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Faridabad CSR

Top CSR Projects in Faridabad

Faridabad is a major industrial and residential city in the State of Haryana. It falls in the National Capital Region (NCR), and has grown enormously during the last couple of decades, particularly because a large number of industries have come up in the town. The city was founded back in 1607 by Shaikh Farid,...
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Top CSR initiatives boosting digital literacy in India

National Digital Literacy Mission (NDLM) is a campaign that aims to digitally educate at least one member of every family in rural areas. From 2014 to 2016, two Schemes titled ‘National Digital Literacy Mission’ (NDLM) and ‘Digital Saksharta Abhiyan’ (DISHA) were implemented by the Government of India with a target to train 52.50 lakh...
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Government of Maharastra Mandates Pre-Primary and Primary School Classes to Start at 9 AM

The education department of Government of Maharashtra has announced that pre-primary and primary classes in schools will commence no earlier than 9 AM from academic year 2024-25. A Government Resolution (GR) was issued on Thursday, June 13, directing the schools to start classes for pre-primary students till class 4 at or after 9 AM,...
AkzoNobel revives the art in the street of Jodhpur

Top CSR Projects in Jodhpur

The city of Jodhpur is the administrative headquarters of Jodhpur district. A city replete with palaces and royal monuments from a more prosperous era of India, Jodhpur used to be the capital of the Marwar Kingdom. Standing on the edge of the Thar desert, this marvellous city is the second-largest one in the state of Rajasthan....

NEET Results 2024: Controversy Erupts Over Alleged Scam

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) a national level medical entrance examination in India have ignited a firestorm of controversy, with allegations ranging from cheating to paper leaks. The National Testing Agency (NTA) finds itself under scrutiny as concerns mount over the integrity of the examination process. Amidst calls for a re-examination and...

BJP’s Promises for Environmental Reforms in India

As India marks World Environment Day, the recent election results have stirred a sense of anticipation, coupled with skepticism, regarding the promised environmental reforms. While the electorate's concern for sustainability is evident, there remains a palpable gap between political pledges and tangible action on the ground. The ruling party's manifesto paints a promising picture of...
Odisha Skill Development Authority's 'Swakalpa' Project Transformed 90+ Rural Retail Businesses in Odisha

Odisha Skill Development Authority’s ‘Swakalpa’ Project Transformed 90+ Rural Retail Businesses in Odisha

The Indian retail market is one of the largest in the world, with an estimated size of around INR 108 trillion as of 2022. The unorganized sector, which includes small kirana (grocery) stores, makes up about 88% of the total retail market. There are over 12 million kirana stores run by nano entrepreneurs across...
Schaeffler STEP Centre Inauguration

Launch of skilling initiative under CSR to empower youth in EV Maintenance

Schaeffler India, a leading Motion Technology Company, has unveiled a first-of-its-kind initiative to empower disadvantaged youth in the future-oriented field of electric vehicle (EV) maintenance. A collaborative venture between Schaeffler India and Don Bosco Training Centre in Pimpri-Chinchwad, Pune, is a part of the Schaeffler Technical Enhancement Programme (STEP). Inaugurated by Andreas Schick, Chief Operating...
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How Did The Columbia University Student Protest Go Global?

Student Protestors Demand Action Against Gaza Conflict and University Divestment from Israel. In mid-April, students at Columbia University in the United States initiated a series of protests, demanding an end to genocide in Gaza and urging their school to divest from Israel. This movement has not only continued but also spread globally, involving students from...

Eager to develop Govt Schools with CSR funds: Karnataka Deputy CM DK Shivakumar

Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister DK Shivakumar has once again expressed his desire to develop Government schools in the state with CSR support. While felicitating Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) examination toppers from government schools at his Bengaluru residence on Tuesday, Shivakumar announced his plan to upgrade government schools utilising CSR funds instead of relying...

Anand Mahindra offers to support education of 10-year-old selling rolls in Delhi

In a heartwarming gesture, billionaire industrialist Anand Mahindra has offered to support the education of a 10-year-old boy selling egg rolls on the streets of Delhi. The child named Jaspreet, who lost his father to brain tuberculosis, is selling egg, chicken and paneer rolls in his father’s roadside stall to sustain himself and his...

CSR of SECL: School building and girls’ hostel under construction in Madhya Pradesh’s Dindori

A school building with seating capacity for 1200 students and a 100 seater girls’ hostel is being constructed in Madhya Pradesh’s Dindori district. This is a CSR initiative of South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL). The school and hostel is being constructed at Narmadanchal Vidyapeeth, Tribal Welfare Center Mahakoshal, Bargaon, Dindori. South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL)...

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