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‘vivo For Education’ CSR programme to provide vivo smartphones worth Rs. 10 lakhs and cash scholarship worth Rs. 1.5 lakhs to support education of 100 underprivileged kids

vivo in collaboration with Protean (formerly known as NSDL), announced afresh phase of the 'vivo For Education' program today. As part of this phase, vivo will provide 100 vivo smartphones worth Rs. 10 lakhs and a cash scholarship worth Rs. 1.5 lakhs to support education of 100 underprivileged kids. What is vivo for Education? Aligned with...
Vandana Kumar, President of Shishu Mandir along with Dr Hella Mundra, Founder of Shishu Mandir, handing over the cheques to the parents and the deserving children of the Rahim Education Project

The Rahim Education Project will support 150 private school students impacted by COVID

NGO Shishu Mandir has launched the Rahim Education Project, an initiative to provide financial assistant to 150 children who are deprived of education due to COVID impact. The initiative was launched in association with Mr. Rahim, a German Citizen on the occasion of Founder’s Day. Rahim Education Project will focus on providing school fees, books...
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Metropolis Healthcare’s MedEngage Scholarship is inviting applications from medical students

Diagnostics service provider Metropolis Healthcare is pleased to announce the launch of the 3rd edition of MedEngage Scholarship program and is now inviting applications from the final year MBBS and MD/DNB students. The last date to apply for this programme is 18th January 2022. For more details of MedEngage Scholarship programme, students can log onto...

CSR Survey: Companies in India are directing majority of their CSR funds towards imparting employability skills

Companies are keen to dedicate funds towards projects that can create the maximum impact, says Learning solutions company TeamLease EdTech in their latest survey, 'Aligning education and skilling in the CSR agenda'. According to the findings, companies are directing majority of their funds towards imparting employability skills to School or College Dropouts (22.8%), Women...
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National Youth Day 2022 – Top 5 CSR programmes making Indian youth future-ready

National Youth Day is celebrated every year on 12th January but since the pandemic, the much-discussed demographic dividend is facing many challenges. India's corporate might is doing its bit to make the young future ready. Here is an overview of the CSR programmes that are empowering the country's youth. 1. ICICI Academy for Skills ICICI Academy...
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SOS Children’s Villages of India trains more than 2000 youth in 2 years

SOS Children’s Villages of India, India’s largest self-implementing childcare NGO, organised a media workshop on the topic of ‘Skilling Youth in Pandemic Times’ ahead of the National Youth Day. The workshop was addressed by Mr. Sumanta Kar, Secretary General, SOS Children’s Villages of India along with Mr. Naveen Singh, District Coordinator, Nuh-Haryana Skill Development Mission.  During the workshop, the NGO...
SKF India aims to support 150 girls across different cities

SKF India announces a scholarship programme for girls

SKF India, the leading bearings manufacturer, today announced its scholarship program for deserving girls’ students who aspire to pursue diplomas and engineering degrees. As part of the programme, SKF India aims to support 150 girls from economically disadvantaged families from Pune, Mysore, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, and Haridwar. The programme will be implemented by United Way of...

Aequs Foundation inaugurates Mobile Science Lab at Itigatti, Hubballi

Aequs Foundation has launched a first-of-its-kind Mobile Science Lab initiative in Hubballi to provide hands-on computer and STEM education to over 2,500 students across 16 government schools in the region.  The programme taken up in partnership with Agastya Foundation, is designed for students of 6th to 10th classes. The Mobile Science Lab will offer in-depth knowledge through experiential...
APM Terminals Pipavav has started a Mobile Science and Maths lab for local students

CSR: arm of APM Terminals Pipavav inaugurates Mobile Science and Maths lab for local students

A mobile science and maths laboratory was inaugurated on January 5 at Rampara Primary School in Rajula, Amreli. The “lab on wheels” set up by APM Terminals Pipavav will help village students to perform science and maths experiments to gain practical insights and hone scientific skills. The Mobile Lab was inaugurated by Captain P K...

Last Date extended for Federal Bank Hormis Memorial Foundation Scholarship

Federal Bank had invited applications for Federal Bank Hormis Memorial Foundation Scholarships for the academic year 2021-22. The last date has been extended to 31st January 2022. Students belonging to the States of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, and Maharashtra are eligible to apply for the scholarship. Selected students will be reimbursed 100% of tuition fees and...
Outdoor learning spaces created due to school closures in Shivaji Nagar

Slum walls turned into outdoor learning spaces in Faridabad

Nationwide closure of schools has disrupted the education of children. Physical environment plays an important role in creating an enabling space for children. The pandemic was tough on everyone but children suffered even more. Lockdowns confined children to the four walls of their homes. It took away the only learning and engagement time that they...
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What can be done about repeated school closures?

Schools have closed again due to the exponential rise in COVID-19 infections. While there is no doubt that children's safety is of utmost concern during the third wave, is the education crisis increasing Learning Poverty among kids? In rural Karnataka, for example, the share of grade three students in government schools able to perform...

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