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Top Cancer Treatment Centres in India that are Affordable

Cancer is the second deadliest disease which can end with the loss of life, as per the World Health Organization. In order to spread awareness about the life-threatening disease among the people of India, November 7 is celebrated as National Cancer Awareness Day in the country, every year since 2014. Cancer Statistics in India According to...

Role of Women in Developing the Landscape of Philanthropy

According to Forbes, there were 328 female billionaires last year, up by 36 per cent as compared to the previous year. It has also been estimated that women's global wealth will reach $81 trillion by 2023. As the wealth of women increases so does their participation in the philanthropic community. And with increasing participation in...

Dr. Neelam Gupta of AROH Foundation Elaborates on the Role of NGOs in the Development of India

NGOs are very important in the social fabric of the country. Their reach at the grassroots level makes their activities very impactful aiding the effective development of a country. Dr Neelam Gupta, President and CEO of AROH Foundation, in an exclusive conversation with The CSR Journal, elaborates upon the role of the organization in...

The Ultimate CSR Report of Godrej Consumer Products Limited

Godrej Consumer Products Limited (GCPL) is a consumer goods company under the Godrej Group. As a leading emerging markets company, GCPL enjoys the patronage of 1.2 billion customers globally. In the fiscal year 2020-21, Godrej Consumer Products Ltd. (GCPL) spent Rs. 34.08 crore on its CSR initiatives. Over 2.77 lakh persons from the most vulnerable...

Coronavirus – A Man Made Disaster?

Coronavirus or more popularly known as COVID-19 has rocked the whole world with its large number of infections and fatality rate. The virus has caused more than 5.5 million deaths across the globe and infected over 308 million people. In India, there have been over 35 million cases officially, and about 483,936 casualties. It...
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Denims Are Ecologically Expensive. Or are they?

Denims are the fastest growing fashion trend over the years. They have been accepted by every generation as comfortable and modest clothing that is also stylish to carry. Denims have also triggered some protests by the conservative society who disapproved of females wearing jeans. And since then, women wearing jeans has been one of...

Five Sustainability Trends to Watch Out for in 2022

Global warming has started to severely impact the climate of the countries in the world. The urgency to control and limit the impact on the climate has led world leaders to take actions towards embracing sustainability. During the recently conducted climate summit in Glasgow, the governments reaffirmed their commitments towards the climate by setting...

Merits, Demerits of Bill to Mandate Spending of 25% CSR Funds for Upkeep of Monuments

India is a country of varied heritage and culture. The rich history of the country is commemorated by many monuments spread across its expanse. The cultural and emotional value of these monuments and other cultural aspects is tremendous for Indians. This is why, its conservation, restoration and protection is the subject matter in the...

World AIDS Day 2021: Government Programmes, CSR Initiatives to Tackle HIV/AIDS in India

The world has made significant progress in the development of healthcare infrastructure and facilities. Through research and targeted vaccination programmes, we have managed to eliminate several diseases from the world. However, despite all the development, HIV has remained a major global public health issue. World AIDS Day December 1st is celebrated as World AIDS Day. On...

Healthcare Gets about 55% Share of CSR Expenditure in Gujarat in FY21

The COVID-19 pandemic caused havoc in the country with limited resources and numerous cases at a time. The healthcare emergency caused because of this led the companies in India to shift their CSR focus towards healthcare more than any other sector. It is certainly the case in Gujarat where the healthcare sector has grabbed...

Vivek Prakash of Jubilant Bhartia Foundation Talks on Holistic Development of the Country in the Post-COVID World

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a need for holistic development in order to recover from the blow dealt by the pandemic as well as stay prepared for future healthcare disasters. To achieve this, there is a need to focus on capacity building in healthcare, technological innovation, economic development, improved standard...

14-Year-Old Aradhitta Goenka Sells Nutritious Baked Goods to Support the Disadvantaged

It is a collective desire of Indians across the globe to see us as a developed nation. It takes a collective effort from every individual to achieve it. The youth of today is a generation of highly aware individuals who are willing to take up the responsibility to work towards various causes at a young...

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