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Potter in the grassroots economy

MSME Ministry rejuvenating grassroots economy with multi-crore self-employment schemes

Wealth creation by self-employed entrepreneurs is the only way the grassroots economy can fully contribute to the Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan. For this to become a reality, the government is looking at the vast untapped potential of industries like pottery and incense-making. This is how women of the vast rural population that Indians living in...
app for migrants and workers

CSR: Free job hunt app for migrants and workers

The COVID-19 pandemic changed the face of the Indian workforce. About 40 million workers in India lost their jobs due to the lockdown, impacting the livelihood of a large part of the Indian population. As the lockdown eases and worksites open up, many migrant labourers and daily wage workers are struggling to find the...
Elon Musk with a Tesla Cybertruck

Global Report: Tesla Targets Zero Emissions

On Engineers Day 2020, let's appreciate Elon Musk and the engineering marvel that every Tesla car is. The corporation has made strides in electric automobiles and cleantech which will hold up in the new normal. Since the onset of shelter-in-place orders and travel restrictions due to COVID-19, we have seen dramatic increases in air...

Practice Tests: Enhancing Your Chance at Success in Your CompTIA Security+ Exam

IT security has become a critical focal point for today’s age of rapid technological evolution. With the increasing rate of cybercrime, organizations are placing increased priority on IT Security, and there are higher demands for the services of security professionals now more than ever. The Exam Collection A+ Certification Practice Test 220-1002 is a globally...
Joydeep Chatterjee visits Birsa Prathamik Vidyalaya

Nuvoco CSR pillar Shikshit Bharat makes education accessible in rural areas

The recent COVID-19 crisis has been a magnifier of existing literacy challenges, deeply affecting schooling and learning opportunities for youth and adults with no or low literacy skills. This came to light when children and young people had to make a rapid shift towards distance-learning solutions, particularly in formal education by attending virtual classes...
Vedanta Subhalaxmi Co-op

Subhalaxmi Co-op, Vedanta Jharsuguda’s flagship CSR project, crosses 4000 members

Vedanta Jharsuguda’s flagship CSR initiative, the all-women Subhalaxmi Co-operative Society has crossed 4000 membership tally, becoming one of the largest rural women’s co-operative in Odisha. Subhalaxmi Co-op is engaged in promoting sustainable livelihood opportunities among rural women, creating avenues for entrepreneurship through skill development and providing financial assistance to the members for furthering their livelihood. Through...

Is it time for colleges in India to prioritize student housing?

Over 12 million students migrate domestically for higher education every year. Increased internet penetration leading to growing awareness, rising aspirations and socio-cultural evolution is driving greater student migration, creating the need for modern, amenity-rich living options for students in key educational hubs. Today, as we begin Unlock 4.0 in the midst of an ongoing...
adult literacy program - TCS

International Literacy Day 2020: CSR for Adult Literacy

“How would you feel if you stepped out of blinding darkness into the light? That is what the gift of literacy does to you,” says 46-year-old Asha Devi residing in Narayanpur, Rajasthan. As a young girl, she did not pay much heed to her parents' efforts to send her to the local school. However,...
Adosphere Upskilling

Teachers Day 2020: Adosphere digitally upskills 1.20 lakh government teachers in Gujarat

Digital transformation expert Adosphere has announced the successful execution of a community and collaboration building project for training and curriculum support for over 1.2 lakh teachers. Teachers Day 2020 marked one year of the CSR project, which has facilitated online collaboration and training for teachers across Gujarat, helping local students continue their studies despite...
Ministry of Education recommends CSR

Ministry of Education will apply CSR funding to close digital divide

The new National Education Policy 2020 (NEP) has called for a complete overhaul of the archaic rote learning system Indian students were saddled with. Higher education will get more autonomy and schooling will be multi-stream. Perhaps the most fundamental change at the government level is the renaming of the Ministry of Human Resource and...
Farmers in India

CSR Initiatives Benefitting Farmers in India

Farming is not an easy vocation. Apart from backbreaking work, it involves a lot of life-threatening risks. Even after those risks, the results are never certain, for the yield of agriculture heavily relies upon the weather and environmental conditions, which can never be predicted. For example, recently excessive rainfall in the Kutch region of...
online learning CSR initiatives

Top Online Learning CSR Initiatives by Indian Companies

Education has moved online in the wake of COVID-19. Schools and colleges were left with no choice during the lockdown but to switch to digital education. There is no certainty when schools will reopen and student lives will go back to normal. With no end in sight to the pandemic, it seems like online...

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