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Top CSR initiatives in Sikkim

Tucked away in the northeastern part of India, Sikkim is a stunning place known for its natural beauty and diverse culture. It's a unique destination for travellers seeking adventure and tranquillity. In the financial year 2022, Sikkim received a significant sum of Rs. 28.24 Crores in CSR funds from 22 big companies. Among the top...

Science-Backed Strategies for Weight-Loss

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have estimated that 93.3 million adult Americans were obese in 2015–2016. This figure represents 39.8% of the total population. Being overweight can increase the risk of developing hypertension, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes, among other major health issues. Despite any benefits that its supporters may claim,...
Girl Education

Climate Change Directly Impacts Education: UN Report

According to a new report, climate change has a direct impact on education. A report by the Global Education Monitoring Report of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has highlighted the long-term impact caused as a result of climate shocks experienced during the early childhood years. The paper, which is part of a series...

Maharashtra Chief Minister announces ‘Ladla Bhai Yojana’ scheme for youth

After launching the Mukhyamantri Majhi Ladki Yojana earlier this month with an aim to empower the women in the state by providing them with financial support, the Government of Maharashtra has launched the 'Ladla Bhai Yojana' to benefit youths. However, the Chief Minister has clarified that even though Mukhyamantri Majhi Ladki Yojana is aimed to...
Patna

Top CSR Projects in Patna

The capital city of Bihar state, Patna used to go by many names – Pataliputra, Patalipattan, Pataligram, Kusumpur, and Azimabad. Patna district is the most populated in all the districts of Bihar. It is one of the oldest inhabited places in the world, its history and tradition dating back to the dawn of civilization....

Assam Government’s initiative to enhance education in tea gardens

With an aim to boost educational opportunities of children residing in the tea gardens of Assam, the Government of Assam has collaborated with a Public Charitable Trust, The Hans Foundation. A MoU has been signed the Department of School Education, Assam, and The Hans Foundation with an aim to strengthen 100 Model Schools in...
Bitcoin - Digital Economy

Digital Economy causing Environmental Damage: UN

The United Nations has warned that the rapid digitalisation of the global economy is costing the environment significantly. This is the result of extensive usage of water and energy bu the data centres that are used to power AI. The UN trade and Development Agency UNCTAD stated in a report that while digitalisation is essential...

Making India greener: Top CSR initiatives for tree plantation

Trees absorb harmful carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and release oxygen which is crucial for our survival. But not only this, trees also help to filter the water we drink, and provide habitat to over 80% of the world's terrestrial biodiversity apart from being a major source of medicines. With an aim to enhance green...
JSW Foundation

JSW Steel Spent Rs. ₹235 Crores on CSR in FY2023-24

JSW Steel is India’s leading and one of the world’s most efficient integrated steelmakers. The Company led by Sajjan Jindal, spent Rs. 235 crores on its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) projects during the fiscal year 2023-24. It has aligned its CSR programs to the key areas of health and nutrition, education and learning, agri-...

Top 10 CSR projects leaving an impact in India and the world

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) helps gain customer trust, raise awareness, and encourage social change. Corporate Social Responsibility helps not just beneficiary communities and the environment, but the company practising it as well. CSR helps companies in developing credibility with their stakeholders. CSR offers them a chance to showcase the work that they have been...
youth-ecosystem

Youth Skills Day: Top CSR Initiatives Skilling Youth in India

July 15 is observed as World Youth Skills Day with an aim to emphasise upon skilling the youth with the contemporary skills to empower them and promote economic development. With the advent of generative AI and other technologies, a lot of traditional jobs are facing existential crisis. Amid this, it is important to ensure...
Maha-Kumbh-Mela

Government Invites CSR Participation in Mahakumbh Mela 2025

The Mahakumbh Mela Authority has invited both government and non-government organisations to participate in the Maha Kumbh-2025 by contributing through corporate social responsibility (CSR) funds to enhance arrangements and amenities at the venue. The state government of Uttar Pradesh has allocated a budget of Rs 2,600 crore for the event, which will be held in...

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