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Shridhar Venkat, CEO, Akshaya Patra

Akshaya Patra CEO Shridhar Venkat on running the world’s largest NGO school meal programme

The Akshaya Patra Foundation celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2020. It continues to be the world's largest NGO school meal programme, serving hot, nutritious mid-day meals to 1.8 million school children in India every day. Not only does it reach out to kids, but to people in need at large. During the COVID-19 crisis,...

Mr Gurpratap Boparai from ŠKODA AUTO Volkswagen India Talks about CSR’s Role in ImprovingRoad Safety

As per the WHO Global Report on Road Safety 2018, India accounts for almost 11 per cent of road crash-related deaths in the world – the highest among 199 countries followed by China and the US. According to the latest Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) report on Road Crashes in 2019, on...

CSR सिर्फ पैसों से नहीं, जिम्मेदारी से भी हो – सुधीर मुनगंटीवार

महाराष्ट्र के पूर्व फ़ाइनेंस मिनिस्टर सुधीर मुनगंटीवार बीजेपी के कद्दावर नेता हैं, फ़ाइनेंस पर अच्छी पकड़ रखने वाले सुधीर मुनगंटीवार सीएसआर यानी कॉर्पोरेट सोशल रिस्पांसिबिलिटी में गहरी रूचि रखते है। सीएसआर फंड की मदद से सामाजिक काम करते है। सुधीर मुनगंटीवार महाराष्ट्र के चंद्रपुर से आते है, जहां इन्होने सीएसआर की मदद से जिले में...

आपदा में देवदूत बनकर आते हैं एनडीआरएफ जवान

जब भी हम आपदा और विपत्ति में होते हैं, हमें सिर्फ एक ही नाम आता है एनडीआरएफ, मुसीबत में फंसे लोगों की जान बचाने के लिए एनडीआरएफ के जवान देवदूत बनकर सामने आते हैं। 19 जनवरी यानी कि एनडीआरएफ रेजिंग डे, इस खास मौके पर बातचीत करने के लिए हमारे साथ मौजूद है एनडीआरएफ...

Shaina Ganapathy from Embassy Group Talks about the Power of Collaboration in CSR

With an aim to build a sustainable ecosystem and actively contribute to the Social, Economic, and Environmental Development of the communities in which it operates, the Embassy Group has been focusing its CSR initiatives in addressing the education and healthcare challenges in collaboration with the government. The group has been pioneering in collective CSR...

मिलिए उनसे जिनका केटो के जरिये मदद करना है जुनून

भारत में दानवीरों की कोई कमी नहीं है। चाहे वह कॉरपोरेट सोशल रिस्पांसिबिलिटी के जरिए कॉर्पोरेट दान दें। या फिर या फिर एक आम इंसान दान दे।  फंड रेजिंग के जरिए केटो ऑर्गेनाइजेशन ने करोड़ों लोगों की जिंदगियों में बदलाव ला चुका है। Ketto Organization के फाउंडर और सीईओ वरुण शेठ से बातचीत करते...

डाबर इंडिया के सीएसआर हेड ए सुधाकर से ख़ास बातचीत

डाबर इंडिया लिमिटेड भारत में FMCG क्षेत्र में चौथी सबसे बड़ी कंपनी है। 1884 में कोलकाता में बर्मन परिवार ने जब एक छोटी आयुर्वेदिक दवा कंपनी के रूप में शुरुआत की थी तो 136 साल बाद यह नंबर वन कंपनी बन जाएगी किसी ने सोचा नहीं होगा। आयुर्वेदिक व नैचरल हेल्थ केयर क्षेत्र में...
UNDP Accelerator Lab India

Dr Krishnan Srinivasaraghavan, Rozita Singh and Swetha Kolluri from UNDP Accelerator Lab India talk about Innovative Solutions to Development Challenges

The UNDP Accelerator Lab in India is part of the world’s largest and fastest learning network working with development challenges. Globally it was launched in 2019 by the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) and the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany. The network taps into local innovations to create actionable insights...

Imre Havasi, MD, Cargill Animal Nutrition (India) talks food security and livelihoods

As a global leader in the food and agriculture sectors, Cargill CSR plays a critical role in food security. Cargill and its Animal Nutrition business have set a wide range of sustainability goals. These include reduced emissions from manufacturing plants, incorporating new, to eco-friendly ways to generate energy. This global food corporation has also...

Philanthropist Shantilal Muttha on empowering the underprivileged

If necessity is the mother of invention, adversity is the mother of empathy. Shantilal Muttha was a little village boy who went on to become an entrepreneur, and then an agent of social change. Despite an impoverished childhood and adversity early in his own life, he has brought light into the lives of the...

Shubha Srinivasan (Director) Deloitte India talks Social Response to COVID-19

The unprecedented situations arising from COVID-19 require a new roadmap for recovery. The economy of India – and most of the world, for that matter – is in shambles. While businesses work towards regenerating the economy, corporate social responsibility and development initiatives have to rethink how they will uplift the most vulnerable sections of...

Himmat Hai Toh Jeet Hai: Feroz Abbas Khan and Poonam Muttreja, PFI

Together, we can surmount any crisis – including a global pandemic. This is the underlying message of nonprofit organization Population Foundation of India’s new campaign that is trying to put some cheer back in people’s lives. The CSR Journal spoke to Poonam Muttreja, Executive Director, Population Foundation of India (PFI) and two-time National Award-winning filmmaker...

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