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CSR News: Mitsubishi Electric organized Sustainability Activities in Pune

Mitsubishi Electric has decided to continue its Corporate Social Responsibility activity in Pune, a hub for education, heavy engineering and technology companies, and amongst one of the fastest growing cities in India.  Mitsubishi Electric India’s CSR journey in Pune started in the year 2015, with tree plantation and since then, the company has been...
tech reskilling in India

Tech Reskilling in India a necessity

While skill development gets a major chunk of CSR funding, reskilling in India isn't a priority. Even with the third-largest developer base and a substantial tech-savvy talent pool, India lags behind its peers on major AI indicators. This is despite a thriving startup ecosystem, high-growth companies which have made a substantial investment in setting...
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CSR: St Mira’s College is a Model for Sustainability

Colleges, those bastions of knowledge and creators of degree-wielding job-seekers ready to inundate the urban workforce. Colleges are inclined to support students through graduation and launch them into the working world with newfound knowledge and skills, but with good education comes a higher purpose and engaged citizens, believes St Mira's College for Girls. The...
Shriya Damani

Shriya Damani: Millennial Woman Driving the SDGs

Hundreds of innovative young entrepreneurs worldwide in fields, ranging from healthcare to clean water, are better equipped to contribute to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a result of the support of SkyQuest and related initiatives pioneered by Shriya Damani and her colleagues. SkyQuest's focus is to connect innovative initiatives to new markets,...

Online Learning in Sign Language

Digitization has democratized the education system and skill development in the country. It has enabled everyone to learn any skill or subject from the best of the teachers for free, or at a very nominal cost. This is a huge step towards solving the employability issue in the country. However, the problem persists for...

Toyota Kirloskar Motor launches SALT to train and empower nonprofits

India’s rapid progress and emergence of manufacturing sector has turned tables and caused focus to shift to compliance of CSR regulations and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals of 2030, thereby encouraging patterns of social sector funding. Sensing this shift, Toyota conceptualized SALT (Social Academy of Learning) to develop conscious and effective leaders to deliver largescale...

Top 5 Indian Women Pushing Boundaries in Science: International Day of Women and Girls in Science

While we know about the priceless contribution of great scientists like C. V. Raman, Dr. Homi Bhabha and Abdul Kalam, many of us are unaware of the contributions of Indian women pushing boundaries in science. The Indian government has made efforts to make science and tech institutes more inclusive, yet women and girls continue to...

Safer Internet Day 2020 – Four Ways to Promote Cybersecurity

Safer Internet Day is celebrated in around 150 countries across the world. The day aims to create a safer and better internet, where everybody is able to use technology responsibly, respectfully, creatively and critically. The theme of the Safer Internet Day 2020 is “together for a better internet”. Importance of Safer Internet Day in 2020 India...

CSR News: Giving wings to 50,000 underprivileged women through RSETI

India’s leading public sector bank, Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) felicitated the beneficiaries of its Rural Self Employment Training Institute (RSETI) program in Tanjore Tamil Nadu. The Bank celebrated its successful completion of training more than 77,000 young candidates out of which 50,180 were women and the rest were men. The Bank under the directives of Ministry of...

National Voters Day 2020 – How India is Empowering Young and Future Voters

The lowest electoral participation in India is seen among the youth, particularly in teenagers who are 18 to 19 years old. They are busier choosing a career path, and casting their vote is the least of their concerns. With this intent, National Voters’ Day was dedicated in 2017 to motivating these young and future...

National Voters Day 2020 – What to Expect

If people refuse to cast their vote during elections, democracy would become meaningless. This should give you an idea of the importance of National Voters Day 2020, which is being observed on Saturday.  What is National Voters Day?  The foundation day of the Election Commission, January 25, 1950, was declared as National Voters Day. It is...

CSR Initiative by CCL Produces JEE Toppers

'CCL ke Lal and CCL ki Ladli’ – the flagship programme in education sector implemented under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) by Central Coalfield Limited (CCL) has produced JEE Mains toppers. Under this programme, children who are appearing in their class 10 examination are selected through a test from across the state. All the selected students...

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