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India's first electric locomotive

CSR: India Flags Off Its First E-loco Manufacturing Facility

Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the ‘Make in India’ Madhepura Electric Locomotive Facility to the nation and remotely flagged off the country’s first all-electric locomotive from Madhepura in Bihar. Railway is responsible for generating 22 million tonnes of Carbon dioxide every year. The railways had been working towards electrifying its major routes in order to...
Assam children community development

Community Development In The North East For CSR

India is the fastest growing economy in world. Statements like these are often made these days. And they are not false. India is really developing at a great speed. But with India growing up so fast as a country, we as its citizens have to grow too. It is not really progress if only...
Child Safety

Child Safety On The CSR Agenda

It hasn’t been long since the terror of Blue Whale game had taken the teenagers and children across the globe by a storm. In India too several teenagers were victimized by the game and committed suicide. The children are the future of our nation and their safety should be the biggest concern. It does...
Development in villages in India

CSR – Adopt A Village For Overall Development

According to census 2013, about 70 per cent Indians live in villages and are poor. In order to increase the pace of development, it is important to enable access to resources to everyone which is not always there for these people living in the rural regions. Development is effective when it is simultaneous on all...
Bandra Worli Sea Link

CSR: Development At The Cost Of The Environment

What are Achhe din really? Is construction the only sign of development or progress? Did we really forget the importance of nature in our mad rush to make money or living a luxurious life? Why is it that we praise the projects in the name of improved infrastructure, which has been a hazard to...
Yoga Garden in Mumbai

Mumbai Gets Its First Yoga Garden

‘My daughter got her first job at a hospital after she finished her nursing program. Her supervisor, after inducting her and her colleagues, got up from her chair to direct them out to their respective stations. While getting up, she whispered, “Thank you, Dan!” My name is Dan and she was my student. I...
Baby with cleft lip

CSR: Living With Cleft Lip or Palate

Cleft lip and Cleft palate are birth defects that occur when a baby’s lip or mouth does not form properly during pregnancy. In India, about 35000 children are born with clefts every year. Children with untreated clefts have difficulty in breathing, eating, and speaking. In India, less than 50% of children born with clefts get...

In conversation with Mrs Pankaja Munde and Mr. Jagannath Kumar at Reliance Nutrition Garden MOU Signing Event

Government of Maharashtra and Reliance Foundation has collaborated to minimise malnutrition in children through adoption of Reliance Nutrition Gardens. The partnership is aimed at improving nutrition status of more than two lakh children in Anganwadis. The tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was earlier signed in 2015, between the Rajmata Jijau Mother-Child Health Nutrition Mission...
Stray Dogs in India

Sterilsation Of The Stray Dogs

Stray dog population in India is as big a problem as the human population. There are about 30 million stray dogs in the country. The dogs are often infected with rabies or some other disease. More than 20000 people die in India of rabies every year. Global alliance for rabies control had reported that...
Street food India

CSR: Teaching Hygiene To Street Food Vendors

Street food vending is integral part of every culture in the world. In India, street food represents a whole different cuisine, energy and vigor. It is almost as good as a festival or a religion. The Annual turnover of the street food industry in Mumbai has been noted as INR 1590 crores according to...

CSR: The Miserable Lives Of Truck Drivers

Transportation sector is the backbone of the growth and development in Indian Economy. Road transportation contributes to almost 90 per cent of country’s passenger traffic and 65 per cent of freight. Despite this, the sector runs completely unorganized. The truck drivers are majorly responsible for the freight transport in the country. However, their lifestyle...
Board exam stress

Take Breaks to Deal With Exam Stress

Exam stress is a significant problem in India. With rising competition the exam time is almost like a nightmare for many students. The students unable to cope with the stress of scoring well and meeting the expectations of teachers and parents have even turned to violent measures like suicide. According to the latest data...

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