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Tata Steel announces Samvaad Fellowship 2020 results at finale of tribal conclave

The Samvaad Fellowship provides critical gap funding and also works towards facilitating platforms at national and international levels for providing enhanced inputs to the fellows. This year, the Fellowships were awarded to: 1. Deepa Pawar from the Gadiya Lohar tribe for the project on Documentation of Traditional Art of Iron Weapons and Tool Making of...
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Sports as a Development Tool for People with Intellectual Disabilities

By Mukta Narain Thind, National Director, Organizational Development, Special Olympics Bharat Whether we talk about Sustainable Development Goals or the new National Education Policy 2020 merged with principles of Inclusion through Education, the importance of Sports and Health going hand-in-hand is the key. Sports for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD) is an important...
National Journalism Day

National Journalism Day 2020: Role of Journalism in Development of Indian Society

17th November is celebrated as National Journalism Day in India every year. The day is aimed at the promotion of freedom of speech, thoughts and virtues as well as the role of media in shaping our society. Role of Journalism in Development of Indian Society Journalism plays a role of mediator between the public and policymakers....

6 CSR campaigns for Diwali in 2020

This will be the first Diwali in 100 years that will be celebrated during a raging pandemic. You and I may be safely ensconced at home with a box of sweets. However, for certain sections of society – senior citizens, families of migrants, those battling mental illness, ones lost their livelihood and others who...

Children’s Day 2020 – PV Sindhu and U. Vimal Kumar share badminton tips with youngsters

PNB MetLife Insurance along with its NGO partner - Child Rights and You (CRY), hosted an interactive chat session ahead of Children's Day for over 150 children with P.V. Sindhu, Olympic Medallist and the brand ambassador of PNB MetLife and U. Vimal Kumar, international badminton player, coach and the founder of Prakash Padukone Sports...

Go #LocalForDiwali by Ordering from These Food Providers in Mumbai

Concluding our #LocalForDiwali series, we are being #vocalforlocal food providers in Mumbai. Diwali is not complete without awesome festival food. The tasty treats in form of sweets and savouries are enough to compel the most sincere diet watchers into taking a few cheat days. All across the country, home-made food businesses have increased in numbers...

Go #LocalForDiwali by Hiring These Local Service Providers in Mumbai

Continuing our Diwali series, we are here being vocal for local for a few festival related services that everyone need at this time of the year. Diwali preparations involve a ton of cleaning and decorating of the house. The festival is all about letting the old clutter of the year go and welcome the...

Tata Steel will hold Samvaad Tribal Conclave digitally on Nov 15-19

Samvaad, organised by Tata Steel Foundation, is back in 2020 with the seventh edition. Scheduled between November 15-19, the conclave centred around tribal communities will take the conversations and celebrations online this year. The Samvaad ecosystem has brought together more than 30,000 people from 117 tribes across 27 states of India and 18 countries in...

Oxfam Trailwalker goes virtual; will raise funds for #RightsOverProfits campaign

In a world starkly altered by COVID-19, the 2020 Oxfam Trailwalker India, a fundraising walkathon has gone virtual and will be completely different from its past 16 successful editions. Just last year, thousands of Oxfam trail walkers had come together from all across India and around the world, to walk for better education, affordable and...

Go #LocalForDiwali by Purchasing these Local Home and Kitchen Essentials

Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the citizens of India to be vocal for local and to promote ‘local for Diwali’ this festive season. He encouraged the people of India to participate in the festivities this year by purchasing local products. “Celebrating Diwali with local will give a new boost to the economy,” he said....

Indian hip-hop collective fights climate change with Back 2 The Roots Jam

While weekends are the perfect days to laze about, they also consist of key hours during which we, as inhabitants of Earth, can actively engage with issues that matter. Last Sunday, Mumbai-based hip-hop school The Dharavi Dream Project (TDDP — Asia’s largest afterschool of hip-hop), graffiti collective Wicked Broz and civilian welfare initiative MRRWA...

Vedanta’s Sesa Football Academy earns Accreditation under Khelo India scheme

Vedanta's Sesa Football Academy (SFA) has earned accreditation under Khelo India Talent Development programme. This association with the Sports Authority of India (SAI) through Khelo India scheme will help to further improvise training, infrastructure and expand the reach of the project. Khelo India Scheme of the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports (MYAS), Government of...

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