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Royal Bengal Tiger

Increase In The Number Of Tigers In India

The Royal Bengal Tiger was declared as the national animal of India in 1973. The move was a part of ‘Project Tiger’ to check the shrinking population of these big cats. When the project was launched from Corbett’s Dhikala range, the Royal Bengal Tiger was facing extinction with only about 268 wild cats according to...
Organic farming in Sikkim

Sikkim, India’s First Fully Organic State

Sikkim became the first state in India to officially announce adoption of organic farming in the year 2003 to ensure long term sustenance of soil fertility, protection of environment and ecology, healthy living and decreasing the risk of health ailments. In 2003, Sikkim stopped imports of chemical fertilizers in the State and since then...
Philanthropy

Difference Between CSR And Philanthropy

Majority of the times when Corporate Social Responsibility is mentioned, it is mainly in reference to the philanthropic initiatives of a company. CSR and Philanthropy has been always misconstrued as synonymous. However, there is a significant difference between the two. Philanthropy is defined as promoting and attempting to bring about social change by majorly making...
CSR In India

Why India Needs CSR

India is a fastest growing economy. However, it has several poverty issues too which act as chronic diseases against development and progress. Hunger, malnutrition, unemployment, unemployability, illiteracy, casteism, etc. are only some of them. The government is working tirelessly towards these causes. However, poor accountability, corruption and favouritism act has hindrances. Lack of inadequate methods...
homeopathy

CSR: Why Homeopathy Gets A Bad Name

It comes as no surprise that many strong advocates of conventional medicine have a somewhat disdainful regard for homeopathy. The long history of attack stems from opposing views between conventional medicine and homeopathy practitioners on how illness should be treated, especially when it comes to the treatment of disease. Conventional medicine basically assumes that there...
CSR and SDGs

CSR In the Light of SDGs

2015 was a watershed moment in the international development scenario. It was the year of transition from Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs in short. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted on 25 September 2015 by 193 countries to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part...
Diwali Diya

Lights Up – It’s Diwali!

Diwali, known as the festival of lights, is a major festival in India. This festival symbolises the victory of good over evil. Hence, it is celebrated with people spreading as much joy as they can around them. This is why in this festive season, the activities and initiatives pertaining to Citizen Social Responsibility and...
Big data

CSR in the Era of Big Data

We live in an era of big data. The proliferation of apps, social media, and e-commerce platforms, as well as sensor-rich consumer devices like mobile phones, wearable devices, commercial cameras, and even cars generate terabytes of data about the environment and about us. With impressive efficiency gains made in data collection, mining and analysis, technology...
IoT in healthcare

IoT In Healthcare

India has less than 5 doctors per 10,000 people. India has the second largest number of phones in the world. There is a clear link here that will help us bridge the gap. The answer is IoT. Internet of Things (IoT) is an ecosystem of connected physical objects that are accessible through the internet. The...
Homeless in India

The Homeless In India

Every Indian must have a house by 2022. That is the dream of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. People living on footpaths is a common sight in most metro cities. According to the government’s definition, homeless or houseless people are those who live in “the open or roadside, pavements, inhume-pipes, under flyovers and staircases, or...
cybersecurity

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...
eco friendly cars in India

CSR: Eco Friendly Cars In India

According to a study, transportation accounts for about 24 per cent of India's carbon emissions. It is a major source of air pollution in several cities across the country. As per a recent WHO report, 14 of the top 20 most polluted cities of the world are in India. It is crucial to take...
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