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Webinar on Rebooting Indian Economy in the Post Pandemic World

Think Change Forum, an independent think tank dedicated towards seeking solutions for navigating the post-pandemic world, announced a new initiative aimed at bringing together some of the most reputed thinkers for developing new ideas to reboot the Indian economy. Called, ‘Ideas for Rebooting Indian Economy in the Post Pandemic World’, this initiative aims at holistically...

ABGUS supporting Prime Minister Modi’s Jal Shakti Abhiyan

The Akhil Bhartiya Gramin Uthan Samiti (ABGUS) abiding by all COVID-19 regulations conducted a workshop-cum-community consultation on the theme “valuing water” on World Water Day, 22nd March 2021. The workshop was organized  at the Tapukara sub-tehsil of block Tijara district Alwar, Rajasthan. The Chief Medical & Health Officer of CHC Tapukara Dr. Vinod Vijay was the...

ChildFund Report: 64% children feel they won’t be able to cope with curriculum after reopening of schools

Nonprofit organisation ChildFund has released an assessment report in collaboration with Council for Social Development. Titled, ‘Perception, Fears and Readiness for Reopening of Schools’, the purpose of the report is to understand the preparedness of the public education system vis-a-vis the perceptions and expectations of the important stakeholders with the aim to bring the...

Global Recycling Day 2021 – ILZDA Proposes Initiatives for Lead Recycling

On the occasion of Global Recycling Day yesterday, India Lead Zinc Development Association (ILZDA) highlighted the imperative need for safe disposal, organized collection and green recycling of Lead batteries. India is one of the largest consumers of Lead acid batteries and unfortunately there is also an informal Lead recycling sector owing to lack of awareness...

Clean-Up Foundation conducts COVID-19 vaccination and awareness campaign for rag-pickers in Mumbai

Continuing its work to help the rag-pickers of Mumbai, Clean-Up Foundation conducted an awareness campaign on improving health and hygiene of the city’s rag-pickers along with creating awareness about the COVID 19 vaccination. The initiative was part of the National Safety Week 2021 drive and was conducted in association with Aasra Welfare Association at ‘H’...

Women’s Day 2021 – Organizations making underprivileged Indian women self-sufficient

Over the years, there has been consistent expansion in women empowerment but there is a section that needs attention considering the present scenario i.e. rural areas. Women should have self-esteem, certainty, and the opportunity to pick their necessities and prerequisites but many fall under the category of underserved and underprivileged. Some organisations are working to...

World Hearing Day 2021 – Hearing Care for All

Hearing is very important for our communication. Our sense of hearing and fully functional ears are crucial in our lives. World Hearing Day WHO celebrates World Hearing Day every year on 3rd March. This year’s theme is hearing care for all. A new report on hearing being published today is concerned with people having hearing problems...

UNDP supports the REVIVE Alliance to restore livelihoods across India

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with Samhita-Collective Good Foundation’s (CGF) REVIVE Alliance, has committed to supporting and restoring the livelihoods of informal workers, nano and micro-entrepreneurs, artisans and women collectives who have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. What is the REVIVE Alliance? REVIVE is a recently launched $6.85 million multi-stakeholder blended finance...

Yaru Juneja, Founder RajasthanBeats thanks the government for an inclusive budget

The Chief Minister of Indian State of Rajasthan presented the state budget for the financial year 2021-2022 on the floor of state assembly on Wednesday. RajasthanBeats, a leading advocacy group claiming to work for welfare of public at large in Rajasthan said that the state budget is inclusive. As per Yaru Juneja, the founder...

Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand will mentor Tech Mahindra’s ‘phygital’ Global Chess League

As a five-time World Chess Champion, Viswanathan Anand has cemented his place among the greatest Champions of all times. His hallmark lightning speed and intuitive play is well recognized and critics rate him as one of the biggest natural talents ever in the history of chess. He is the only champion in chess history...
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British Council Exhibits Warli Art in Delhi

The British Council has launched a Warli Exhibition to celebrate India Craft Week 2021 and to showcase unique collaborations in Craft between India and the UK. The exhibit contains rare paintings of the creative genius Jivya Soma Mashe, the pioneer who popularized Warli art, nationally and internationally. British Council has joined hands with Crafts Village...

U.P. Women Power Line 1090 ‘Dus Nabbe’ Goes Digital

U.P. Women Power Line 1090 launched “Humari Surakhsa” -- a digital outreach programme wherein 1090 reaches out to women digitally, creates awareness, and captures data signals to device integrated solutions. 1090, or 'Dus Nabbe' as it's known in Uttar Pradesh, is a helpline for women who want to report harassment, cyber-crime, stalking or phone-related...

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