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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...
Pankh

USAID and FOGSI spearhead Pankh Initiative to boost reproductive and sexual health awareness among young Indians

The COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on all aspects of health, including reproductive health. The lack of access to contraceptive options during the lockdown is estimated to have caused 2.7 million unwanted pregnancies and COVID-19 induced disruptions continue to erode the messaging around contraceptives and reproductive health. India is home to the world’s...
Philips CSR

Philips Foundation, Prosus, Johnson Foundation and the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies provide over 800 ventilators for COVID-19 relief efforts in India

Philips Foundation, Prosus, Johnson Foundation and the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies have joined forces to provide more than 800 ventilators to Indian public hospitals in regions most impacted by COVID-19. The ventilators will enable public hospitals to respond to the acute need for critical medical equipment, assist frontline healthcare workers to provide COVID-19...
MOIL covid Mandla

CSR: MOIL sets up 1.03 crore Covid care facility in Madhya Pradesh

MOIL, a Schedule-A Miniratna Category I CPSE, took a major CSR initiative to set up Covid care facility in district hospitals in the State of Madhya Pradesh especially for those residing in remote places which lack medical facilities. MOIL (earlier known as Manganese Ore India Limited) set up this facility to provide relief to people...
Sonu sood COVREG

Sonu Sood announces volunteer programme COVREG for COVID-19 vaccination registration in rural India

Sonu Sood today launched his new initiative, COVREG, which aims to create the world’s biggest volunteer program for Covid vaccination registration in rural India. The initiative is powered by rural fintech leader Spice Money, which will onboard volunteers through its website www.covreg.in. Once the volunteers register for the initiative, they will be provided with an...
IIFL Foundation's Kindness On Wheels

CSR arm of IIFL Group supports vaccination of specially abled individuals in Mumbai

As part of its mission Conquer COVID, IIFL Foundation (the CSR arm of IIFL Group) is supporting the ‘Kindness on Wheels’ vaccination drive. This drive is aimed at vaccinating specially abled individuals in various regions of Mumbai. Through this CSR initiative, safe and sanitized auto-rickshaw service is provided at the doorstep of specially abled people....
Mirae Asset free vaccination

CSR arm of Mirae Asset holding free Covid vaccination drive in Mumbai

Mirae Asset Foundation (MAF) has initiated a major vaccination drive to facilitate free vaccination to over 15,000 people in Mumbai. MAF is the Mumbai-based charitable and CSR arm of Mirae Asset’s businesses in India. MAF has tied up with Holy Family Hospital (HFH) in Bandra and Nanavati Max Super Speciality Hospital to offer free COVID-19...
yen - Hitachi donation

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....
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...

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