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Bollywood Actor Ananya Panday and Lakme Salon Spread #HappySmiles with Project Nanhi Kali

Lakme Salon launched the 5th edition of its Happy New You campaign. As part of this campaign, Lakme Salon has tied up with Project Nanhi Kali to spread #HappySmiles through the gift of education – the brand will sponsor the primary education of 100 girls in the new year and is also inviting all its...
Aniket Deogar, CEO of Haqdarshak

Catch Haqdarshak’s Webinar on Social Security and Welfare During a Pandemic

Haqdarshak Empowerment Solutions Private Limited, a civic-tech start-up which eases access to government welfare services, is organizing an insightful webinar on ‘Social security and welfare during a pandemic’, on 11th January 2020 from 3 pm to 4 pm, as part of its five-year anniversary series. Haqdarshak ensures citizens at the last mile get access to...
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5 Organizations that Powered the Social Service Sector in 2020

Covid-19 has posed an unprecedented challenge to the economy, from donations for PM CARES funds to donations of masks and essentials, corporates have done it all. To fight hunger and unemployment, several organizations came forward to help the impoverished youth get back on track. Here are a few organizations that inspired and empowered the...
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Nonprofit Room to Read Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Room to Read is celebrating its 20th anniversary across the globe. Currently Room to Read, in partnership with NDTV, is running a television campaign “Education Endures-Back to School” rallying to bring back all children to school after the pandemic. An international non-profit with its headquarters in San Francisco, USA, and operations across sixteen countries of Asia...
Ratan Tata

CSR News: Ratan Tata to be honoured with ‘Global Visionary of Sustainable Business and Peace’ award

Veteran industrialist Ratan Tata will be honoured by the Indo-Israel Chambers of Commerce for promoting innovation that supports sustainability and peace in the region, including with the Palestinians. The chairman emeritus of the Tata group will be honoured with 'Global Visionary of Sustainable Business and Peace' award during the launch of the Federation of Indo-Israel...

CSR: 4 organizations implementing sustainability in rural India

Working with communities in rural India has multiple approaches. It gives major learning to both, organizations and communities while implementing sustainable work on the ground. Currently, our large percentage of the rural population is struggling for basics like water, good health and sanitation, their family incomes and chances of getting new livelihood opportunities are meagre. Sustainability...

Oxfam India virtual Trailwalker raised over Rs. 50 lakhs

Oxfam India's 2020 virtual Trailwalker challenge concluded on a triumphant note on 29 November. This fundraiser gave thousands an opportunity to help them and also raise money for Oxfam India’s ongoing COVID-19 relief work, and their #RightsOverProfits campaign. The total amount raised by the walkathon was over Rs. 50 lakh. Two editions spread across five...

IIIT-Delhi hosts second annual Digital Delhi Conclave on ‘Urban Science for Sustainable Cities and Communities’

IIIT-Delhi hosted the second edition of Digital Delhi Conclave on December 5, 2020. This year, the agenda centred around the theme of ‘sustainable cities and communities’ which is an important sustainable development goal for the national capital. This was the second edition of the institute's annual conclave following the success of the inaugural edition...

International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2020 – Sightsavers India Film on COVID-19 Response

Sightsavers India, a global development organisation working in India since 1966 to eliminate avoidable blindness, has launched a film highlighting the plight of people with disabilities during COVID and the intervention by the organisation to support them on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The film focusses on Sightsavers’ three core areas of work...

National Pollution Control Day 2020 – Storytelling to Reduce Air Pollution in India

A new team from Keele University will explore the use of environmental storytelling as a tool to reduce urban air pollution in India. Researchers Dr Pawas Bisht and Dr Eva Giraud, from Keele’s School of Humanities, and Dr Sabina Kidwai from Jamia Millia Islamia, a leading public university based in New Delhi, have been awarded...

Districts of Odisha, UP and MP score lowest on 2020 Child Well-Being Index

Districts of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha have scored lowest in the second edition of the India Child Well-Being Report by NGO World Vision India. The ‘India Child Well-being Report 2020’ provides data on various child-centric indicators and analyses them through nine dimensions; namely life, bodily health, bodily integrity, senses, imagination, thoughts, emotions, practical reasons,...

5 Indian organisations for youth skill development and capacity building

India’s unemployment rate stands at 6.98% as per the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE). Some of the reasons attributed to this are lack of access to quality tertiary education and a burgeoning gap in the acquisition of skills. Importance of skill training is considered to be one of the most valuable aspects for...

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