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CSR: Beware Of Online Banking Scams

More than billion mobile phone users and half a billion internet users make India the second largest country in terms of number of people connected to a telecom network and internet. India is in the middle of a digital revolution where more and more transactions are moving from offline to online. This revolution does...
Million Jobs Mission

Collaborative Philanthropy For Creating A Million Jobs

Every year, some 12 million young Indians join the workforce, according to a recent EY study, and 64% of the population is likely to be of working age by 2020-21. That’s at the heart of India’s much-vaunted demographic dividend, which is supposed to propel its GDP—but there is a huge disconnect between job creation...
job scam alert

CSR: 5 Ways To Detect A Fake Job

Job scams were not so common in India before the digital revolution. Job postings used to appear in the newspaper's classifieds section, which was pricey enough to hold off the scammers. However now, with easy accessibility to the internet, it has become easier for scammers to collect information about unsuspecting individuals and use it...
job scammers

CSR: Job Scammers At Work

In India, approximately 12 million people enter the workforce annually. The economy though has not created enough jobs to accommodate all of these people. This has made the jobseekers vulnerable, leaving way too much power with the employment providers. The employment gap in the market has given space to fake job scammers to execute...
online shopping scams

CSR: Four Steps To Avoid Online Shopping Scams

In the world where everyone wants everything at the click of a button, online shopping has become a daily exercise. Big retail websites like Amazon, and Flipkart have actually become bigger than most of the physical retail stores. However, this has also caused a rise in the incidents of online shopping scams. According to...
Maruti Suzuki welcomes second batch

Maruti Suzuki’s Japan-India Institute for Manufacturing welcomes 2nd batch

After recording 100% placement for its first batch, Maruti Suzuki’s Japan-India Institute for Manufacturing (JIM) at Ganpat University in Mehsana, Gujarat welcomed its second batch of 362 students. JIM is a part of a joint initiative between the Government of Japan and Government of India to create a pool of 30000 skilled manpower for...
cybersecurity

Cybersecurity Jobs In India

After the historic move of demonetisation in 2016, the government of India has tried to push the country towards digitisation. This has led to a drastic increase in demand for the cybersecurity professionals. There was at least 1 cybercrime reported in India every 10 minutes the first half of 2016. However, the lack of talent...
skill programmes

CSR: Govt. Moves To Standardise Skill Programmes

About 2.5 crore individuals have been trained under various skill programmes of the government. Out of this, more than 50 lakh have been trained under the ministry's flagship scheme – Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY). The scheme has been criticised in the past for its poor track record in placing candidates. The PMKVY dashboard,...
sex education in India

CSR: Sex Education for Adolescents in India

Sex education among children is almost non-existent in India. Talking openly about sex is considered to be a taboo in the country which acts as a barrier in delivering this knowledge effectively to Indian children and adolescents. However, it is overlooked not only by the society but also by the Indian healthcare system. Nearly one...

Project Nanhi Kali pledges to educate half a million girls in the next three years

Estimates show that on an average, a girl in India receives less than four years of education in her lifetime. There are alarming statistics that will require a collaborative and long-term effort by the industry. Project Nanhi Kali has committed to educating a total of half a million girl children in the next three years....
empowering entrepreneurship

Empowering Entrepreneurship Through Co-Creation

It is well known fact that India is a country of opposites. However, the paradox in entrepreneurship is rather inconspicuous. What is alarming is however is that while Indians are inherently entrepreneurial, they find it very difficult to set up and run businesses with ease. Access to technical knowledge, finance, market and poor entrepreneurship...
quality of education

CSR: Education In India Needs Attention

India of the ancient times was labelled the Golden Bird. We had gathered immense wealth not limited to monetary gains, since our real wealth lay in the gamut of practical, spiritual and philosophical knowledge. From the time of Nalanda University in the 5th Century C.E., India attracted scholars, students and thinkers from around the...
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