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CSR: Why Attach Casteism Or Religion To An Unacceptable Criminal Offence?

Development, growth, education, women empowerment – these are the words that our politicians use when they fight elections. And these are the keywords in their propaganda that make us trust them. India is known to be the fastest growing country. But what is it actually growing in? Crime? Rapes? Murders? What exactly? A girl gets...
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CSR: Fighting Casteism For Love And Progress

India is known to be the fastest growing economy in the world. However, there are certain conflicts in the country that act like hurdles to progress. Casteism is one of the biggest among them. India has seen many riots and conflicts triggered by casteism. Many people have died, many have become handicapped and many have...

Corporate Citizens Initiate Water Conservation, Replenishment Initiatives

The well-known Bengali Poet and Nobel Laureate, Rabindranath Tagore had once rightly pointed out that, “You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.” Looking at the dire water supply and conservation scenario nationwide, it is similarly pertinent that every section of society – the governmental agencies, citizens and corporates...

CSR: Innovation Of True Grit For Affordable Healthcare

Rajwinder lost her husband to a heart attack. She was with her husband, travelling in Baswada in Rajasthan, when he experienced a cardiac arrest. Due to lack of hospitals with the required infrastructure, he did not receive treatment on time and lost his life. A deep personal loss was experienced due to the problem...

Equality Is Not A One-Day Theme

Women’s empowerment takes patient investment; it’s not just a one-day theme. With the same principle in mind, Anjita Solanki was empowered to sell digital paintings through a certain online convenience. After the birth of her first son, her involvement reduced for assisting her husband in his business for marketing. After the second son, she...

The Quandary of Social Organisations – Depth Vs. Width

In the recent past, I have had the opportunity of working with some really smart, bright, passionate social entrepreneurs – people looking to address complex social issues through for-profit and not-for-profit models. While their energy and enthusiasm is infectious, one of the questions we always struggle with is, in defining the actual issue that...
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Solve Puzzles To Avoid Illness

Prevention is better than cure, especially when it comes to health and wellness. With more than 60 million Indians suffering from Mental illnesses as per the WHO report, it is high time we start taking steps to prevent being a victim to the same. This is especially important since the treatment for mental illness...
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Sharmaji Ka Beta – LGBTQ Rights

Sharmaji ka beta supports equal rights for the LGBTQ community. He believes that one should not be treated differently for their unconventional lifestyle choices. Hence, Sharma in his department at office, uses his influence to make sure that everyone gets a fair opportunity professionally irrespective of their orientation. Once, Sharma was going to the washroom, when he...

Include Lepers And Help Improve Their Lives

India has about 10 million leprosy affected people, who need daily care and support but do not receive them. Even the laws cannot help them in spite of them being good citizens of this country. There are about 7000 leprosy colonies in India where affected people have made their own settlements due to the social stigma around their disease. According...

Skill Development Needs To Be Imbibed And Improved

According to the World Development Journal, economic growth for a developing country solves not only the issues of financial resources availability but also contributes towards improving living standards as a higher gross national product. India, as reported by World Bank in 2013, had a per capita income of US$1164 and ranked 112th out of 164...

End Discrimination On Grounds Of Disability And Applaud Them

Bharat Kumar was born  only with a right hand by birth. A Para-swimming champion, he has made the country proud by winning 50 medals. At the young age of 8 years, he was sent to Ghaziabad, to his paternal aunt because of poor financial conditions. His old parents are daily-wage labourers, who dig soil. Bharat...

Aid And Pledge In Organ Donation Before Your Death

India has, historically, had a very low rate of organ donation. Although this number has improved over the past three-four years, the country still has a long way to go. Every year 3,00,000 Indians need an organ transplant, but only 2 to 3% of this demand for new organs is met. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO),...
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