platelet donation

Tata Memorial Centre launches India’s first Mobile App for platelet donors

Tata Memorial Centre along with ImPaCCT Foundation, Nargis Dutt Memorial Charitable Trust, Anjeze Charitable Trust & G.J. Kapoor Foundation has launched India’s first mobile app targeted towards platelet donation – “Save a Life" to maximize the scope and reach while also streamlining the process for Platelet Donation in India.  With the launch of the mobile app,...
cycles in India

CSR: Zomato Introduces Cycles in Food Delivery

Cycling has gathered a lot of attention in India in recent years. Cycling tours, cycling activities, fundraising cyclothons, occupy a lot of city events page of major newspapers of megacities of the country. The benefit to the environment as well as health is the attraction for using and encouraging the use of cycles. Seeing an...
Pharma Companies

CSR: Ethical Dilemma of Pharma Companies

In today’s world, where CSR and corporate ethics is gaining a lot of importance, a company is expected to follow certain ethical standards in order to sustain. The marketers insist on placing the benefit to the consumers first to ensure maximum satisfaction and hence, retain the customers. However, despite the people seeking ethically responsible...
Bikers on their way to NIMHANS

Bike rally to increase awareness on Multiple Sclerosis

Omega Healthcare, along with Multiple Sclerosis Society of India, observed the India Multiple Sclerosis Day by flagging-off a bike rally in Bangalore to generate awareness about the degenerative disease. Similar biker rallies were held across the country by MSSI in Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Indore, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune too. Multiple Sclerosis is a chronic neurodegenerative condition...
food industry

Why choosing Organic Food is not enough to bring Sustainability in Food Industry

Health concerns over additional preservatives in food and concerns over how food is being produced has made the organic food industry very popular. In fact, according to a report by Zion Market Research titled “Organic Food and Beverage Market: Global Industry Perspective” global organic food and beverages market was valued at approximately USD 124.76 billion in...
Artificial Limb Fitment Camp, Pune

Spark Minda, Ashok Minda Group organise 12 day Camp for Persons with Disabilities

Spark Minda, Ashok Minda Group with their special program “Saksham” under Spark Minda Foundation organised a 12 day Empowerment Camp for Persons with Disability in Pune in association with 12 local NGOs. The camp provided end-to-end support in Limb fitment, Caliper fitment, Walkers, Elbow Crutches, Tricycle, wheelchair and other assistive aids to persons with a...
Feeding India

Mission to battle food wastage and hunger

Feeding India, an award-winning non-profit organisation working towards solving the challenges of food wastage, hunger and malnutrition, is now a part of the Zomato family. After witnessing the magnitude of food wastage in a wedding, Ankit Kawatra quit his job and founded Feeding India along with Srishti Jain in 2014. Since then, the team with...
Air Pollution - PUC

CSR: Mandatory PUC certificate for Vehicle Insurance

India is facing a crisis in terms of air pollution. More than half of the top 20 most polluted cities in the world are in India. In order to control the situation, Pollution Under Control (PUC) certificate was made mandatory by the government of India under the Central Motor Vehicle Rule 1989. However, the...
Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education: A Head Start to Learning

While the schooling years sets the trajectory for learning and development, the years that precede the start of the primary schooling age are considered to lay down the early foundations for this learning and development. Year after year, the ASER report has chalked out the learning deficit posing serious questions on the efficacy of...
Addiction to drugs

The Terror of Drugs on Indian Borders

India has taken massive strides towards progress in various fields. However, this progress has come at a price. A silent new war has taken birth in the Indian subcontinent – the war of drugs. India shares a very long border with countries like Pakistan, China, Bangladesh, and Nepal. Since these adversaries cannot resort to direct conventional...
Sanitation program at Kumbh Mela

RB driving ‘Healthy, Clean and Hygienic Kumbh Experience’

With an aim to bring about behaviour change towards ensuring cleanliness, Reckitt Benckiser has unveiled its awareness campaigns focusing on ‘Hand Hygiene’ and ‘Sanitation’ at the Kumbh Mela. With close to 12 crore people visiting the Kumbh this year, expected to be the world’s largest gathering of people and maintaining a clean and hygienic...
Artwork by Jasjyot Singh Hans

CSR: Join the Body Positivity movement

To anybody who has ever denied the beauty of a full-bodied woman, artist Jasjyot Singh Hans’ work will have you eat all your words and your preconceived notions about beauty standards. It was immediately after finishing his course in Animation Film Design at the National Institute of Design in Ahmedabad, that animator and illustrator Jasjyot...

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