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ABB CSR programme sponsors engineering degree and skilling of girls

Robotics and tech company ABB India has partnered with Lila Poonawalla Foundation (LPF) on a holistic merit-cum-need based scholarship programme for meritorious girls from economically challenged backgrounds, to give them an opportunity to realise their dreams in the field of technology. Through this holistic CSR programme, the company will support higher education and skill development...
mpokket

CSR: mPokket pledges at least 4,000 scholarships

Instant loan approval app mPokket has announced the launch of a special CSR initiative for college students. mPokket has launched the scholarship to bridge the financial gap for many students in meeting academic or related expenses. The Company announced its CSR initiative as part of the campaign to boost financial inclusion. As the COVID-19 pandemic has...
yuwaah

Capgemini, YuWaah, GCNI and UNICEF collaborating for India’s youth

YuWaah, UNICEF, Capgemini and United Nations Global Compact Network India (UNGCNI) have entered into a collaboration to work together on providing India’s young people with skillsets that will help empower them for creating their career pathways and enabling them as active changemakers. This new initiative will offer a range of opportunities like local demand-based skilling...
Karur Vysya Bank school

CSR: Karur Vysya Bank Donates Rs. 2.25 crore for Classroom Block

The newly constructed class room block of the Municipal Higher Secondary School, Karur funded by Karur Vysya Bank under its CSR initiatives, was inaugurated by Tmt. S. Malarvizhi, I.A.S., Karur District Collector on 26 February 2021. Karur Vysya Bank has donated a sum of Rs. 2.25 crores from its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds towards...
Recording studio

Embassy Donates Recording Studio to Augment Online Learning for Govt. School Kids

Embassy Services Private Ltd. (ESPL) has partnered with the Department of State Educational Research and Training (DSERT) to donate recording studio equipment and fit-outs that will be used to provide much-needed learning opportunities for Government School students during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond. With schools unable to completely open due to the rising positive cases...
women engineers

CSR STEM Initiative Supports 1,400 Women Engineers in Maharashtra

Global power management firm Eaton believes that diversity and inclusion does not stop at financial support. Nurturing talent and then developing managerial and soft skills is just as important. The company encourages women to pursue careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) through its CSR programmes. When you think of an engineer, the...
Wipro GE Healthcare

CSR News: Tata STRIVE and Wipro GE Healthcare partner up to bridge healthcare skill gap in India

Tata STRIVE and Wipro GE Healthcare yesterday entered into a partnership to skill youth for jobs in the healthcare sector over a period of three years. The agreement aims to skill 6,200 candidates in various technical and operational areas of healthcare. Tata STRIVE is the skill development CSR initiative of the Tata Community Initiatives Trust,...
Learning Programming Language

The Programming Foundation – An Initiative to Democratise Computer Science Education

COVID-19 outbreak changed the way everyone worked, shopped, studied, used banking services, or lived their lives. The compulsory isolation led people to rely heavily on digital mode to carry out their day to day activities. This has on one hand, exponentially increased the importance of digital services, while on the other hand increased the...
Satya Bharti schools - Ciena

Ciena will facilitate Digital Classrooms and Advance Technology Labs in Satya Bharti Schools of Punjab & Haryana

With the use of technology at a sudden surge and innovations unfolding every minute, having access to and being familiar with digital tools has become a prerequisite for any career choice. To equip under-resourced children with the necessary skills for the future, Bharti Foundation, the CSR arm of Bharti Enterprises, is partnering with Ciena...
Youth of North East India

CSR Project in North East India to Address its Unique Unemployment Challenge

North East India is a key region to India’s ‘Act East’ policy. It has its significance not only for its strategic location but also for developing connectivity with the East Asian countries. The economic development of North Eastern states is therefore of utmost importance for economic prosperity as well as National security of India. However,...
Shridhar Venkat, CEO, Akshaya Patra

Akshaya Patra CEO Shridhar Venkat on running the world’s largest NGO school meal programme

The Akshaya Patra Foundation celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2020. It continues to be the world's largest NGO school meal programme, serving hot, nutritious mid-day meals to 1.8 million school children in India every day. Not only does it reach out to kids, but to people in need at large. During the COVID-19 crisis,...
Sodexo

CSR: Sodexo co-creating jobs for disadvantaged youth in the aftermath of COVID-19

The economic impact of the pandemic has been significant with millions of people struggling across the world and many losing their jobs or at risk of doing so. Sodexo has been working globally to support communities and improve the Quality of Life of people. In India, Sodexo recently associated with the NGO, Antarang Foundation,...

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