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Tata Steel announces Samvaad Fellowship 2020 results at finale of tribal conclave

The Samvaad Fellowship provides critical gap funding and also works towards facilitating platforms at national and international levels for providing enhanced inputs to the fellows. This year, the Fellowships were awarded to: 1. Deepa Pawar from the Gadiya Lohar tribe for the project on Documentation of Traditional Art of Iron Weapons and Tool Making of...
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Ajeenkya D.Y. Patil University offers scholarship to children of Police Personnel

At a time when the entire world is battling against the coronavirus pandemic, police personnel are working round the clock to keep us safe. In a bid to honour and salute the commitment of the frontline warriors, Ajeenkya D.Y. Patil University (ADYPU) has come up with a CSR initiative to offer a scholarship programme...
youth skill development

5 Indian organisations for youth skill development and capacity building

India’s unemployment rate stands at 6.98% as per the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE). Some of the reasons attributed to this are lack of access to quality tertiary education and a burgeoning gap in the acquisition of skills. Importance of skill training is considered to be one of the most valuable aspects for...
BYJU give CSR initiative

BYJU’S launches Give CSR initiative to encourage digital learning for all

BYJU’S, India’s largest EdTech company, announced the launch of BYJU’S Give CSR initiative as a part of ‘Education for All’. BYJU’S 'Give' aims to be a people-driven movement that can take digital learning to as many children as possible, giving them a chance at remote learning. Citizens are encouraged to donate their old or unused...
UI-UX Design Job

Is UI UX Designer Job Ideal For You

Everybody wants a stable, interesting, and high paying job. A decent UI UX Designer job will pay you close to 85,000 dollars a year. The benefits quantify with the experience of the professional and their design skills. But, most of the time a candidate finds it confusing as to whether they should go for the...

CSR News: ICICI Lombard gifts cycles and helmets to dabbawalas for Diwali

Often described as the ‘Lifeline of Mumbai’, these men clad in white with Gandhi caps, have been ensuring that over 2.6 lakh people in Mumbai get to eat their afternoon meals on time, irrespective of hot summer, winter or even heavy rains. The dabbawalas have been transporting lunchboxes from home to offices and back. However,...

Tata Power honoured at ACEF Asian Leaders Forum & Awards 2020 for two CSR initiatives

Tata Power was bestowed with two Gold Awards and one Silver Award at the recently held 9th ACEF Asian Leaders Forum and Awards 2020 for 'Excellence in CSR' and 'Excellence in Branding & Marketing'. The company received two golds for ‘Excellence in CSR’ for its ‘Adhikar Champion’ and ‘SaheliWorld’ initiatives across two categories i.e. for...
Diwali diyas - lights

Support PwD, let the lights be #LocalForDiwali

Light sources are the most important part of the decorations since Diwali is the festival of lights, after all. What is Diwali without lanterns and diyas adorning each corner of the house? Rather than shopping for these items in stores, why not be Local for Diwali and empower people with special needs at the...

CSR Initiative Modernising Education By Introducing Waste Management Curriculum

11th November is celebrated as National Education Day in India every year since 2008. The day is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad – the first Union Education Minister of India. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Maulana Azad is considered to be the driving force behind shaping of the modern education system...

Strategic CSR arm of Sterlite Power rolls out post-COVID teaching package across Uttarakhand

EdIndia, the strategic CSR arm of Sterlite Power, has collaborated with Uttarakhand Education Department, in order to address the teaching-learning challenges in post-COVID classrooms. EdIndia launched a state-level online orientation session for over 28,000 primary teachers of the state on 3rd November 2020. Dr. Mukul Sati, Additional Project Director Universal Education, Uttarakhand, and Seema Jaunsaari,...

UNESCO brings out mental health guide for students

UNESCO New Delhi has started the publication, Minding our Minds during COVID-19: a guide to help foster positive mental health for students in India, towards its continued efforts to respond to the challenges posed by COVID-19 on the education system. The guide was launched virtually by Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, Union Minister of Education, Government of...

Artificial Intelligence will Enable Higher Employment in Future

The world is in the wake of experiencing the biggest Man-Machine alliance since the invention of Artificial Intelligence (AI). According to ‘The Future of Jobs 2018’ report from the World Economic Forum (WEF), machines and algorithms in the workplace will likely create 133 million new roles and jobs by 2022 with smart workforce adaptation. Automation...

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