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CSR arm of HCL Technologies starts mental health helpline with Happy Schooling Project

HCL Foundation, the CSR arm of HCL Technologies, is supporting the Happy Schooling Project, which is being implemented in Madurai among the 24 Corporation-run schools since 2017-18. The project has helped in building a strong teacher-student bond and has created a conducive and happy environment for students. It is being technically supported by NIMHANS, Bangalore...

Poddar Foundation Held Mental Health Awareness Session for Teenage Girls

Poddar Foundation conducted a session on the importance of mental health awareness and wellbeing for adolescent girls. The interactive session was attended by 35 girls from disadvantaged backgrounds. It was the first community session conducted by the Poddar Foundation since the lockdown. “Adolescent girls do not seek professional help for mental health problems for a...
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Why it’s important to segregate waste at home

Citizen social responsibility (CSR) puts the act of categorising your household garbage at the top of the pile of personal duties. Take ownership of the waste your home generates, say local municipal corporations. But why is it so important to segregate waste at home?  If waste is not separated properly, it all gets mixed up...

CSR of GAIL provides 18 CNG vehicles worth Rs. 1 crore to Bengaluru municipality

Lending support to the 'Swachh Bharat Mission' in the - city, GAIL (India) Limited today handed over 18 four-wheel CNG "Dry Waste Collection Vehicles" worth Rs. 1 crore to Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP). The vehicles were flagged off by Gaurav Gupta, Administrator of BBMP and Manjunath Prasad, Commissioner, BBMP in the presence of P...

Metropolis Healthcare’s CSR Initiative Deals With PCOS Holistically

It has been observed that an increasing number of women in the reproductive age are suffering from a hormonal disorder called Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), a disorder that can cause further health complications including diabetes and high blood pressure among others. In fact, it has been estimated that one in five women in India...

CSR News: Lifebuoy teams up with Delhi govt. to promote ‘H for Handwashing’

On the occasion of Global Handwashing Week (15-21 October), the Delhi government collaborated with Hindustan Unilever’s Lifebuoy brand and People to People Health Foundation to Promote “H for Handwashing”. Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister Manish Sisodia inaugurated a “movement to accelerate handwashing behaviour change for children and launched an interactive playbook and posters to...

Fast&Up successfully concludes Mental Health Wellness Week

With the pandemic, the conversation around mental well-being is becoming increasingly important. To raise awareness on this issue, Fast&Up’s Science Academy held a week-long Mental Health Wellness week, to coincide with World Mental Health day on October 10. Fast&Up, a sports and nutrition brand focusing on family healthcare and nutrition, invited 15 distinguished speakers through...

CSR News: NABARD focuses on menstrual hygiene through livelihoods initiative

NABARD, on the occasion of International Day of Rural Women, launched MY PAD. MY RIGHT, a developmental CSR initiative which aims to make an impact in rural menstrual hygiene by empowering rural women to take up manufacturing of sanitary pads. The menstrual hygiene-cum-livelihoods programme will provide one sanitary pad making machine to Self Help Groups...
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Complete CSR Report of TCS in India, a STEM pioneer

Tata Consultancy Services, most often referred to as TCS in India and around the globe, is our nation's largest software and IT services company. It has been a consistent top ranker not only in the subcontinent but globally, with its location-independent software that is proving to be all the more relevant in COVID-19 times....

Harpic Mission Paani launches ‘Swachhta aur Paani’ to reinstate the importance of water

We stand at a critical threshold today, where we are facing a pandemic and are witnessing the ever-depleting level of water. A precious natural resource, that is imperative for our survival and overall well-being needs to be nurtured, cared, protected, and preserved. Harpic Mission Paani through its new campaign ‘Swachhta aur Paani’ (Hygiene and Water)...

PC Financial Services steps up CSR activities, distributes over 10,000 cotton masks

As part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative, PC Financial Services Private Limited – a Non-Banking Finance Company (NBFC) – carried out mask distribution drive in parts of Mumbai and Haryana amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Over 10,000 cloth masks have already been distributed to the needy in the ongoing CSR activity by the company...

CSR News: KFC India partners with Smile Foundation to support families of Dabbawalas

The meal providers and the very face of Mumbai - the Dabbawalas - are today faced with the challenge of fending for themselves. The worsening COVID-19 situation in Maharashtra, with most businesses and offices closed, has rendered members of this Six Sigma organization struggling to provide for their families. KFC India has partnered with Smile...

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