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Vinesh Phogat, wrestler

CSR: Killer Instinct Lacking In Sports

Vinesh Phogat has won India the first-ever Asian Games gold in women’s wrestling. She achieved this mean feat a few weeks after recovering from a serious injury. “It was a tough time emotionally and physically. But as they say, an athlete becomes stronger once she overcomes an injury. I think that phase has made...
gender equality

CSR: What Is Missing In Gender Equality Movements?

It is Women's Equality Day today. One of the most profound social transformations of the past century is the deep and broad shifts in the status of women, and more importantly, in the worldwide acceptance of the notion of women’s rights and gender equality as desirable goals. This incredible shift has occurred not by...
Soccer Tournament for a cause

CSR: Soccer Tournament For A Cause

Sports have always known to work like a perfect facilitator of healthy upbringing for a child or healthy living for an adult. The physical benefits of sports are numerous. However, the mental benefits are as impressive. It has been found out in many studies that playing sports often act as a stress reliever. It...
nutrition revolution

CSR: Time Ripe For Nutrition Revolution

India has been able to fight protein hunger and calorie hunger but now there is a need to fight hidden hunger. India’s focus needs to shift from food security to nutrition security so that attention is paid not only to calories and proteins but also to micronutrients. If one wants healthy mothers and children,...
Kerala flood relief

CSR Efforts For Kerala Floods

With more than half of the state of Kerala reeling under severe floods, one of the worst floods to hit the state since 1924, several people have been displaced and left homeless. Roads, bridges, buildings and infrastructure have also been severely impacted, bringing the state to a standstill. The situation is likely to worsen...
glaciers melting due to climate change

CSR: Climate Change And The Melting Glaciers

It has been recently reported that the south peak of the Sweden’s Kebnekaise mountain has lost its title of the highest point in the country to the north peak because of global warming. The south peak covered with glacier was measured at 2,101 meters above sea level on July 2. It lost 4 meters...
woman illtreated in Bihar

CSR: A Woman Illtreated In Public In Bihar

A woman in Bihar was allegedly stripped, thrashed, and paraded naked in Bihiya, a small town in Bhojpur district, by a mob on a murder suspicion. The said woman was seen with the deceased 16-year-old Vimlesh Sav, before his body was recovered near the railway tracks. The woman has denied all the allegations against...
biomedical waste in india

CSR: Tackling The Biomedical Waste In India

World Health Organisation has defined Biomedical waste as ‘Waste generated from hospitals, nursing homes, blood banks and veterinary institutions, including syringes, bandages, amputated body parts and other human and animal bio-waste generated during medical treatment and research.’ Sanitary pads are also categorised under bio medical waste. Waste generated by healthcare activities can often be hazardous....
Ismat Chughtai

CSR: Ismat Chughtai, The Indian Feminist You Don’t Hear About

If today’s Google Doodle is the only reason the name Ismat Chughtai rings a bell, either you’ve been living under a rock or have myopia when it comes to literature. She was amongst one of the most accomplished and progressive Urdu fiction writers of the 20th century, whose writings were bold, fierce and stunningly...

Top 10 Companies Funding CSR In Education

Education represents the stepping stone to improve the quality of life, especially for the poor and the vulnerable. Access to quality education is fundamental to the growth of India. The ideology behind the top corporate social responsibility initiatives in education this year is to transform lives through the continuous enhancement of knowledge and empowerment. ...
Toilet college in india

CSR: India’s First Toilet College

RB (erstwhile Reckitt Benckiser), world’s leading consumer Health and Hygiene Company, in association with the World Toilet Organisation (Singapore) and Jagran Pehel, has laid the foundation of India’s first World Toilet College for sanitation workers in Aurangabad, Maharashtra. Through an effective curriculum, the World Toilet College aims to introduce an enabling program for sanitation...
Indian handball team at Asian Games 2018

CSR: Corporate Sports Sponsorships For Asian Games 2018

Sports fans are counting down to the 18th edition of the Asian Games to be held from August 18 to September 2 in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia. While some wrestlers have received sponsorship in individual capacities, the Wrestling Federation of India had been looking for corporate support for its athletes’ international training and exposure...
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