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CSR of Grundfos India supports flood relief efforts in Chennai

With Chennai receiving 491% more rainfall between November 7 and 12, the city once again witnessed flooding in at least 78 locations, including 167 streets that faced severe water stagnation. In lieu of this, Grundfos India, along with its distribution partner, Siddharth Electricals, supported the Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority, Greater Chennai Corporation, Chennai Smart...
self defence workshop

Self Defence Workshop for the LGBTQIA+ Communities

To be able to look after oneself – physically, intellectually and financially is an incredible feeling. A cis gendered, able-bodied, heterosexual person is often brave enough to defend him/herself in time of need. For them, physical care means regular exercise or staying fit, but many face the burden and need to be able to...

Karnataka government gets more serious about CSR

In a new development for corporate social responsibility, the Karnataka Government signed a Memorandum of Understanding this week to streamline CSR funding in the State. MoU is focused on increasing the visibility of CSR funding opportunities in the state for maximum impact. It also aims to leverage CSR data for evidence-based decision-making to achieve...
indie adoption drive

Adopt indie pets at 3-day virtual adoption drive in Mumbai

The pandemic not only saw a rise in requests on social media from rescuers, shelters, NGOs, and other individuals to share adoption appeals but also in the number of aspirant pet parents looking for pets to adopt. Mars Petcare and Petsy with its virtual pet adoption portal brings together both these stakeholders together and...

Climate change conference TEDx Gateway Countdown 2021 scheduled for October 31, 2021

TEDxGateway, an independently organized TED event and the Government of Maharashtra have today announced TEDx Gateway Countdown 2021, a global initiative to champion and accelerate solutions to the climate crisis and turning ideas into action. Scheduled on 31st October 2021 from 4pm IST, this virtual event brings together an array of speakers encompassing climate...
road safety for children

Study highlights gaps in road safety for children

Children face a high degree of risk while commuting to and from school due to poor road planning, limited enforcement and poor traffic behaviour. According to data provided by the Ministry of Roads Transport and Highways (MoRTH), over 11,000 children below the age of 18 were killed in road crashes in 2019 in India....
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Narayan Seva Sansthan held webinar on CSR Education for differently-abled and children

Narayan Seva Sansthan, an NGO that has charitable hospitals under them in the country for differently-abled people suffering from Polio, Cerebral Palsy and by birth, hosted webinar to promote ‘CSR Education for differently-abled and children’. The objective behind the webinar was to develop an understanding of the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic on education and...
K. C. Mahindra scholarship

K.C. Mahindra Scholarship for Post Graduate Studies Abroad awards scholarships worth Rs. 2.72 crores to exceptional students

The K. C. Mahindra Scholarship for Post Graduate Studies Abroad was awarded to 65 students this year. The top three scholars get scholarships worth Rs. 8 lakh each and the rest receive scholarships worth Rs. 4 lakh each. Aimed at enabling higher education for the brightest and best students in India, the total value of...
Zayed award - Pope Francis and Guterres

Call for entries – 2022 Zayed Award for Human Fraternity

The Higher Committee of Human Fraternity opened nominations Thursday July 1, for the 2022 Zayed Award for Human Fraternity, an independent global award recognizing individuals and entities who have made profound contributions to human progress and the facilitation of peaceful coexistence. The award, which includes a $1 million prize, was established in February 2019 to...

International MSME Day 2021: Wadhwani Foundation calls for Empowering MSMEs

International MSME Day 2021 is a time to introspect and reflect upon the hardships bestowed upon the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) sector. MSMEs are a crucial part of the economic and social fabric of the country, and complete recovery will only be possible with high-intensity and strategically structured support to this high-spirited...
Sunita Bhuyan - Healing Notes

Healing Notes – Virtual conclave to explore connections between music and mental wellbeing

Hinduja Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Hinduja Group, which recently made a foray into mental health advocacy has joined hands with the National Brain Research Center to host a virtual conclave ‘Healing Notes’ to mark World Music Day. Catch the conclave live on the Hinduja Group's Youtube channel and the Hinduja Foundation's Facebook page. Curated...
Equitas - pavement dwellers

Equitas bank’s CSR programme gave home and dignity to 2000 pavement dwellers in Chennai

Equitas Small Finance Bank through its Bird’s Nest – Pavement Dweller Rehabilitation CSR programme, provided housing, food security, healthcare, livelihood skill development, and supplemental education to ultra-poor families over an 18-month period – ultimately placing them on the path to self-sufficiency. The bank has transformed the lives of over 2000 pavement dwellers in Chennai...

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