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Rahul Bajaj

CSR: Bajaj Group Pledges 100 Crores for COVID-19 Efforts

Mr. Rahul Bajaj, a member of Parliament and Chairman of the conglomerate Bajaj Group, has released a statement that the group is committing a whopping 100 crore rupees in the fight against COVID-19. Saluting the healthcare, sanitation and emergency support workers and local police who are working hard in these tough times, the industrialist said...
Clean Noida campaign

CSR: Hearts out for Noida

HCL Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of HCL Technologies, has partnered with NOIDA Authority to strengthen the city’s waste management system and contribute to making it one of the cleanest cities in the country. In one of the primary initiatives under the project, over 1000 dustbins were installed around NOIDA within a period of...
janata curfew

India under lockdown for 21 days

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has imposed a pan India lockdown for 21 days in order to stop the spread of coronavirus. He addressed the nation through a live telecast speech last night. The restrictions came into effect from midnight. He added: "To save India, to save its every citizen, you, your family... every street,...
Coronavirus CSR Initiatives

CSR Funds to Fight Coronavirus in India

In a week, India has seen a huge rise in the number of people affected by Coronavirus. A developing country like India which is still building its health infrastructure is way behind the developed countries of the western world and autocratic nations like China. Billionaires and Corporations all over the world are making huge donations...
Covid-19 Outbreak

COVID-19 Portal to Provide Free Teleconsulting Services in India

The covid-19 outbreak has taken over the world with over with more than 270,000 positive cases of the disease. The rapidly spreading virus has affected over 186 countries as per Worldometers. This has not only generated ample panic but also affected the global economy in a negative way. The outbreak has tested the healthcare capacity...
citizen social responsibility for coronavirus

Citizen Social Responsibility for Coronavirus in India

With a population of 1.3 billion people, India is the second most populous country. Yet, compared to the population size and density, the COVID-19 infection rate is relatively low. It will stay that way if there's citizen social responsibility for Coronavirus. As I write this, the tally of Coronavirus positive cases in India stands...
coronavirus in India

Viral test for Coronavirus in India: 5 Wrong Beliefs

As the novel Coronavirus continues to spread in India and across the globe, there is mass confusion over how to protect yourself from the pandemic. While it may be tempting to believe the Whatsapp messages forwarded by friends of friends supposedly from a medical source, it's better to look to trusted sources like the...

Health Insurers Improvising the Rural Healthcare Scenario

Rural India is characterized by a high burden of infectious as well as chronic ailments owing to lack of awareness around appropriate sanitation, good hygiene and the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Despite some progress over the years, there are many regions that still don’t have access to safe drinking water. Besides this,...
Eye Care in India

Building India’s Capacity for Paediatric Eye Care

Paediatric eye-care in India India is the second-most populous country in the world and home to over 20% of the world's blind population. Unfortunately, India is also home to the largest number of blind children in any one country. "In 2000, India had only four comprehensive tertiary pediatric eye care centres. At that time, with a...
Cadila Pharma CSR

CSR: Free Eye Surgeries by Cadila Pharma and Kaka-Ba Hospital

As a part of its responsibility towards the society, Kaka-Ba Hospital, a CSR initiative of Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd., conducted free eye surgery for approximately 20 residents of Bhat and Trasad villages in Hansot, Bharuch. The free surgeries followed free health camps in the same villages where consultations and medicines were provided free of cost to...

New Innovations in Health Could Harm You

Transformative innovations in health technologies, medicines and insurance that could vastly improve the reach and quality of healthcare are on the horizon—but they also bring new risks and trade-offs for health systems and societies. Disruptive innovations in health Over the centuries, health systems have embraced many innovations, sometimes without waiting for them to be proven safe...

Manual Scavenging – A Law Without Enforcement

“In no country, people are sent to gas chambers to die,” remarked the Supreme Court of India in September 2019 regarding manual scavenging in India. Statistics have suggested that it is safer to be a soldier in Kashmir than a manual scavenger in India. Quartz India has pointed out that manual scavenging has claimed...

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