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IIT Alumni Come Together For Social Change

Alumni from Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have come together to form a body — along the lines of NASSCOM — which will act as a platform to bring together social impact organisations in the country. Called IIT-IIT short for ‘IITians for Influencing India’s Transformation’, the platform by IIT alumni has been formed to...
fake calling scams

CSR: Beware of These Scam Calls

In a country like ours where mobile numbers and addresses are for sale in bulk databases, the field is open for fake scam calls and cyber fraud. Few privacy laws make it difficult to screen the frauds from the real deal. The worst hit are the elderly who may not be conversant with digital...
AEML Management team along with employees cleaned office premises as well surrounding areas as part of Swachh Bharat Mission today in Mumbai

AEML employees clean up for Swachh Bharat Mission

The employees of Adani Electricity Mumbai Limited (AEML) marked the Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations by participating in the Government of India’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. AEML took a pledge to extend its support with its employees taking part in the 'Swachhta hi Seva Movement' during the festivities of Ganesh Chaturthi in the city. Earlier this week,...
Bihar

My Journey To Bihar

Bihar is a beautiful State with beautiful people and a rich culture and glorious heritage. It is a state that manufactures the most academicians, IITians, doctors, IAS, IPS and IRS officers. However the ground reality is different. Bihar comprises three distinct regions, Magadh, Mithila and Bhojpur, each having its own distinct culture and history. Historically, Bihar...
Indian brands

CSR: Indian Brands That Are Thought To Be Foreign

Make in India has taken the population of India with a bang. There is a huge uproar in the country about using local products. People are giving up on using the brands that they been loyal to for years, just to participate in ‘Make in India’ movement. In all this, several indian brands are...

CSR: Brands That Are Not Made In India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the ‘Make in India’ movement on 25 September 2014. The goal was to encourage the corporate houses to set up production in India and for the citizens to use the products that are made in India. The movement has paid off with improving the state of economic affairs significantly. With...
International Day for South-South Cooperation

UN commemorates South-South Cooperation Day in Asia-Pacific

Countries across Asia and the Pacific on Wednesday called for deepening cooperation among developing countries to foster sustainable development in the region. The call came as part of a commemorative event for South-South Day held each year on 12 September. Jointly organized by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific...
Suicide

CSR: Student Suicides in India

According to latest data submitted to the ministry of home affairs by all the gates and union territories of India, over 26,000 students committed suicide in three years from 2014. There were 9474 student suicide cases reported in 2016, which accounts to almost one suicide every hour. The situation is alarming because there are no...
India and section 377

CSR: Section 377 Ruled Out By Supreme Court of India

Homosexuals in India have always had a tough time living under constant fear of being punished for being what they are. When the world is not only legalising homosexuality but also celebrating same sex marriages in public, India is losing a lot of talented people by criminalising love. In 2013, the Supreme Court of India...
films driving social change

CSR: Role Of Films In Driving Social Change

Films have evolved over time from being just an art form to being a medium that has a potential to influence others. In 2009, across major territories and cities, there were over 6.8 billion cinema admissions worldwide. In India, there were 2000 multiplexes as of 2015 and 2.2 billion movie tickets were sold as...
nutrition revolution

CSR: Time Ripe For Nutrition Revolution

India has been able to fight protein hunger and calorie hunger but now there is a need to fight hidden hunger. India’s focus needs to shift from food security to nutrition security so that attention is paid not only to calories and proteins but also to micronutrients. If one wants healthy mothers and children,...
Rajesh Jha, CEO Vizhinjam Port

Adani Foundation commits 50 crores to Kerala Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund

Adani Foundation the CSR, sustainability and community outreach arm of the Adani Group, has committed INR 50 crore to the Kerala Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund, to support the people affected by the recent spate of devastating floods. The financial assistance will be dispatched in phases to aid the state in its herculean task...
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