurga District, to enhance the skill set of local people. Foundation laying for construction of the Centre was performed yesterday by HAL CMD T Suvarna Raju and Prof Anurag Kumar, Director,IISc. ''This will...

Half of World’s Disabled Children Are Kept Out of Schools: Report

At least half of the world’s 65 million school-age children with disabilities are kept out of the classroom because little to no money is budgeted for their needs, a disability rights groups said in a report on Monday. Light for the World, a charity which supported the research, said stigma and misinformation surrounding disability as...
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