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Dr. Neelam Gupta of AROH Foundation Elaborates on the Role of NGOs in the Development of India

NGOs are very important in the social fabric of the country. Their reach at the grassroots level makes their activities very impactful aiding the effective development of a country. Dr Neelam Gupta, President and CEO of AROH Foundation, in an exclusive conversation with The CSR Journal, elaborates upon the role of the organization in...

National Road Safety Month 2022: In conversation with Shibashish Sahoo from Cube Highways

Cube Highways & Transportation Assets Advisors (P) Ltd is India's leading highway operations and maintenance advisor. In an exclusive interview for National Road Safety Month 2022, Shibashish Sahoo, Vice President of Social Initiatives puts a spotlight on how the company is driving positive change in communities and the world at large. Sahoo specializes in...

Author Snigdha Parupudi discusses the social impact of SST, the CSR arm of TVS Motor Company

Snigdha Parupudi was born and raised in Canada, then transplanted into a small town in south India. She is a gold medallist from Madras University and has experience working in the social sector. Her work has been published in Parabola, National Geographic Traveller, Open, The Indian Express, and The Hindu BusinessLine. Her book, A Silent...

In conversation with LGBTQIA+ activist and entertainer Rani Ko-He-Nur aka Sushant Divgikar

Watch anchor, model, entertainer and trans activist Rani Ko-He-Nur aka Sushant Divgikar like you've never seen her before. Rani is set to host The CSR Journal Excellence Awards 2021 in Mumbai. In a candid, mind-opening chat with The CSR Journal, she breaks down prejudices and stereotypes, talks transgender representation in pop culture and Bollywood, and...

Prashasti Rastogi, CSR & Diversity lead, Wiley India talks gender-inclusive workforces

For our ongoing series where we acquaint you with the #csrleaders of today, we spoke to Prashasti Rastogi who is currently the Director, Communications & Business Strategy at Wiley India and leads CSR for the company. This young achiever was recognised as DivHERsity Champion 2021 by Jobs For Her Diversity Awards 2021. She has...

Vivek Prakash of Jubilant Bhartia Foundation Talks on Holistic Development of the Country in the Post-COVID World

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a need for holistic development in order to recover from the blow dealt by the pandemic as well as stay prepared for future healthcare disasters. To achieve this, there is a need to focus on capacity building in healthcare, technological innovation, economic development, improved standard...

Atul Satija, CEO and Founder 2.0, GiveIndia on raising ₹700 crore for India’s fight against Covid-19

Atul Satija quit a high-flying corporate career to dedicate his time and energy towards alleviating poverty. After 17 years of corporate success in some of the largest global organisations, he decided to start The/Nudge Foundation to fulfill his passion of working on inequality and social issues facing India. Another compassionate act was signing the...

Santanu Ghoshal, CSR Head, Schaeffler India: Our CSR projects are well aligned with seven SDGs

Heading the pan India corporate social responsibility for a globally respected international company calls for a special set of leadership skills. With his versatile exposure in organizational development, talent management, Human Resource transformation and employee engagement, Mr. Santanu Ghoshal is equipped to lead confidently in multiple roles. Not only is he the CSR Head...

Puneet Anand, Asst. VP & Group Head – Corp Affairs & Comm, Hyundai Motors India Ltd. Talks CSR, Road Safety and Electric Cars

Apart from bringing the Korean aesthetic and attention to detail, Hyundai has become synonymous with road safety because of its long-running Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives that revolve around making drives safer. ‘Safe Move’ is one of the key pillars of Hyundai Motor Group’s long-term road-safety CSR initiative across the globe. During the sixth edition...

World Mental Health Day 2021: In Conversation with Sushree Sahu, Head of Counselling and Psychotherapy, Humanising Lives

On World Mental Health Day 2021 today, the world will showcase the efforts made in mental health in an unequal world. We spoke to Sushree Sahu from the non-profit organisation Humanising Lives. The NPO believes mental illness favours no colour, no gender – whether biological or preferred, no socio-economic class, no educational background, and...

Naghma Mulla, CEO, EdelGive Foundation on raising Rs. 100 crores for grassroots NGOs

We had the pleasure of interacting with a young social impact leader who is not only breaking the glass ceiling but also nurturing various philanthropic collaboratives at the national and international level. Naghma Mulla is the CEO of EdelGive Foundation, the philanthropic initiative of diversified financial services group, Edelweiss. She has developed and fostered...

Amitabh Kant: ‘CSR refers to a new form of welfare governance in India’

National Institution for Transforming India, also known as NITI Aayog, anchors the Aspirational Districts Programme (ADP) with support from Central Ministries and the State Governments. The Government of India constituted NITI Aayog to replace the Planning Commission, which had been instituted in 1950. This think tank and knowledge innovation hub has been given the...

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