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Khabri App’s COVID-19 helpline assists over 30K visually impaired

Khabri, India’s fastest growing Hindi digital audio content platform, has announced successful 1-month completion of its #VoiceofBlnds Campaign – an exclusive COVID-19 helpline portal/platform to address the needs of India’s blind and visually impaired population during this pandemic. Starting from April 8, 2020, the platform has received over 30K queries till date and currently...

CSR News: Samsung India Contributes 2 Cr to Tamil Nadu for COVID-19 relief

Samsung India has contributed INR 2 crore to the Tamil Nadu State Disaster Management Authority to support the state's fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. The Company also handed over grocery packets to the authorities for distribution amongst thousands of distressed migrant and non-regular workers in the districts of Kanchipuram and Cuddalore. The state’s Disaster Management Authority...

Indian Govt. takes short video route to empower youth against COVID-19

Indian government’s citizen engagement platform MyGovIndia has launched an official profile on Likee App, a short video platform by Singapore-based BIGO Technology, to expand the ambit of the ongoing efforts to tackle the crisis triggered by the Coronavirus pandemic. On 26th April 2020, MyGovIndia went live on Likee to stream the 64th edition of...

Mother’s Day 2020 – Fujifilm’s new campaign for breast cancer awareness

Despite the innovations in treatment, the number of breast cancer cases and the risk associated with it are growing at an enormous rate. The biggest reason for this is the lack of awareness and ignorance of most patients to come forward to detect the problem well in time. Understanding the situation at hand, Fujifilm...

Rise Against Hunger India Distributes Million Meals During the COVID-19 Lockdown

The entire country is reeling under the COVID-19 Pandemic & the subsequent lockdown, which has impacted the lives of millions across India. The society has been impacted not just from the Health & Economic perspective, but we are staring down a larger social crisis due to the pandemic & its lockdown. This lockdown has...

CSR News: Embassy Industrial Parks Distributes Ration to 225 Families

Covid19 pandemic has been an exceptionally challenging time for India and corporates are working hand in hand with the government to provide the essential support so that the people in need can get some relief. Embassy Group is instrumental to empower the underprivileged section of society and has been actively facilitating the government during...

COVID-19 Response: IRENA and ESCAP work together in Asia-Pacific

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) will work together to improve access to sustainable energy, bolstering the Asia-Pacific region’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The two organisations will offer recommendations to governments in the region positioning the energy transition as an...

CSR News – Essar Foundation launches Sahej menstrual hygiene app

Essar Foundation, the CSR arm of Essar, has launched the Sahej app that promotes awareness about menstrual hygiene. It has also distributed over 400,000 sanitary napkins to women in Mumbai slums and the Mumbai Police, in collaboration with BMC and BEST. The Sahej app has been developed in consultation with key NGOs working in the...

COVID-19 Impact: Spike in unintended pregnancies in India

An unintended fallout of the nationwide lockdown since 25th March is the inability of millions of women to access their choice of contraception leading to unintended pregnancies. In 2019, as per the Health Management Information System (HMIS), 35 lac sterilizations, 57 lac IUCDs, 18 lac injectable contraceptive (IC) services were provided by the public sector....

COVID-19 Response: Borosil provides PPE for Mumbai Police; glasses, flasks to health workers, hospitals

In a three-way contribution drive, Borosil Ltd donated 2,000 sets of Vision Glasses and 1,000 Hydra Flasks to patients, quarantine facilities and health workers throughout Maharashtra. Additionally, they have also supplied 500 Hydra flasks to KEM and Nair Hospital along with 500 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits to the Mulund West police station which were...

CSR News: Canon India Supports Healthcare Workers in Fight against COVID-19

Reinforcing its commitment towards its battle against COVID-19, Canon India, one of the leaders in the imaging space, initiated its second phase of relief efforts by providing over 732 PPE kits for healthcare workers of the country. Keeping in mind the urgent need of PPE kits to safeguard the paramedical staff especially those visiting...

CSR News: Hershey India Demonstrates its Care Amidst COVID 19

Hershey India Pvt Ltd will distribute 1,20,000 fortified beverages and cookies across 20 cities pan India to express their gratitude and support towards the medical staff, police, sanitation workers, migrant labourers and underprivileged children in these tough times. The organization will be distributing Hershey’s Milk Shake, Sofit Almond Milk, Sofit Soy Milk and Sofit...

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