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CSR: Hitachi Group donating 50 million yen to COVID-19 relief efforts in India

Hitachi Group announced today that it will take support measures for India and other countries facing various social problems such as disasters, accidents, and pandemics. To support India, Hitachi, Ltd. and Hitachi India Pvt. Ltd. will donate a total of approx. 50 million yen to the Japan Committee for UNICEF and charitable institutions in India....

Coronavirus – A Man Made Disaster?

Coronavirus or more popularly known as COVID-19 has rocked the whole world with its large number of infections and fatality rate. The virus has caused more than 3 million deaths across the globe and infected over 141 million people. In India, there have been over 15 million cases officially, and about 179,000 casualties. It...
Artis Bērtulis, Ambassador of Latvia to India

Govt of Latvia and UNDP India join hands to ensure the availability of critical medical equipment in Nagaland

As the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to put the burden on the Indian health system, the need for critical medical supplies and facilities remains an area of focus. The Government of Latvia has contributed $60,000 for the procurement of critical medical equipment, as part of the broader European Union's assistance to India’s...
IIT Kanpur campus

ICICI Securities extends CSR funding to IIT Kanpur for Mission Bharat O2 ICICI Securities has extended CSR funding to IIT Kanpur for Mission Bharat O2

The Startup Incubation and Innovation Centre (SIIC), IIT Kanpur, said it has raised CSR funding from ICICI Securities for Mission Bharat O2 (MBO2), to support domestic manufacturing of oxygen concentrators on scale. What is Mission Bharat O2? With this project, SIIC IIT Kanpur aims to make the Indian healthcare manufacturing ecosystem self-reliant. Mission Bharat O2 is...
Myprotein contribution for Covid

CSR: Myprotein pledges 12% of global sales in May to various NGOs for Covid aid

Global sports nutrition brand, Myprotein, has pledged 12% from its sales in May to a number of local causes in India to help the country in its fight against Covid-19. So far, Rs. 1.25 crore has already been raised through the brand’s Impact Week online sales event and a further 12% from Myprotein profits in...
NGOs in oxygen crisis

Where the state failed, NGOs help people breathe

India’s coronavirus crisis is worse since the pandemic began, and it will probably worsen before it gets better. Hospitals and clinics around the country are facing a shortage of essential supplies, including beds, oxygen, drugs, vaccines, and COVID-19 tests. Hope shone in this dark tragedy through the work of NGOs—a catchall term for the roughly...
helpline for Covid health workers

Free helpline for stressed Covid warriors

The last 16 months of the pandemic have been tough for the frontline healthcare workers; and the second wave pushed the limits of the healthcare infrastructure, creating additional emotional distress for these Covid Warriors. Aavishkar Centre for Self-Enrichment has launched a free helpline for supporting Doctors, Nurses, Pharmacists, Paramedics and other healthcare workers on Covid...
Ajay Piramal - home-care campaign

NITI Aayog & Piramal Foundation launch home-care Covid support campaign in 112 Aspirational Districts

NITI Aayog and Piramal Foundation have launched the ‘Surakshit Hum Surakshit Tum Abhiyaan’ in 112 Aspirational Districts to assist the district administrations in providing home-care support to Covid-19 patients who are asymptomatic or have mild symptoms. This campaign is under the special initiative – the Aspirational Districts Collaborative - in which local leaders, civil societies...
Hyundai Motor India Foundation - Delhi

CSR arm of Hyundai Motor India delivers 40 high flow nasal oxygen machines, 40 BiPaP machines and 10 ventilators to Delhi Government

Hyundai Motor India Foundation (HMIF), the philanthropic and CSR arm of Hyundai Motor India Ltd., handed over the 40 high flow nasal oxygen machines, 40 BiPaP Machines and 10 ventilators to Manish Sisodia, Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi for further distribution to hospitals in the state. Under the Hyundai Cares 3.0 CSR Project, ‘Back to...
Oxfam India - healthcare

CSR: Microsoft and Oxfam India join forces to strengthen healthcare ecosystem in India

Oxfam India has partnered with Microsoft to help strengthen healthcare ecosystem to address the challenges that have come up with the 2nd wave and prepare for a possible wave 3. The partnership will enable access to critical Covid care health services for 1.5 million people in severely affected districts of Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Jharkhand,...
Flex Tamil Nadu

Flex supports COVID-19 relief efforts in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh

Global supply chain and manufacturing solutions provider Flex today announced that it will assist the Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh governments in their COVID-19 relief efforts by providing a total of 210 oxygen concentrators and 680 oxygen cylinders. Additionally, Flex is providing 10,000 face masks that were manufactured by the company to each state. In...
UST Covid Support Oxygen Beds

UST commits at least Rs. 10 crore to support Covid-19 relief in India

UST, a digital transformation solutions company, is extending a much-needed helping hand to COVID-19 pandemic relief in India by working closely with governments, hospitals, relief workers, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) across the country. UST has already committed a minimum amount of Rs. 10 crore to support COVID-19 relief work in India. The company also encourages...

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