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iTokri, a Platform Empowering the Artisans and Weavers in India

Handlooms are symbols of the country's rich and varied cultural heritage. They are an important source of livelihood to many in rural and semi-rural parts of the country. Empowering the country’s artists is a unique platform called iTokri. What is iTokri? iTokri is an online store for handicrafts, handlooms, fabrics, jewellery, paintings, and other artworks is...

Quit India Movement Day: Let go of the Colonial Influence

The day was August 8, 1942 when the resolution of Quit India Movement was passed at the Bombay Session of the All India Congress Committee. The failure of Cripps Mission, which offered dominion status to India, led to the launch of the movement for which Mahatma Gandhi gave the slogan of ‘Do or Die’....

60 locals trained to become Sports Coaches under AU Bank’s ‘Bano Champion’ Program

AU Small Finance Bank, under its CSR project ‘Bano Champion,’ organized a 5-day training program at Jaipur for sports coaches from rural and semi-urban areas of Rajasthan. Incepted in 30 locations across Rajasthan in October 2021, the project has touched base upon 30 new locations with over 6000 students enrolled under 60 professionally trained...

Ms Sara Abdullah Pilot, Chairperson, CEQUIN India Talks About Sports to Achieve Gender Equality

"No country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contributions of half its citizens,” Michelle Obama, the former first lady of the United States of America has rightly said. Leading with this belief, CEQUIN, a Delhi-based NGO is working on the empowerment of women and girls,...

IHCL Partners With UNESCO for a cultural heritage project

Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), India’s largest hospitality company, has announced that it will collaborate with UNESCO to help preserve and promote the intangible cultural heritage of India, as part of a major new initiative meant to transform the travel landscape in the post pandemic world. Together, IHCL and UNESCO will offer experiential tours for travellers...

CSR: SBI donates Rs. 93 lakhs to support Para-Sports

State Bank of India, the country’s largest lender, to support para-sports and individuals' love for basketball, has contributed Rs. 93 lakhs to Project Mumbai - an NGO dedicated to supporting and promoting social initiatives. SBI as the initiative partner will also donate 24 wheelchairs to support the players and bring forward the concept 'Wheelchair...

Oxfam Virtual Trailwalker Challenge 2022 will focus on gender issues with the theme #WalkInMyShoes

The first edition of the Oxfam Virtual Trailwalker Challenge for 2022 imbibes the spirit of the National Girl Child Day. The theme of the challenge is #WalkInMyShoes. It will not just get participants closer to their fitness goals but also support Oxfam India's work towards gender and economic equality. National Day of the Girl Child National Girl...

Inclusive cultural show #UNLABEL featured musicians and dancers with special needs

For the third year in a row, #Unlabel, the flagship talent event of Bengaluru-based NGO 'Mitra for Life,' showcases talented people with Autism and other special needs. The event was organised by Mitra for Life with the goal of allowing the young performers to be recognised as artists rather than people with special needs. The...

How BoAt Succeeded As A Brand?

How BoAt Succeeded As A Brand? The music industry is seeing no bounds lately. This is because of the demand in the market for headphones, earbuds and other audibles. But the audibles are not just for the purpose of listening to music anymore. It has become more of a lifestyle need and is not less...

Merits, Demerits of Bill to Mandate Spending of 25% CSR Funds for Upkeep of Monuments

India is a country of varied heritage and culture. The rich history of the country is commemorated by many monuments spread across its expanse. The cultural and emotional value of these monuments and other cultural aspects is tremendous for Indians. This is why, its conservation, restoration and protection is the subject matter in the...

CSR: KFC India supports and sponsors Indian Deaf cricket teams

Furthering their efforts to build visibility and growth for the sport of deaf cricket in the country, KFC India today announced a partnership with the Indian Deaf Cricket Association (IDCA). The joint announcement was made today by Sumit Jain, President, Indian Deaf Cricket Association and Moksh Chopra, Chief Marketing Officer, KFC India along with...

CSR arm of Hyundai Motor India kickstarts ‘Art for Hope’ fest in support of traditional artisans and small art businesses

Hyundai Motor India Foundation (HMIF), the philanthropic and CSR arm of Hyundai Motor India, today inaugurated the much-awaitedArtisan Fest to encourage traditional artisans and small art businesses to capitalise their art works during this festive season. HMIF is organising a four-day trade exhibition cum sale market at ‘Museo Camera Centre of Photographic Arts’, Shri Ganesh...

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