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CSR: Upskilling Women for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The 4IR (fourth industrial revolution) flags the transition from simple digitisation in the third industrial revolution to disruptive innovation through a combination of digital technologies and platforms. These technologies are changing the ways companies will do business across the manufacturing, services, and agriculture sectors. The 4IR presents an opportunity for women to build skill sets...

BSDM sets sights on CSR in sustainable skill development

In a major push to utilize CSR for sustainable development of Skills, Bihar Skill Development Mission (BSDM) organized a summit titled Confluence of State Skill Mission and CSR for Sustainable Development of Skills. The summit was held on 19th March, 2019 at India Habitat Center by Bihar Skill Development Mission (BSDM) to create synergy between...
Digital Literacy

WhatsApp and NASSCOM Foundation collaborate for Digital Literacy in India

Leading up to the 2019 General Elections, WhatsApp and NASSCOM Foundation - the social arm of the industry body, National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) – have come together to impart digital literacy training to help tackle the challenge of misinformation. This partnership aims to reach approximately 100,000 Indians with training to...
TISS Program

TISS AESDII Announces Second Batch of ‘Development Perspectives, Managements and Practices’ Certificate Program

The five-day certificate program by TISS is an attempt at training more individuals to participate in social and national development at a professional level. CSR is now considered more than just an act of philanthropy. The CSR mandate has led to increased partnerships between the myriad development stakeholders including corporations and Not for Profit Organizations(NPOs)....
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Tata Trusts launch Incubation & Design Centre for handloom and craft development in Odisha

The Tata Trusts have launched an Incubation & Design Centre for handloom and craft development in Odisha. The Centre will serve as learning and business development hub to help rejuvenate handloom clusters by providing a comprehensive end-to end programme. The centre will facilitate development of weaver-entrepreneurs and weaver-designers to build a community of micro-entrepreneurs. The...

Philanthropist Yusuf Hamied donates 8.7 crores to Royal Society of Chemistry in India

Indian businessperson, scientist and philanthropist Dr. Yusuf Hamied, has announced the launch of the new Inspirational Science Programme with a significant donation of 8.7 crores to the Royal Society of Chemistry in India. News of the funding comes as Dr. Hamied and the Royal Society of Chemistry celebrate the successful completion of the Yusuf Hamied...
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UBS and Pratham roll out financial literacy app Meri Dukaan

In line with its commitment to making a positive impact in the community, UBS launched a gamified financial literacy app – Meri Dukaan – in partnership with the Pratham Education Foundation. In its pilot phase, Pratham will launch the app in 100 training centers across the country. UBS India community affairs and the UBS Optimus...
HDFC Bank launches Navachar (Innovation) Pustika

HDFC Bank launches Navachar (Innovation) Pustika

HDFC Bank launched a manual of innovative teaching ideas called Navachar Pustika. Navachar Pustika (Innovations Handbook), is a compilation of innovative teaching ideas contributed by teachers themselves. These zero cost, high impact ideas are part of HDFC Bank’s ‘Teaching-the-Teacher’ (3T) programme under #Parivartan, the umbrella CSR of the Bank. The 3T programme is run in partnership with Sri...
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CSR: Women breaking barriers by driving professionally

Through programmes like MetaSkills and Swayam, Indian women like Sunita, Bharti and countless others are breaking gender stereotypes in driving, changing their own lives and inspiring others. Sunita Santosh Palve from Mumbai completed her HSc and wanted to study further but had to discontinue her student life due to financial pressures. Sunita’s family includes her...
UP CM at launch of ICICI Academy of Skills

ICICI Academy’s centre in Gorakhpur will boost youth employability

The new centre is the second for ICICI Academy in the state and the 26th in India According to the India Skill Report 2018, only 47% of those coming out of higher educational institutions are employable. Skilling challenges occur due to a certain disconnect between training institutions and industry. Playing a part in filling such crucial...

BYJU’S to provide learning programme to children of Pulwama martyrs

BYJU’S, creator of the K-12 learning app, announced today that it would be providing its learning programmes to children of the security personnel who were martyred in the terror attack in Pulwama, J&K. The courses, which will be mapped to the school curriculum of the students,  will be pre-loaded in a tablet and given to...
TISS Workshop for Non-Profit

TISS AESDII Programme and Financial Management Workshop to Empower the Non-Profit and CSR sectors

The workshop calls for Non-Profit organisations, CSR Professionals, researchers and students to get trained by academicians, practitioners and thought leaders of various Departments and Faculties from TISS and its affiliate institutions. A developing country such as India has a lot of social issues that need to be addressed. Several organisations are constantly working towards it...

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