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Integration of Cycling in Daily Transit – Best Practices

Climate change and global warming show a bleak image of tomorrow if steps are not taken today to reduce carbon emissions. One of the major contributors to carbon emissions and pollution, in general, is the use of vehicles. On the other hand, the realisation of good health has never been more apparent than at present....
COVID Orphans

Indian Entities Extending Support to COVID Orphans

The second wave of COVID-19 has been particularly disastrous for India. The healthcare systems have crashed and people have been losing their lives at a great speed. Amid this, many children have suffered the loss of one or both parents, leaving them mentally and financially unstable. These COVID orphans need additional support from the state,...
Cyclone Nisarga

Facing and Surviving Cyclones in Indian Subcontinent

Cyclones are common occurrences in India. In fact, the Indian subcontinent is one of the worst affected regions in the world with tropical cyclones. The subcontinent with a long coastline of 8041 kilometres is exposed to nearly 10 per cent of the world’s tropical cyclones. Of these, the majority of them have their initial...
Telecommunication Day

World Telecommunication Day: Role of Telecom in Fighting the COVID-19 Pandemic

17th May is observed as World Telecommunication and Information Society Day across the world every year to highlight the importance of telecommunication. This day is being celebrated since 1969 to mark the founding of ITU and the signing of the first International Telegraph Convention in 1865. The COVID-19 pandemic and resultant lockdowns across the world...
Nurses

International Nurses Day – A Tribute to The Unsung COVID Warriors

The COVID-19 pandemic has posed a major challenge to everyone’s work lives. However, it is at an altogether another level for the frontline warriors. While doctors take credit for recovery of patient from the virus, the contribution of a nurse in recovery of the patient is often overlooked. May 12th is observed as International Nurses...

CSR in Covid-19 – Connecting souls in the midst of a struggle between life and death

After several days of high fever, when there was no improvement in my health, it was time to go to the hospital, which set in motion a life-changing reality check. It was a huge challenge to get a bed in a small, run-down nursing home with insufficient medical facilities, not knowing whether there would...
HDFC Parivartan - Bihar

Top CSR interventions in Bihar

CSR in Bihar needs a lift from India Inc. The third-largest state in India, Bihar boasts rich cultural ties and houses ancient places of worship for Buddhists, Hindus, Sikhs and Jains. However, unemployment is rampant in Bihar. Its fertile plains stand on the lower rungs of corporate social responsibility, with spends amounting to merely...
Sikkim

Top CSR initiatives in Sikkim

Sikkim is a border state in the North East of India. The state was recently in news for the conflict between India and China in the area. The state is also known for its scenic beauty and biodiversity, making it popular for tourism. The eco-sensitive nature of the state often comes in the way...
Raighad Fort, Maharashtra

Top CSR initiatives in Maharashtra

May 1st is celebrated as Maharashtra Day across the state of Maharashtra. The day is celebrated to commemorate the formation of the second most populous state in India. Mumbai, the capital of the state is considered to be the commercial capital of the country. Top business houses have their headquarters in Mumbai, making Maharashtra...
Gujarat IFFCO

Oxygen shortage – Gujarat Cooperatives to the Rescue

According to the Indian government, the demand for oxygen in hospitals and healthcare facilities has increased almost ten times compared to demand prior to the pandemic. With COVID-19 cases rising rapidly, many patients with severe infection are not getting the emergency oxygen supply they need. In order to help fulfill the rapidly increasing requirement...
George Floyd Verdict

George Floyd case verdict is a win for social justice

The killing of black civilian George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers in broad daylight sparked worldwide protests for social justice. A year later, justice is served as former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted on all counts in the killing of Floyd. This is a historic moment for the Black Lives Matter movement...
Ratan Tata - Tata Group

Tata Group Comes to the Rescue Again

The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic has been much more damaging for India than the first one. The virus is much more fatal and the numbers are growing at a very rapid pace. The healthcare systems have crashed, for there is a shortage of beds and oxygen supply. The doctors across the country are...

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