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One In Every Three School Children Fail BMI Test: Study

Every third child in India has an unhealthy BMI and only those schools that have more than three sessions of physical education have fitter children, a study has revealed. The nationwide seventh Annual School Health and Fitness Study 2016 has revealed that the fitness and BMI levels of school children in India - regardless of...

IndusInd Bank Partners to Support Blind Indian Cricket Squad

IndusInd Bank had earlier launched its non-banking sports vertical, ‘IndusInd For Sports’, to make sports an integral, intrinsic and strategic element for both internal and external stakeholders. It aimed to entail year-long engagement activities for customers, employees and the community through its programmes. The bank has announced the launch of the ‘World Champions Programme...

Mercedes-Benz Partners With Laureus Sport For Good To Support Oscar & YUWA In India

Mercedes-Benz under its CSR initiative partnered with Laureus Sport for Good to fund two-Laureus supported programmes Oscar and YUWA in India. The collaboration will see the two sport for development programmes located in Mumbai and Jharkhand benefit. The support will help reach more children, empower and develop young women and girls, it will utilise sport to encourage...

Societe Generale Brings Rugby To Masses In Partnership With Rugby India

Rugby Seven’s inclusion in this year’s Olympics has increased its popularity all over the world. Societe Generale, the French multinational banking and financial services company, is now on board as the ‘Financial Partner of Rugby India’ to promote the sport across all categories — Senior, Junior and Women in the country. As part of Societe...

Government Considering To Widen CSR Scope For Sports Promotion

Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Vijay Goel said in Rajyasabha on Tuesday that his ministry is communicating with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs to widen the scope of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the sports sector by revising the existing norms. The ministry is trying to expand the horizon, of CSR in...

Sports: A Catalyst In Strategic Community Growth

The last few months have made the internet a slightly more visually appealing place than it has been for quite some time now, especially when it comes to inspirational’, ‘motivational’ or just human interest story telling. The digital audio-visuals are compelling with real stories of grit, determination and focus, which all lead to one road...

Gateway to Glory: Sports and CSR in India

It was an interesting week in India with millions of them sacrificing sleeps to cheer for their teams at 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. It was also fascinating note that Indians also watched and supported categories of sports such as golf and gymnastics. It was the same case in 2010 with India...

MyRight: Independence From Negligence Towards Sports

In the 2016 Rio Olympics, shuttler PV Sindhu became the first Indian woman to win a silver medal; Sakshi Malik the first Indian female wrestler to win a medal (bronze), gymnast Dipa Karmarkar became the first Indian woman to feature in a gymnastics final, finishing fourth, and Lalita Babar became the first Indian woman...

Redefining CSR- The CSR Journal SWAG Awards 2016

Mumbai: The CSR Journal established a platform to honour individual social contributions through SWAG (Social Welfare & Growth) Awards, 2016 on July 8 in Mumbai. The news portal will take a leap forward with the launch of ‘The CSR Journal TV’ and a bimonthly magazine by early 2017 on (Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). These initiatives are...

Meet The Winners Of The CSR Journal SWAG Awards 2016

The CSR Journal celebrated its anniversary on 8th July, and organised its first SWAG (Social Welfare & Growth) Awards to felicitate initiatives in the social space. On the occasion, participants were assessed and honoured by an independent jury that included Rohit Misra, CEO, Starkey, Shrikant Sinha, CEO, NASSCOMM Foundation, Vivek Talwar, Chief Sustainability Officer, TATA...

The Faith In Boxing – Mary Kom Boxing Foundation

Padma Bhushan winner Mary Kom hails from a small district of Churachandpur, Manipur. As a child, she spent time working in jhum fields as a child labourer. At a young age, she had to shoulder responsibilities after being the eldest of four siblings. The love for sports only grew during her tough times. By the...

Slum Soccer Partners with Tata Trusts and Footballers Players Association of India for Homeless World Cup 2016

Slum Soccer, an organization that uses Football as a tool for social upliftment of downtrodden demographics and at-risk youth, announced that it has partnered with Tata Trusts and Football Players Association of India (FPAI) for team India’s participation in the Homeless World Cup 2016. Homeless World Cup is an annual football tournament focusing on...
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