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Financial & Cyber Crime : ICICI Bank trained 100 police officials

ICICI Bank trained 100 police officials on prevention and investigation of banking frauds Ranchi, Jharkhand:ICICI Bank, India’s largest private sector bank, in association with Jharkhand Police organised a training workshop for the police officials to enhance their knowledge and understanding in investigating cybercrimes and banking frauds. The Bank has conducted over 600 similar trainings to law...

Govt: Will Monitor wp Activities From Next Year

THE government today said it would start monitoring wp activities of corporates under the new Companies Act from next year. “This being the first year of implementation of the provisions, it will be possible to initiate monitoring of the wp activities under the above provision from next year only,” Minister of State for Corporate Affairs...

GAIL CSR Creates History

GAIL (INDIA) LIMITED GAIL CSR Creates History – 39 underprivileged students make it to the coveted IITs Kanpur, June 20, 2014: A whopping 39 students from economically marginalised backgrounds, sponsored by GAIL’s flagship education programme Utkarsh, have made it to the most coveted and prestigious engineering institutions of the country – the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). In what...

India Inc likely to spend Rs 22,000 cr on social sector

INDIA INC. will be investing around Rs 22,000 crore towards corporate social responsibility (wp) activities once the provisions of the recently amended Companies Act making it mandatory for such allocations get implemented, according to consultancy firm Ernst & Young.  “Given the mandate it is estimated that nearly 16,500 companies will invest Rs 22,000 crore...

A Development Thinking

thewpjournal is committed to assimilate and bring together the best of thinkers and advocates in the wp & Sustainability community across the world. Under this initiative we have invited our Linkedin connections & followers from all around the globe to participate and share their knowledge with one another. This week's article is by Dr. Gopi Ghosh

Fighting to Preserve the Seed

A global activist who opposes genetically modified organism (GMO) foods and Big Agriculture, Dr. Vandana Shiva addressed an enthusiastic crowd of youngsters at Arizona State University in the US and labors on with her message in spite of staunch criticism from different quarters.

Yes, we can : a 100% open defecation free area

After eight months of intensive sanitation drive, Block A, Nala Camp, Rangpuri Pahari has become a 100% Open Defecation Free area. Until now, the Block situated at Vasant Kunj, South Delhi was no different than any other typical urban slum area, where 65-70 per cent people opt for open defecation.

Resolve Tradition of Mistrust Between NGOs, Corporates

Why not involve NGO leaders in developing wp projects and programmes? NGOs are grassroots workers and corporates aren't, this difference will be there and should be retained

A Bug-licious Solution for Food Shortage

Entomophagy, for the uninitiated, is the practice of eating insects. And if the growing ‘buzz’ around ‘bug food’ is to be believed, it may well be an addition to our diet that is worth serious consideration both in terms of health benefits and a possible solution to FAO’s ominous Global famine forecast.

Modi Effect: TCS, Bharti Pledge Rs. 100 Cr To Build Toilets For Women

Within days of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal to corporates to contribute to building toilets, The wp Journal learns that TCS, Bharti Foundation, and Oriental Bank of Commerce will soon followed by several other companies.

Plastic wp

The universally dreaded plastic waste is now acquiring some ‘good-reuse-karma’. Upcycling techniques have generated a great potential to design more sustainable wp initiatives that can help clean up plastic waste, create useful products & generate fair trade employment opportunities

The Essence And Oils Of Innovations

The extraordinary story of Dharamveer Kamboj - risen from rickshaw puller to being honoured this month at Raisina Hill - tells us just how mistaken we would be to term social innovations as 'jugaad'

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