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Launch of the ‘Hamara Ghar, Hamara Vidyalaya’ initiative by the Govt. of MP by Jaishri Kiyavat (IAS)

Madhya Pradesh govt launches ‘Hamara Ghar Hamara Vidyalaya’ education campaign

The ‘Hamara Ghar, Hamara Vidyalaya’ initiative was launched by Jaishri Kiyavat (IAS), Commissioner, Department of Public Instructions (DPI) on 1st July 2020 for secondary school students. The online launch was witnessed by teachers, government officers and parents from across the state. Jaishri Kiyavat (IAS), Commissioner, Department of Public Instructions (DPI), MP Government says, “The Hamara...
Hero Motocorp CSR

Hero MotoCorp CSR Report Shows It Stands By ‘We Care’ Motto

Hero MotoCorp is one of those automobile doyens that could be mistaken for a much younger company because of its young workforce and fresh work ethic. Despite being the world’s largest manufacturer of two-wheels for the past two decades, the company is at the cutting edge of design and auto-innovation. It believes sustainability is...
Education CSR initiatives in India

Top Education CSR Initiatives in India

The education sector in India has grown tremendously since independence. In fact, there have been significant improvements made across different indicators in the sector. This has only magnified since 2002 when the right to education was added as a Fundamental Right in Article 21A in part 3 of the constitution on India. India has been...

CSR News: WNS Cares Foundation launches free gamified cybersafety portal, Cybersmart

WNS (Holdings) Limited, through its CSR arm WNS Cares Foundation (WCF) today announced the national launch of CyberSmart portal. Ajay Prakash Sawhney, Secretary, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY), did the honours. CyberSmart is a holistic cybersafety learning ecosystem for education and empowerment of students, teachers, volunteers and parents, supported by NASSCOM. Shamini Murugesh,...

Gillette launches Barber Suraksha Programme to help #GroomTheirFuture

Gillette India has been a long-standing partner of the barber community. Gillette and barbers have a special bond as partners, and together they are a part of the essential fabric that grooms everyone, every day. In a world gripped by the pandemic, the impact on barbers has been profound as shutters stayed closed and...
Online education

Keralites Ensure Online Education to all Students Amid COVID-19

COVID-19 lockdown in India caused a major disruption in the schedule of school-going children of the country. With new norms to be followed, the schools across the country were shut down resulting in compromised education status of young students of India. Considering the uncertainty regarding the duration of COVID-19 lockdown or social distancing norms,...

CSR: NTT Ltd. supports VMinclusion Taara to upskill women in STEM for free

Upskilling CSR programme VMinclusion Taara aims to help women restart their careers after a break. It recently reached a new milestone of 6,000 registrations. The programme trains women in the latest digital transformation technologies which include Cloud Management & Automation, Data Center Virtualization, Networking and Digital Workplaces is now supported by more industry partners...
e-learning CSR programmes

Visionary e-learning CSR programmes of Endress+Hauser and Nayara Energy

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) recognised the scope of e-learning long before coronavirus compelled urban schools to take heed of it. Here's how the visionary e-learning CSR programmes of two companies—Nayara Energy and Endress+Hauser—have transformed education for thousands of students. What are e-learning CSR programmes about? e-learning CSR programmes make use of various electronic technologies to give...

CSR News: JP Morgan donates Rs. 17 crores to SAGE Foundation for upskilling in BFSI sector

The BFSI sector is investing heavily in technology and the digitalization of its products and services, creating a demand for individuals with specific skills and talents along with practical knowledge of the industry. JP Morgan will donate Rs. 17 crores to Shahani Academic & Global Empowerment (SAGE) Foundation as a CSR killing initiative to...

Edtech: Sterlite Power’s EdIndia and MCGM Launch Virtual Training of 21,000 Teachers

As schools are shut across the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic, children in schools have lost their routines, spaces, social networks, and resources critical for learning. School shutdowns did not only cause disproportionate learning losses for these students—compounding existing gaps—but also led to dropouts. A three-day webinar was set-up to strengthen the capabilities...

New tools to simplify the life of researchers amid COVID-19

Cactus Communications, a technology company accelerating scientific advancement, announced the launch of R (researcher.life), an extensive integrated ecosystem of tools and support for academic researchers. The ecosystem currently offers six tools and platforms, all designed to address a specific need or issue that researchers face. R Pubsure is an AI-powered platform that evaluates the submission...

CSR: Free AI, Coding & Robotics courses in vernacular languages for rural children

Robochamps, an edtech startup dedicated to introducing kids to early AI education, recently launched its online courses in Robotics and Coding. Available in Hindi, Gujarati, Punjabi, and English, the company's CSR will be providing free courses to kids in the age group of 6 to 17 living in rural areas. Google’s recent report states...

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