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CSR: Counselling In Schools In India

Counselling or Psychotherapy is not considered as an option in Indian society. Often it is tagged as a service for mad people. The stigma does not allow vulnerable people to seek help when they need it. Adolescence and childhood is a developmental stage for ever individual. In order to ensure that a mentally and...
Art therapy for prisoners

CSR: Prisoners Find Catharsis In Art

Punishment for its own sake is pointless, if it doesn’t transform the mindsets and attitudes of offenders. A prison can become a dangerous breeding ground for criminals, fuelling the very activity it seeks to deter. Incarcerated individuals have little control over their circumstances or future. Years of confinement result in greater loss of self-worth, a...
breast cancer awareness

Making Cancer Curable

On the occasion of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we are turning our gaze to this deadly condition. Cervical cancer and breast cancer are the most common cause of cancer deaths among women in India, but early detection and proper treatment can improve this prognosis and can make cancer curable. A study conducted by E&Y and...
oral health in India

CSR: Oral Health Awareness In India

Oral health is an indicator of overall health. Hence, it is very important to maintain oral hygiene. In India, ignorance is a major cause of poor oral health in the country. In fact, people visit dentists only in case of severe problem or crisis. This too is done after the age of 40. And...
smartphones

The Menace of Smartphones

Smartphones have taken the world by storm. There are already more smartphones in the world than there are people. The obsession of having a smartphone, and network to be able to operate it, is astonishing. Every individual today who owns a smartphone is desperate to find network. It is true that human beings made...
reading

CSR: Read To Stay Mentally Healthy

According to a recent study, the average attention span of human beings has declined from 12 seconds in the year 2000 to 8 seconds in 2015. With the fast pace of life, and enormous amount of content available for everyone to consume, it has become very difficult for individuals to build patience and attentively...

Apollo Hospitals launches Heart Challenge to motivate the nation to walk to a Healthy Heart

Apollo Hospitals announced the Apollo Heart Challenge on the occasion of World Heart Day today. By downloading the AskApollo app anyone can participate in the challenge of completing 10,000 steps per day. The Apollo Heart Challenge is part of the Apollo Healthy Heart Program. It is a personalized Cardiac Health Management Program that helps...
Maruti Suzuki and Zydus

Maruti Suzuki partners with Zydus, sets up modern polyclinic in Becharaji, Gujarat

Access to quality and affordable health care services is a challenge in Becharaji and surrounding villages, especially as rising industrial and economic activity in the region causes a rapid increase in population. Maruti Suzuki India Limited, which has undertaken CSR projects in water, sanitation, infrastructure development and school education in its 26 adopted villages...
Maruti Suzuki water ATMs

Maruti Suzuki inaugurates 11 Water ATMs in Nelamangala, Karnataka

To offer clean drinking water at an affordable price, Maruti Suzuki simultaneously operationalized 11 water ATMs across multiple villages. The Company, which has a stockyard in Sompura from where it serves customers in South India, had recognized that clean drinking water was a critical need of local residents. With rapid industrialization and growth in...
mobile phone safety

Mobile phone safety for children

Last week, The CSR Journal took you through scam calls and cybercrimes against women. The attention shifts to the dangers of the mobile phone your child is using. Parents must understand the risks and benefits of their child’s digital life and take the right precautions and safety measures when using mobile devices. Here's what...
Burzis Taraporewala, Senior Adviser, Tata Trusts; Sarv Saravanan, Senior VP & GM, Dell EMC Centre of Excellence and Anupriya Patel, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare

CSR: Tech solution for a nationwide healthcare program

Ashman Bharat’s NCD (Non-communicable Diseases) program is being deployed in 200 districts across India by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. At an event at Nirman Bhavana last week, the Ministry exchanged MoUs with the Tata Trusts and Dell who have partnered with Got of India to provide a technological platform to power...

CSR: World Alzheimer’s Day 2018 – How To Reduce Risk Of Dementia

In India, there are about 4 million people who suffer from some form of Dementia. Of them about 1.6 million people suffer from Alzheimer’s making it most common amongst them all. Every year, 21st September is celebrated as World Alzheimer’s day, in order to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Some of the most common...
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