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Vi CSR Scholarship Programme awards Rs. 20,000 each to 1000 promising students for online education

Vodafone Idea Foundation, the CSR arm of Vi, announced the results of its Students Scholarship Programme 2021. The Foundation distributed scholarships of Rs. 20,000 each to 1000 students across India. The results for the teachers' scholarships have already been announced. What is the CSR initiative about? The Vi CSR Scholarship initiative aims to bridge the social...
FM skill development programme

CSR: Embassy Group introduces new FM skill development programme with job placements for all students from adopted govt schools

Embassy Group, in a cumulated effort to chalk the career paths of govt. school students has introduced a unique FM skill development programme for all students from its adopted government schools. Upon completion of the four-month course in various verticals of Facility Management, the students will also find job placements at TCFM. TCFM (Technique Control...
Skill development models

Changing Skill Development Models for the Purpose of Poverty Alleviation

In India, vocational skills and skill development strategy represent a multi-level approach to understanding knowledge systems, spatial realities and capital concerned with poverty, livelihood needs and employability opportunities. To address these issues, governments – both central and provincial – have devised methods and taken steps to push reforms and agendas linked to poverty alleviation...
iTeach Schools

CSR News: Credit Suisse extends its partnership with iTeach Schools to support 1300 underprivileged students

Credit Suisse has renewed its commitment to iTeach Schools for another three years, to support underprivileged students at three schools in Pune. These schools are iTeach BJR (Babu Jagjeevan Ram EMSS), iTeach KRJ (Keshav Rao Jedhe EMSS), and iTeach SVT (Swargeeya Vitthal Tupe Smart Learning EMSS), and have a total capacity of educating 680...
Aahwahan - Education on wheels

Aahwahan’s Education on Wheels programme is imparting free digital literacy to 12,860 rural students

Continued access to quality education can ignite far-reaching changes and provide a voice to marginalized communities globally. The IT domain is expanding fast and there is an increasing demand for tech-savvy talent. But insufficient technical opportunities are the main obstacle in overcoming the digital divide in India. Realizing this, Aahwahan stepped forward with the programme...

FUEL University is Making the Youth of India Future-Work-Ready

Friends Union for Energising Lives (FUEL) is a credible non-profit organization, focused on assisting youths with Career Guidance, Scholarships and Skills Training across India, under CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) initiatives with various corporate partners. In an exclusive interview with The CSR Journal, Ketan Deshpande, Founder Chairman & CEO, FUEL, talked about the gap between...
Project Nari Shakti

CSR: Project Nari Shakti Bridging the Gender Gap in Gig Economy

The patriarchal society of India has led a large chunk of women in the country to become financially dependent on their partners or other male family members. Considering the fact that women bear the responsibility of child rearing and caring, they have often lacked opportunities for financial independence and have been left to care...
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CSR-funded skill development ecosystem is evolving in 2021

India’s country-wide lockdown in 2020 and early 2021 – implemented to contain the spread of COVID-19 – disrupted businesses across both informal and formal sectors. Many companies, facing constraints on capital and liquidity, had to cut costs. These measures impacted incumbent graduates, who faced a heightened risk of termination or reduction in salaries. At the...
AISECT skilling women

AISECT will implement CSR project with Microsoft and NSDC for skilling women in Chhattisgarh and Uttar Pradesh

Social enterprise AISECT has been entrusted by National Skill Development Corportaion (NSDC) and Microsoft for their digital project operating in rural India. NSDC and Microsoft have collaborated recently to transform India into a digitally empowered nation through NSDC’s eSkill India portal. Further, Microsoft in association with NSDC has initiated a project which is a skill...
Covid crisis support scholarship

HDFC Bank launches Covid Crisis Support Scholarship with a Rs. 9 crore corpus

HDFC Bank today announced the launch of the Covid Crisis Support Scholarship for students who have been impacted by Covid19. The scholarship is part of Parivartan, HDFC Bank’s umbrella for its social responsibility. The scholarship programme is meant for school students as well as those pursuing UG, PG and diploma courses. Under this scholarship scheme,...
Ved Krishna, Vice Chairman, Yash Pakka

Yash Pakka to bridge skill gaps in the global compostable packaging ecosystem

Yash Pakka, India’s leading sustainable packaging solutions provider, has launched Yash Skills, its dedicated training and development division. With its new wing, the Ayodhya-based company aims to build competence among the industry’s future leaders through specific training programs compassing in-demand industry skills. The skilling programs will be affiliated with front-running institutes and industry bodies such...
AAS Vidyalaya education cafes

AAS Vidyalaya sets up Education Cafes for rural students through its CSR initiative

AAS Vidyalaya has come up with a unique low-cost concept of Education Cafes for students in rural areas. These cafes are equipped with TABs and students can walk in any time of the day, login with their registered ID & password and study for as long as they desire. The beauty of these cafes...

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