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Only 22% Schools in India have Digital Infrastructure: UNICEF Report

The future of the country relies on the quality of education offered to the children and the youth. India has the potential to reap the benefits of the demographic dividend, especially as the average age of the population is less than 30. However, in order to make the most of this opportunity, it is...
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CSR: BYJU’s Commits to Provide Quality Education to Students of Aspirational Districts

The COVID-19 pandemic has given a forceful nudge to the Indian education system to improve upon online education rapidly. A lot of problems arose during the time in implementing the new standard operating procedures in conducting classes. Additionally, the digital divide that existed in the country costed the underutilization of the educational potential of...
ethics of AI in hiring

The ethics of AI, a concern for young talent

By Prof. Serge da Motta Veiga and Genevieve Houriet Segard, EDHEC Business School While artificial intelligence (AI) is gaining ground in most businesses, considering its impact on society and the ethics of its use is becoming paramount. AI transforms not only the companies’ products and services but also their relationships with their customers and employees. In...
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Climbing up the desirability ladder of young talent’s careers

Most employers keep the concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and sustainability as a compliance and not a necessity. If not accompanied by accountable actions, their efforts for being more responsible may now be seen as an attempt to green wash and this could lead to a negative impact on their employer brand. The United...
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WhatsApp Finally Gets Socially Conscious

Social media platforms get a bad rap for being purveyors of fake news and FOMO (that’s Fear of Missing Out, in case you were out of the loop). However, it’s the users who are spreading misinformation, not Facebook, Twitter or WhatsApp. The platform is merely the messenger, which gets inadvertently shot (targeted, in this...

How Useful Is an ITIL Certification? Is It Worth Your Time?

In the 1980s, the Central Computer and Telecommunications Agency (CCTA) of the UK developed the original ITIL framework. It involved the best practices to be implemented in governmental organizations for cost-effective and efficient IT service management. Since then, a plethora of changes have been done to the framework for making it relevant with upcoming...
K. C. Mahindra scholarship

K.C. Mahindra Scholarship for Post Graduate Studies Abroad awards scholarships worth Rs. 2.72 crores to exceptional students

The K. C. Mahindra Scholarship for Post Graduate Studies Abroad was awarded to 65 students this year. The top three scholars get scholarships worth Rs. 8 lakh each and the rest receive scholarships worth Rs. 4 lakh each. Aimed at enabling higher education for the brightest and best students in India, the total value of...
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CSR: Future Generali distributes over 3000 literacy kits amongst underprivileged children in Maharashtra

Future Generali India Insurance Company Limited (FGII) towards its CSR has teamed up with ‘Room to Read’ an NGO to help underprivileged children to improve literacy and inculcate reading habits during the lockdown. Through this partnership, the company reached out to 12 schools in Maharashtra and distributed 3089 literacy kits to children of grade...
talent pool

World Population Day 2021 – Our Vast Talent Pool

India needs to constantly find new ways to leverage the vast talent pool through skilling initiatives. Young people between 18 and 29 years constitute 22% of India’s population (Youth in India report by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, GoI). The growth of Non-tier 1 cities since 2020 to now has resulted in...
cybersafety education

CSR arms of WNS and Tech Mahindra partnered on India’s first free holistic cybersafety education portal

WNS Cares Foundation (WCF), the CSR arm of WNS, today announced that it has joined forces with Tech Mahindra Foundation (TMF) to raise the cybersafety quotient of over 24,000 beneficiaries of TMF’s programmes through WCF’s CyberSmart portal, India’s first holistic, free-for-all cybersafety education portal. The CyberSmart portal enables gamified learning using thematic quiz-based modules based...
Samsung Star Scholar

CSR: Samsung India Grants Scholarships to 544 Navodaya Vidyalaya Students Attending IITs & NITs

Samsung, India’s most trusted brand, has given scholarships to 544 meritorious students from Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) schools who have qualified for the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and National Institute of Technology (NIT), as part of its Samsung Star Scholar program, fulfilling its vision of #PoweringDigitalIndia by empowering the next generation of Young...
remote work

Remote work will take the economy far in 2021

The widespread reach of remote work environments has become a rising trend that is redefining India’s employability landscape and the world at large. The COVID-19 pandemic hit the Indian economy hard, but India was prepared to make the most of the crisis. With the connectivity of the internet and online learning, a vast Indian...

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