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Vi CSR Scholarship Programme awards Rs. 20,000 each to 1000 promising students for online education

Vodafone Idea Foundation, the CSR arm of Vi, announced the results of its Students Scholarship Programme 2021. The Foundation distributed scholarships of Rs. 20,000 each to 1000 students across India. The results for the teachers' scholarships have already been announced. What is the CSR initiative about? The Vi CSR Scholarship initiative aims to bridge the social...
Ramdas Athawale flagging off Swasthya scheme by the CSR arm of Chetak Group

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale rolls out Swasthya scheme by CSR arm of Chetak Group

Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Ramdas Athawale formally rolled out Chetak Foundation’s Swasthya (Health & Fitness) Scheme to felicitate over 10,000 underprivileged drivers and Covid frontline workers and provide them with high-quality Sanitization kits, which will prepare them to avert the Third Wave of Covid. Chetak Foundation is the social...
Honeywell critical care

CSR: Honeywell sets up Critical Care Centre in Mumbai as part of Rs. 22 crore pledged for COVID-19 relief in India

Honeywell today announced that it has established an intensive care unit (ICU) facility at the Dahisar COVID-19 Jumbo Centre in the city to treat critical COVID-19 patients. This is the second such facility set up as part of Honeywell’s COVID relief efforts in India under the company's CSR. The company established a similar facility in...

IndiGo releases its first ESG report titled IndiGo Green

India’s leading carrier IndiGo has published its first ESG Report. Christened as IndiGo Green, the report shares the company’s outlook towards good governance and an overview of the environmental and social performance. The airline has been in the process of institutionalising a sustainable approach to operations over the last few years, where-in sustainability is...
Samadhan cattle health camp

Hindustan Zinc organizes cattle health camps in 5 districts of Rajasthan under Samadhan CSR project

Hindustan Zinc organised cattle health camps across 5 districts in Rajasthan throughout the month of July. Through their flagship CSR project Samadhan, they are aiming to improve the income of farmers and livestock rearers through sustainable farm based livelihood interventions. More than 35,800 cattle of over 3400 livestock owners including women farmers benefited from...
CCU beds set up YouWeCan Foundation and CSR wing of Accenture at Government General Hospital in Nizamabad, Telangana

CSR News: Accenture and Yuvraj Singh’s Foundation YouWeCan add 120 critical care beds to govt hospital in Nizamabad

In May 2021, Accenture announced a $25 million (approx Rs. 185 crore) commitment for COVID-19 relief efforts in India. As part of its overall CSR commitment, Accenture had announced that it will invest in strengthening the healthcare infrastructure in the country, augmenting existing hospitals with beds and ICUs and set up oxygen plants. The company...
clean cooking

NITI Aayog: Renewable energy could be a powerful engine for the recovery of India’s economy

"Promotion of renewable energy could be a powerful engine for the recovery of the country’s economy after the Coronavirus crisis, creating new and secure jobs”. Renewable energy improves air quality and provides opportunity to invest in health and climate protection," said Rajnath Ram, Adivisor- Energy, NITI Aayog in his keynote address at a webinar...
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Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners commits $100 million to renewable energy investments with Amp Energy India

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), among the largest renewable energy focused fund managers globally, has signed an investment agreement through its Copenhagen Infrastructure New Markets Fund I (CI NMF) with Amp Energy India Private Limited (“Amp India”). The agreement enables joint equity investments in excess of $200 million in renewable energy projects in India, with the...
FM skill development programme

CSR: Embassy Group introduces new FM skill development programme with job placements for all students from adopted govt schools

Embassy Group, in a cumulated effort to chalk the career paths of govt. school students has introduced a unique FM skill development programme for all students from its adopted government schools. Upon completion of the four-month course in various verticals of Facility Management, the students will also find job placements at TCFM. TCFM (Technique Control...
Uber vaccinates 1 lakh drivers

Uber vaccinates 1 lakh drives against COVID-19 as part of Rs. 18.5 crore CSR initiative

Uber today announced that more than 100,000 drivers on its platform have received at least one COVID vaccine shot. This is part of the company’s Rs. 18.5 crore initiative to have 150,000 of the drivers on its platform vaccinated by year-end as a part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Uber has made rapid progress...
iTeach Schools

CSR News: Credit Suisse extends its partnership with iTeach Schools to support 1300 underprivileged students

Credit Suisse has renewed its commitment to iTeach Schools for another three years, to support underprivileged students at three schools in Pune. These schools are iTeach BJR (Babu Jagjeevan Ram EMSS), iTeach KRJ (Keshav Rao Jedhe EMSS), and iTeach SVT (Swargeeya Vitthal Tupe Smart Learning EMSS), and have a total capacity of educating 680...
Citi Bank

Citi India and Jaslok Hospital Announce Vaccination Drive in Low-Income Neighborhoods in and around Mumbai

Citi India (Citi) and Jaslok Hospital & Research Center (Jaslok Hospital) today announced a vaccination drive, Ummeed, for low-income individuals, eligible for their first or second dosage of Covishield. Together, Citi and Jaslok Hospital aim to inoculate 100,000 citizens for free under this collaboration, one of the largest of its kind, in Dharavi.  The drive commenced...

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